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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 86 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 32 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.54% 3.54% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 4.92% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 18
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£300 £344 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +12.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
1516 1220 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.17% 71.89% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 745 849
Average daily rate £372 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 66 106
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +10 23 £300 -14.28% 3
Basingstoke -23 2 £363 +3.57% 2
Winchester -1 1 £335 +48.88%
Farnborough - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 7
Wallington - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (68.75%) TDD
3 36 (56.25%) Scrum
4 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 25 (39.06%) CSS
6 22 (34.38%) HTML
6 22 (34.38%) Web Services
6 22 (34.38%) HTML5
7 21 (32.81%) Cucumber
8 20 (31.25%) Selenium
9 18 (28.13%) Java
10 17 (26.56%) Web Development
11 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 14 (21.88%) .NET
12 14 (21.88%) JUnit
12 14 (21.88%) C#
12 14 (21.88%) Open Source
13 13 (20.31%) jQuery
13 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (20.31%) RESTful
14 12 (18.75%) Wiki
14 12 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (18.75%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 12 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (17.19%) Web Application Development
15 11 (17.19%) Ember.js
15 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
15 11 (17.19%) Node.js
15 11 (17.19%) CSS3

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (17.19%) Node.js
3 8 (12.50%) TeamSite
3 8 (12.50%) CMS
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon S3
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Intranet
2 5 (7.81%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) DAB
4 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (17.19%) Redis
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) Big Data
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Cucumber
2 20 (31.25%) Selenium
3 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (21.88%) JUnit
5 9 (14.06%) Subversion
5 9 (14.06%) Maven
6 8 (12.50%) JMeter
6 8 (12.50%) Jasmine
7 7 (10.94%) Mockito
8 6 (9.38%) LoadRunner
8 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
9 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
9 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
9 5 (7.81%) JIRA
10 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.69%) JSUnit
11 3 (4.69%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.69%) Ant
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Web Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 11 (17.19%) Programmer
5 11 (17.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Web Programmer
9 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
9 6 (9.38%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (7.81%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
12 3 (4.69%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (4.69%) Automation Analyst
13 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
13 2 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (3.13%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) CSS
2 22 (34.38%) HTML
2 22 (34.38%) Web Services
2 22 (34.38%) HTML5
3 14 (21.88%) .NET
4 13 (20.31%) jQuery
4 13 (20.31%) RESTful
5 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (17.19%) CSS3
6 11 (17.19%) Ember.js
6 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
6 11 (17.19%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (14.06%) Spring
8 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
8 7 (10.94%) JPA
9 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.38%) Ajax
9 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.38%) JSON
10 5 (7.81%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Open Source
2 12 (18.75%) Wiki
3 5 (7.81%) W3C
4 4 (6.25%) GIS
5 2 (3.13%) Blog
5 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.13%) Xbox
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) UNIX
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (68.75%) TDD
3 36 (56.25%) Scrum
4 17 (26.56%) Web Development
5 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (18.75%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 11 (17.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (17.19%) Web Application Development
7 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
8 10 (15.63%) MVC
9 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.06%) Web Design
9 9 (14.06%) Kanban
9 9 (14.06%) User Stories
10 6 (9.38%) DevOps
10 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (28.13%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) Perl
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
5 3 (4.69%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) ISEB
1 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) WCAG
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VirtualBox
1 6 (9.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.69%) WebInspect
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Interwoven
2 5 (7.81%) Google
3 2 (3.13%) Twitter
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
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