Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +22
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.50% 2.14% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.63% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Warrington median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £375 £369 £389
90th Percentile £425 £544 £650
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +8.39%
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 175 228 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 86.63% 81.43% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 161 252
Warrington median daily rate £363 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -1.10% -4.71%
10th Percentile £213 £160 £225
90th Percentile £499 £619 £688
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £11.71 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.89% -14.84% -21.43%
10th Percentile £11.14 £9.00 £9.68
90th Percentile £51.88 £42.50 £17.10
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.83
% change year-on-year -7.89% -4.19% +11.59%

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 23 January 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 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (100.00%) Sauce Labs

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 1 (100.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (100.00%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation