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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 82 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs citing BDD 42 66 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.01% 3.62% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 4.99% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 64 22
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£325 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £403 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1511 1323 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.26% 72.57% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 792 784
Average daily rate £375 £383 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 79 104
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.81 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +18 32 £320 -5.88% 2
Portsmouth - 3 £500 - 3
Basingstoke -21 1 £375 +7.14% 2
Wallington - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (70.69%) TDD
2 31 (53.45%) Scrum
3 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (41.38%) CSS
5 22 (37.93%) HTML
5 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (37.93%) HTML5
6 20 (34.48%) Web Services
7 17 (29.31%) Cucumber
8 16 (27.59%) Selenium
9 15 (25.86%) Web Development
9 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
10 14 (24.14%) Java
11 13 (22.41%) .NET
11 13 (22.41%) C#
11 13 (22.41%) jQuery
11 13 (22.41%) Open Source
12 12 (20.69%) RESTful
12 12 (20.69%) Wiki
12 12 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (20.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (18.97%) Ember.js
13 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
13 11 (18.97%) CSS3
13 11 (18.97%) Redis
13 11 (18.97%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (18.97%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (18.97%) Node.js
3 8 (13.79%) TeamSite
3 8 (13.79%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (3.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Intranet
2 4 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (18.97%) Redis
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Cucumber
2 16 (27.59%) Selenium
3 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.24%) JUnit
5 8 (13.79%) Maven
5 8 (13.79%) Jasmine
6 7 (12.07%) Subversion
7 6 (10.34%) LoadRunner
7 6 (10.34%) JMeter
8 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.62%) Mockito
8 5 (8.62%) SpecFlow
9 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.17%) Ant
10 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.17%) JSUnit
10 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.17%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Web Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Programmer
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Web Programmer
6 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) CSS
2 22 (37.93%) HTML
2 22 (37.93%) HTML5
3 20 (34.48%) Web Services
4 13 (22.41%) .NET
4 13 (22.41%) jQuery
5 12 (20.69%) RESTful
5 12 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (18.97%) CSS3
6 11 (18.97%) Ember.js
6 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.97%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.62%) JSON
8 5 (8.62%) Spring MVC
8 5 (8.62%) Google Maps API
8 5 (8.62%) JPA
8 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.62%) Spring
8 5 (8.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Open Source
2 12 (20.69%) Wiki
3 5 (8.62%) W3C
4 4 (6.90%) GIS
5 2 (3.45%) Blog
5 2 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.45%) Xbox
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) TDD
2 31 (53.45%) Scrum
3 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.86%) Web Development
5 12 (20.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (18.97%) Web Application Development
6 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.52%) Web Design
9 8 (13.79%) MVC
10 6 (10.34%) User Stories
10 6 (10.34%) DevOps
11 5 (8.62%) Pair Programming
11 5 (8.62%) Kanban
11 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
12 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.14%) Java
3 13 (22.41%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) Perl
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISEB
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) WCAG
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VirtualBox
1 5 (8.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.17%) WebInspect
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Interwoven
2 5 (8.62%) Google
3 2 (3.45%) Twitter
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
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