The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 6 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.38% 2.84% 23.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 3.82% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £388 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
154 157 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 73.33% 74.41% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 113
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Ant
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) JAXB
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Gerrit
5 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Ant
3 3 (42.86%) Gerrit
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
5 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) JAXB
3 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Xamarin