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 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 90 47
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -43
Contract jobs citing BDD 59 16 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.72% 0.85% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.20% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 49
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£380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £291 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £403 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1681 1335 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.54% 70.71% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 777 693
Average daily rate £385 £370 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 70 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 +17 35 £363 +20.83% 10
Basingstoke -5 4 £375 -3.22% 2
Winchester - 1 £450 - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Fordingbridge - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 89 (92.71%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (84.38%) TDD
3 65 (67.71%) Scrum
4 61 (63.54%) Cucumber
5 59 (61.46%) Web Services
6 57 (59.38%) Java
6 57 (59.38%) Selenium
7 52 (54.17%) Jenkins
8 49 (51.04%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (41.67%) RESTful
10 37 (38.54%) JUnit
11 35 (36.46%) Subversion
12 34 (35.42%) Linux
13 33 (34.38%) Git (software)
14 31 (32.29%) Spring
14 31 (32.29%) JavaScript
15 30 (31.25%) Web Development
16 28 (29.17%) Apache
17 27 (28.13%) Mockito
18 26 (27.08%) CSS
18 26 (27.08%) Internet
18 26 (27.08%) Hibernate
19 25 (26.04%) JSON
20 23 (23.96%) Automated Testing
20 23 (23.96%) Change Control
21 21 (21.88%) OO
22 20 (20.83%) SOAP
22 20 (20.83%) MVC
22 20 (20.83%) Ajax
22 20 (20.83%) Open Source

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 28 (29.17%) Apache
2 14 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.04%) WordPress
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (7.29%) Amazon S3
2 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (7.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 7 (7.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.21%) Hazelcast
2 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (63.54%) Cucumber
2 57 (59.38%) Selenium
3 52 (54.17%) Jenkins
4 37 (38.54%) JUnit
5 35 (36.46%) Subversion
6 33 (34.38%) Git (software)
7 27 (28.13%) Mockito
8 18 (18.75%) Maven
9 12 (12.50%) SpecFlow
10 9 (9.38%) RSpec
10 9 (9.38%) WebDriver
11 7 (7.29%) SoapUI
12 6 (6.25%) Jasmine
12 6 (6.25%) PHPUnit
12 6 (6.25%) Eclipse
13 4 (4.17%) WATIR
13 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
14 3 (3.13%) Gerrit
15 2 (2.08%) Zephyr
15 2 (2.08%) Appium
General
1 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 28 (29.17%) Analyst
4 25 (26.04%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) PHP Developer
5 9 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Tester
7 6 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (61.46%) Web Services
2 40 (41.67%) RESTful
3 31 (32.29%) Spring
4 26 (27.08%) CSS
4 26 (27.08%) Hibernate
5 25 (26.04%) JSON
6 20 (20.83%) Ajax
6 20 (20.83%) SOAP
7 17 (17.71%) HTML
8 16 (16.67%) XML
9 15 (15.63%) Spring MVC
9 15 (15.63%) JPA
9 15 (15.63%) PostGIS
10 13 (13.54%) jQuery
11 12 (12.50%) REST
11 12 (12.50%) OpenID
11 12 (12.50%) HTML5
11 12 (12.50%) .NET
11 12 (12.50%) SAML
12 11 (11.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (5.21%) GIS
3 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (92.71%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (84.38%) TDD
3 65 (67.71%) Scrum
4 49 (51.04%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (31.25%) Web Development
6 23 (23.96%) Automated Testing
6 23 (23.96%) Change Control
7 21 (21.88%) OO
8 20 (20.83%) MVC
9 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
9 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 14 (14.58%) Kanban
11 13 (13.54%) SOA
12 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
14 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
15 7 (7.29%) OOP
15 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (6.25%) Test Strategy
16 6 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (59.38%) Java
2 31 (32.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.71%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) PHP
4 13 (13.54%) Ruby
5 10 (10.42%) C#
6 8 (8.33%) PHP5
7 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.04%) Python
8 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 7 (7.29%) Docker
3 1 (1.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
2 12 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) WSO2
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.13%) ESRI
5 1 (1.04%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £360 to £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago