The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 74 72 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 38 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.10% 2.37% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.88% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 24
Median daily rate £475 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
1413 1838 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.24% 82.09% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1118 912
Median daily rate £400 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 75
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover 0 9 £423 +5.62% 1
Farnborough - 9 - - 1
Southampton -8 8 £475 +31.94% 5
Fareham - 2 £450 - 2
Portsmouth - 2 £475 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 62 (87.32%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.97%) Java
3 39 (54.93%) Scrum
4 36 (50.70%) Selenium
5 34 (47.89%) .NET
6 32 (45.07%) Test Scripting
7 31 (43.66%) TDD
8 29 (40.85%) C#
8 29 (40.85%) SpecFlow
9 28 (39.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (38.03%) F#
11 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
11 26 (36.62%) User Stories
12 25 (35.21%) Defect Tracking
13 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
14 23 (32.39%) Regression Testing
15 21 (29.58%) Migration
16 19 (26.76%) Oracle
17 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
18 17 (23.94%) Software Testing
19 14 (19.72%) Oracle APEX
19 14 (19.72%) Linux
19 14 (19.72%) Oracle Reports
20 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
21 12 (16.90%) Apache Hive
21 12 (16.90%) Scala
21 12 (16.90%) Hadoop
21 12 (16.90%) C++
21 12 (16.90%) HP UFT
21 12 (16.90%) Apache Spark

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.90%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.68%) Apache
3 4 (5.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.63%) GemFire
3 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) WordPress
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) PaaS
2 4 (5.63%) GitHub
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (16.90%) Apache Hive
2 12 (16.90%) Big Data
2 12 (16.90%) Hadoop
2 12 (16.90%) HBase
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
4 4 (5.63%) OLTP
5 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (50.70%) Selenium
2 29 (40.85%) SpecFlow
3 28 (39.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
5 14 (19.72%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
7 12 (16.90%) HP UFT
8 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.45%) Gradle
10 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.63%) JUnit
11 3 (4.23%) PHPUnit
11 3 (4.23%) Subversion
12 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.41%) JIRA
13 1 (1.41%) JMeter
13 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Military
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Automation Tester
1 28 (39.44%) Tester
2 27 (38.03%) Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Consultant
3 12 (16.90%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Big Data Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (9.86%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (8.45%) Apache Spark Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Scala Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Lead Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Python Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 8 (11.27%) Web Services
3 7 (9.86%) CSS
3 7 (9.86%) JSON
3 7 (9.86%) Spring
4 6 (8.45%) Kafka
4 6 (8.45%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (7.04%) Gherkin
5 5 (7.04%) XML
6 4 (5.63%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.63%) Spring Integration
7 3 (4.23%) LAMP
7 3 (4.23%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (4.23%) REST
7 3 (4.23%) RESTful
7 3 (4.23%) Symfony
8 2 (2.82%) Django
8 2 (2.82%) jQuery
8 2 (2.82%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Blog
2 2 (2.82%) Replication
2 2 (2.82%) User Experience
2 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (87.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.93%) Scrum
3 32 (45.07%) Test Scripting
4 31 (43.66%) TDD
5 26 (36.62%) User Stories
6 25 (35.21%) Defect Tracking
7 23 (32.39%) Regression Testing
8 21 (29.58%) Migration
9 17 (23.94%) Software Testing
10 12 (16.90%) Test Strategy
11 8 (11.27%) OO
12 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.04%) OOP
13 5 (7.04%) Open Source
14 4 (5.63%) Benchmarking
14 4 (5.63%) System Integration Testing
14 4 (5.63%) Validation
15 3 (4.23%) Kanban
15 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) C#
3 27 (38.03%) F#
4 12 (16.90%) C++
4 12 (16.90%) Scala
5 11 (15.49%) PHP
5 11 (15.49%) SQL
6 7 (9.86%) VBScript
7 6 (8.45%) Python
8 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.23%) C
10 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) DBS Check
4 5 (7.04%) ISEB
4 5 (7.04%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) HDFS
2 2 (2.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) HP
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.82%) Zend
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day £500-£750p/d
Posted: 3 days ago