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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 91 95 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing BDD 35 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.59% 0.36% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.49% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 11
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£363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
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
1634 1217 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 74.07% 72.27% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 681 585
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 47 96
Average hourly rate £23.13 £33.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.48% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +10 18 £400 +23.07% 11
Basingstoke +1 4 £343 -14.37%
Portsmouth - 1 £375 - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Fordingbridge - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (71.64%) Scrum
3 42 (62.69%) TDD
4 39 (58.21%) Cucumber
5 36 (53.73%) Web Services
6 34 (50.75%) Java
7 31 (46.27%) Selenium
8 30 (44.78%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (40.30%) Jenkins
10 24 (35.82%) RESTful
11 22 (32.84%) JUnit
12 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
13 20 (29.85%) CSS
14 19 (28.36%) MVC
14 19 (28.36%) JSON
14 19 (28.36%) Spring
15 17 (25.37%) Web Development
16 16 (23.88%) Spring MVC
16 16 (23.88%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (23.88%) JPA
16 16 (23.88%) Mockito
17 15 (22.39%) Kanban
17 15 (22.39%) .NET
17 15 (22.39%) Linux
18 14 (20.90%) SQL
18 14 (20.90%) Hibernate
18 14 (20.90%) Maven
18 14 (20.90%) Subversion
18 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
18 14 (20.90%) VirtualBox

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 7 (10.45%) Apache
2 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.46%) TeamSite
3 5 (7.46%) CMS
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon S3
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 5 (7.46%) Intranet
3 3 (4.48%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.99%) Redis
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Cucumber
2 31 (46.27%) Selenium
3 27 (40.30%) Jenkins
4 22 (32.84%) JUnit
5 16 (23.88%) Mockito
6 14 (20.90%) Maven
6 14 (20.90%) Subversion
7 13 (19.40%) SoapUI
7 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
8 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
9 9 (13.43%) JMeter
10 7 (10.45%) RSpec
11 6 (8.96%) Jasmine
11 6 (8.96%) JIRA
11 6 (8.96%) LoadRunner
12 4 (5.97%) PHPUnit
12 4 (5.97%) Hudson
12 4 (5.97%) WATIR
12 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
13 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Java Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (8.96%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Tester
5 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (5.97%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) Web Services
2 24 (35.82%) RESTful
3 20 (29.85%) CSS
4 19 (28.36%) JSON
4 19 (28.36%) Spring
5 16 (23.88%) Spring MVC
5 16 (23.88%) JPA
6 15 (22.39%) .NET
7 14 (20.90%) Hibernate
8 12 (17.91%) Ajax
9 10 (14.93%) HTML5
9 10 (14.93%) HTML
10 9 (13.43%) SOAP
10 9 (13.43%) PostGIS
11 8 (11.94%) jQuery
11 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.94%) XML
12 5 (7.46%) KML
12 5 (7.46%) REST
13 4 (5.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Open Source
2 3 (4.48%) W3C
2 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) Wiki
3 2 (2.99%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (71.64%) Scrum
3 42 (62.69%) TDD
4 30 (44.78%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (28.36%) MVC
6 17 (25.37%) Web Development
7 15 (22.39%) Kanban
8 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
10 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
11 7 (10.45%) OO
11 7 (10.45%) User Stories
12 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
13 5 (7.46%) OOP
13 5 (7.46%) Web Design
13 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 4 (5.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) SQL
4 13 (19.40%) C#
5 10 (14.93%) Ruby
6 7 (10.45%) PHP
6 7 (10.45%) PHP5
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) WCAG
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) VirtualBox
2 10 (14.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Vagrant
2 10 (14.93%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Interwoven
2 3 (4.48%) Google
3 2 (2.99%) ESRI
4 1 (1.49%) Xamarin