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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.27% 0.62% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.88% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Average daily rate
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£335 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £385 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
1651 1135 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 75.08% 70.37% 73.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 654 632
Average daily rate £360 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 47 103
Average hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 16 £323 -0.76% 6
Basingstoke -5 4 £343 -14.37% 2
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 65 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (65.28%) TDD
3 46 (63.89%) Scrum
4 36 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 32 (44.44%) Java
5 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 31 (43.06%) CSS
7 30 (41.67%) Web Services
8 28 (38.89%) Selenium
9 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (31.94%) Web Development
10 22 (30.56%) HTML
10 22 (30.56%) HTML5
10 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
11 21 (29.17%) JUnit
12 20 (27.78%) RESTful
13 17 (23.61%) Open Source
14 16 (22.22%) MVC
14 16 (22.22%) Spring
15 15 (20.83%) .NET
16 14 (19.44%) JSON
17 13 (18.06%) JPA
17 13 (18.06%) Subversion
17 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
17 13 (18.06%) Spring MVC
17 13 (18.06%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
17 13 (18.06%) Mockito
17 13 (18.06%) SoapUI
17 13 (18.06%) CSS3

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (15.28%) Node.js
1 11 (15.28%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (11.11%) CMS
2 8 (11.11%) TeamSite
3 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.78%) Confluence
5 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (15.28%) Amazon S3
2 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Internet
2 8 (11.11%) Intranet
3 3 (4.17%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (15.28%) Redis
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Hazelcast
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 28 (38.89%) Selenium
3 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
4 21 (29.17%) JUnit
5 13 (18.06%) Subversion
5 13 (18.06%) SoapUI
5 13 (18.06%) Mockito
6 12 (16.67%) Maven
7 11 (15.28%) SpecFlow
8 9 (12.50%) Jasmine
8 9 (12.50%) JMeter
9 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 6 (8.33%) RSpec
10 6 (8.33%) JIRA
10 6 (8.33%) LoadRunner
11 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.17%) FitNesse
12 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (4.17%) JSUnit
12 3 (4.17%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 15 (20.83%) Web Developer
5 14 (19.44%) Java Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Programmer
6 11 (15.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Web Programmer
8 5 (6.94%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Tester
9 4 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) CSS
2 30 (41.67%) Web Services
3 22 (30.56%) HTML
3 22 (30.56%) HTML5
4 20 (27.78%) RESTful
5 16 (22.22%) Spring
6 15 (20.83%) .NET
7 14 (19.44%) JSON
8 13 (18.06%) Spring MVC
8 13 (18.06%) JPA
8 13 (18.06%) CSS3
9 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 11 (15.28%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (15.28%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (15.28%) Ajax
10 11 (15.28%) jQuery
10 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
10 11 (15.28%) Ember.js
11 9 (12.50%) SOAP
12 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Open Source
2 11 (15.28%) Wiki
3 5 (6.94%) W3C
4 4 (5.56%) GIS
5 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (65.28%) TDD
3 46 (63.89%) Scrum
4 23 (31.94%) Web Development
4 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.22%) MVC
6 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.67%) Kanban
8 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.28%) Web Application Development
8 11 (15.28%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 9 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 8 (11.11%) Web Design
10 8 (11.11%) User Stories
11 7 (9.72%) Test Strategy
11 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Java
1 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) Ruby
4 5 (6.94%) Perl
5 4 (5.56%) PHP
6 3 (4.17%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.17%) PHP5
6 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) WCAG
1 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) VirtualBox
2 9 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Vagrant
2 7 (9.72%) Puppet
3 3 (4.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Interwoven
2 5 (6.94%) Google
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) ESRI
5 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
Southampton, Hampshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £290 - £380 per day
Posted: 23 days ago