The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 37 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.61% 2.35% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 3.11% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - -
BDD
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 161 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 67.99% 75.59% 78.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 86 99
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
Median hourly rate £17.45 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £31.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Basingstoke region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (33.33%) ForgeRock
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Rally
3 1 (33.33%) Testopia
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Testopia
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Pega
2 1 (33.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Rally
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore