The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 75 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing BDD 64 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.91% 1.99% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 2.69% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 64
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£344 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £438 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
BDD
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1747 1524 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.52% 73.94% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 907 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 75 81
Average hourly rate £25.55 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +5 36 £345 +6.15% 11
Winchester - 4 £291 - 1
Basingstoke 0 3 £325 -13.33% 1
Andover - 2 £350 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 96 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (78.10%) TDD
3 63 (60.00%) Scrum
4 57 (54.29%) Selenium
5 54 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (48.57%) Cucumber
7 45 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 45 (42.86%) Subversion
8 44 (41.90%) Java
9 36 (34.29%) Web Services
9 36 (34.29%) Jenkins
10 25 (23.81%) PHP
11 24 (22.86%) SQL
11 24 (22.86%) OO
11 24 (22.86%) Software Testing
11 24 (22.86%) Test Automation
12 23 (21.90%) RESTful
12 23 (21.90%) Unit Testing
13 22 (20.95%) Change Control
13 22 (20.95%) Spring
13 22 (20.95%) Linux
13 22 (20.95%) JUnit
14 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
14 20 (19.05%) Automated Testing
15 19 (18.10%) Web Development
15 19 (18.10%) .NET
15 19 (18.10%) C#
15 19 (18.10%) Apache
15 19 (18.10%) SOAP
15 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 19 (18.10%) Apache
2 7 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.95%) WordPress
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) Internet
2 6 (5.71%) DAB
3 2 (1.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.57%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.95%) DB2
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (54.29%) Selenium
2 51 (48.57%) Cucumber
3 45 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 45 (42.86%) Subversion
4 36 (34.29%) Jenkins
5 22 (20.95%) JUnit
6 16 (15.24%) JIRA
6 16 (15.24%) WebDriver
7 15 (14.29%) PHPUnit
8 14 (13.33%) JMeter
9 10 (9.52%) Mockito
9 10 (9.52%) SoapUI
10 9 (8.57%) NUnit
11 8 (7.62%) Maven
12 7 (6.67%) Gerrit
13 6 (5.71%) SpecFlow
14 5 (4.76%) Appium
14 5 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
16 3 (2.86%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Military
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Developer
2 39 (37.14%) Analyst
3 33 (31.43%) Test Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Automation Analyst
5 15 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 15 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Test Team Leader
7 9 (8.57%) Team Leader
8 8 (7.62%) Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Magento Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (2.86%) Automation Tester
13 2 (1.90%) Agile Tester
13 2 (1.90%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.29%) Web Services
2 23 (21.90%) RESTful
3 22 (20.95%) Spring
4 19 (18.10%) .NET
4 19 (18.10%) SOAP
5 16 (15.24%) XML
6 13 (12.38%) REST
7 12 (11.43%) Gherkin
8 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 9 (8.57%) HTML
9 9 (8.57%) JSON
9 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.62%) OpenID
10 8 (7.62%) SAML
11 7 (6.67%) OAuth2
12 5 (4.76%) LAMP
12 5 (4.76%) CSS
13 4 (3.81%) HTML5
13 4 (3.81%) jQuery
13 4 (3.81%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.71%) GIS
3 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.90%) Replication
4 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Blog
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) iSeries
5 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.95%) iPad
5 1 (0.95%) DTV
5 1 (0.95%) Xbox
5 1 (0.95%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Linux
2 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (78.10%) TDD
3 63 (60.00%) Scrum
4 54 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (22.86%) Software Testing
5 24 (22.86%) OO
5 24 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 23 (21.90%) Unit Testing
7 22 (20.95%) Change Control
8 20 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
9 19 (18.10%) Web Development
9 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
10 15 (14.29%) User Stories
11 13 (12.38%) Load Testing
11 13 (12.38%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (10.48%) Test Management
12 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) Java
2 25 (23.81%) PHP
3 24 (22.86%) SQL
4 19 (18.10%) C#
5 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.62%) PHP5
7 7 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.76%) Ruby
9 3 (2.86%) Python
10 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.90%) F#
10 2 (1.90%) C++
11 1 (0.95%) VBScript
11 1 (0.95%) VB
11 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) ISEB
2 9 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) WSO2
4 3 (2.86%) CODA
4 3 (2.86%) HP
4 3 (2.86%) ESRI
5 2 (1.90%) Apple
5 2 (1.90%) Apigee
6 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.95%) Google
6 1 (0.95%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.95%) Twitter
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