Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 - 32
Rank change year-on-year - +32 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.69% - 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% - 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Warrington median daily rate £500 - £450
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157 178 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 88.20% 87.25% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 124 155
Warrington median daily rate £400 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44% -2.17%
10th Percentile £146 £213 £196
90th Percentile £600 £500 £627
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 5
Warrington median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £11.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +198.89% -14.84%
10th Percentile £19.05 £11.14 £9.00
90th Percentile £56.00 £51.88 £42.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.25 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +158.57% -7.89% -5.00%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Warrington

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Warrington.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Heroku
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) git-flow
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) git-flow
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft