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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 23 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.71% 0.41% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 0.49% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £438 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
119 203 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 68.00% 83.20% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 119 84
Median daily rate £315 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £222 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.78 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +38.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £14.58 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Azure Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft