The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 20 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.74% 1.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 51 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 79.13% 71.83% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 48
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Median hourly rate £68.75 £27.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for BDD.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) HBase
2 8 (72.73%) Big Data
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Spark
3 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
3 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
4 5 (45.45%) Scala
4 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (45.45%) Spring
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) PaaS
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Spring Integration
6 3 (27.27%) GemFire
6 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) OWASP
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) Gradle
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Kafka

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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 8 (72.73%) Apache Spark
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (27.27%) GemFire
3 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) PaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) GitHub
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Big Data
1 8 (72.73%) HBase
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) OLTP
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Gradle
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Big Data Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Big Data Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) Kafka
2 3 (27.27%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
2 3 (27.27%) Spring Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Benchmarking
3 3 (27.27%) OWASP
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) HDFS
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) VMware