The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 83 77 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Contract jobs citing BDD 33 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.64% 1.91% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.36% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 11
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
1545 1738 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.75% 81.14% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1115 873
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +5 7 £350 -3.44% 9
Andover - 6 £338 -
Farnborough - 3 £380 -
Basingstoke -12 1 - - 4
Portsmouth - 1 £500 - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) TDD
2 27 (50.94%) Java
3 24 (45.28%) Selenium
4 23 (43.40%) Scrum
5 21 (39.62%) Oracle
6 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
7 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (28.30%) WebDriver
8 15 (28.30%) C#
8 15 (28.30%) .NET
8 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
9 14 (26.42%) PHP
10 13 (24.53%) SpecFlow
10 13 (24.53%) SQL
11 12 (22.64%) HTML
11 12 (22.64%) CSS
11 12 (22.64%) OO
11 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
12 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
12 11 (20.75%) F#
13 10 (18.87%) ISEB
13 10 (18.87%) OOP
13 10 (18.87%) User Stories
14 9 (16.98%) Automation Testing
14 9 (16.98%) HTML5
14 9 (16.98%) Defect Tracking
14 9 (16.98%) Migration
14 9 (16.98%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (16.98%) Software Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (7.55%) JBoss
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) WordPress
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) PaaS
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) AMQP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.89%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Selenium
2 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
3 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (28.30%) WebDriver
5 13 (24.53%) SpecFlow
6 9 (16.98%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.55%) HP UFT
8 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
8 4 (7.55%) JIRA
8 4 (7.55%) Subversion
9 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
10 2 (3.77%) Appium
10 2 (3.77%) JUnit
10 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.77%) WATIR
10 2 (3.77%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Automation Tester
2 14 (26.42%) Tester
3 12 (22.64%) Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) PHP Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (7.55%) Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (5.66%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Tester
10 2 (3.77%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) CSS
2 12 (22.64%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) HTML5
4 8 (15.09%) jQuery
4 8 (15.09%) Zend Framework
5 6 (11.32%) Web Services
6 4 (7.55%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.55%) JSON
6 4 (7.55%) REST
6 4 (7.55%) Spring
7 3 (5.66%) LAMP
7 3 (5.66%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (5.66%) RESTful
7 3 (5.66%) Symfony
7 3 (5.66%) XML
8 2 (3.77%) Django
8 2 (3.77%) J2EE
9 1 (1.89%) Java EE
9 1 (1.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Blog
2 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) TDD
3 23 (43.40%) Scrum
4 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
5 12 (22.64%) OO
6 10 (18.87%) OOP
6 10 (18.87%) User Stories
7 9 (16.98%) Automation Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (16.98%) Migration
7 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
8 8 (15.09%) MVC
8 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Test Management
10 6 (11.32%) CRM
10 6 (11.32%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Web Development
11 5 (9.43%) Kanban
11 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) PHP
4 13 (24.53%) SQL
5 11 (20.75%) F#
6 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.43%) Python
7 5 (9.43%) Ruby
8 4 (7.55%) C++
9 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.77%) VBScript
11 1 (1.89%) C
11 1 (1.89%) Erlang
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.89%) Scala
11 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) ISEB
4 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.66%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Zend
3 3 (5.66%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Pega
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.89%) Rally
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
Southampton, Hampshire
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