Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 52 52
Rank change year-on-year +31 0 -28
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.06% 2.52% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.81% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 7
Warrington median daily rate £375 £545 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.19% +36.25% -21.57%
10th Percentile £309 £325 £388
90th Percentile £530 £675 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -16.84% +18.75% -19.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 570 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 86.03% 89.76% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 387 299
Warrington median daily rate £390 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -2.70% +0.54%
10th Percentile £151 £304 £293
90th Percentile £575 £644 £682
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 14
Warrington median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +100.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.75 £30.13
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% - -41.67%

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

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Warrington over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for BDD.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case

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 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Core
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) DevExpress
3 1 (14.29%) Apple