Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 13 December 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)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 13 23
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 10.34% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.54% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
West Lothian median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 62 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 86.11% 89.66% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 45
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -5.26%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £259
90th Percentile £530 £434 £425
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
West Lothian median hourly rate £14.64 £30.00 £8.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.20% +245.42% -13.15%
10th Percentile £11.17 £29.00 £8.14
90th Percentile £28.88 £31.00 £26.39
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +10.71% +3.70%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in West Lothian

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in West Lothian