Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 33 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 -9
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.84% 2.68% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.10% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Warrington median daily rate £450 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +38.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £359 £389 £313
90th Percentile £528 £650 £470
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £420 £388
% change year-on-year -5.95% +8.39% +6.90%
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 218 323 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 80.15% 86.60% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 245 405
Warrington median daily rate £450 £460 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -4.17% +28.00%
10th Percentile £169 £210 £313
90th Percentile £631 £688 £716
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% -21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £17.10 £50.64
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -6.47%

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 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) GitLab
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (20.00%) SFIA
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Slack
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) ZAP BI

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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) GitLab
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SFIA
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft