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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 88 67 98
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs citing BDD 31 55 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.44% 2.46% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.08% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 11
Average daily rate £380 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -3.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
1645 1788 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.37% 79.82% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 1088 901
Average daily rate £380 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 69
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Farnborough - 4 £428 -
Southampton -10 3 £333 -4.31% 7
Andover - 3 £325 -
Winchester -5 2 £475 +5.55% 4
Basingstoke -8 2 - - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £500 - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (93.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) Java
3 30 (50.85%) Cucumber
4 28 (47.46%) Selenium
5 26 (44.07%) TDD
6 22 (37.29%) Scrum
6 22 (37.29%) Oracle
7 16 (27.12%) WebDriver
8 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (23.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (23.73%) Automation Testing
8 14 (23.73%) Test Management
9 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
9 13 (22.03%) C#
9 13 (22.03%) SQL
9 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
10 12 (20.34%) .NET
10 12 (20.34%) CSS
10 12 (20.34%) ISEB
10 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
11 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
12 10 (16.95%) HTML
12 10 (16.95%) PHP
13 9 (15.25%) Linux
13 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.25%) Functional Testing
13 9 (15.25%) F#
14 8 (13.56%) User Stories

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (6.78%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) Confluence
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) PaaS
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
1 2 (3.39%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) AMQP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.08%) GIS
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.39%) Hazelcast
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (50.85%) Cucumber
2 28 (47.46%) Selenium
3 16 (27.12%) WebDriver
4 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
6 8 (13.56%) JIRA
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
9 5 (8.47%) Appium
9 5 (8.47%) Subversion
9 5 (8.47%) Zephyr
10 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
10 4 (6.78%) JUnit
11 3 (5.08%) Gradle
12 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
12 2 (3.39%) Maven
12 2 (3.39%) Mockito
12 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
12 2 (3.39%) WATIR
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Military
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 19 (32.20%) Test Analyst
3 18 (30.51%) Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Tester
5 12 (20.34%) Automation Tester
6 7 (11.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Agile Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Integration Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (5.08%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) CMS Business Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) .NET
1 12 (20.34%) CSS
2 10 (16.95%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) HTML5
4 6 (10.17%) jQuery
4 6 (10.17%) Spring
4 6 (10.17%) Zend Framework
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
6 4 (6.78%) JSON
7 3 (5.08%) Middleware
8 2 (3.39%) Ajax
8 2 (3.39%) Django
8 2 (3.39%) GeoJSON
8 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.39%) J2EE
8 2 (3.39%) JTS
8 2 (3.39%) REST
8 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
1 6 (10.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (93.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) TDD
3 22 (37.29%) Scrum
4 14 (23.73%) Automation Testing
4 14 (23.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (23.73%) Test Management
5 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
6 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
6 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.25%) Functional Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.56%) MVC
8 8 (13.56%) User Stories
9 7 (11.86%) Kanban
9 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.86%) OO
9 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.17%) CRM
10 6 (10.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) C#
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) PHP
4 9 (15.25%) F#
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.39%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) Erlang
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) ISEB
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
1 2 (3.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) HP
3 6 (10.17%) Zend
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe
5 2 (3.39%) Pega
5 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.69%) Rally
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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