Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +25
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.98% 1.04% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.19% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Warrington median daily rate £400 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -11.95% -33.75%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £346
90th Percentile £450 £375 £531
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% -15.79%
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 148 168 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 88.10% 87.05% 88.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 102 122
Warrington median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £208 £218
90th Percentile £585 £656 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.31% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 19
Warrington median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -9.38% +113.33%
10th Percentile £32.50 £9.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £57.50 £67.50 £65.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.37% -41.67% +62.16%

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 August 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Gatling
1 5 (100.00%) BrowserStack
1 5 (100.00%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (60.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) BrowserStack
1 5 (100.00%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Gatling
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA