Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 26 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 +10
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.49% 2.44% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 2.87% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 16
Warrington median daily rate £350 £413 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -24.31% +36.25%
10th Percentile £325 £346 £405
90th Percentile £375 £531 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £475
% change year-on-year -3.13% -15.79% +22.58%
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 180 209 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 88.67% 84.96% 92.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 137 376
Warrington median daily rate £388 £400 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -13.28% -0.81%
10th Percentile £207 £181 £278
90th Percentile £600 £619 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 10
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +113.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.68 £9.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £37.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -0.96%

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 21 September 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling

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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript