Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.44% 2.54% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 3.08% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 16
Warrington median daily rate £350 £450 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -17.43% +36.25%
10th Percentile £325 £355 £405
90th Percentile £375 £531 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +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 195 227 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 85.90% 82.25% 89.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 155 291
Warrington median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £204 £152 £225
90th Percentile £568 £627 £688
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 8
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £8.44 £9.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £33.00 £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £13.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +35.38% -33.76% +12.14%

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 20 November 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