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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 29 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.91% 21.83% 10.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 26.74% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 50 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
150 187 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 68.18% 81.66% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 124 150
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £290 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.31 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.21% +13.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.11 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Blog
4 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Test-First Development
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum-ban
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Xbox
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blog
1 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (40.00%) Xbox
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum-ban
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test-First Development
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter