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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 95 62 91
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +29
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% 3.07% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 3.92% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 12
Average daily rate £373 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £327 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
1477 1608 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.86% 78.40% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 885 706
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 71
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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
Southampton -17 3 £290 -28.61% 9
Portsmouth -3 2 £370 +5.33% 2
Winchester -8 1 - - 2
Andover - 1 - -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 71 (95.95%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (62.16%) Cucumber
3 43 (58.11%) Scrum
4 36 (48.65%) Java
5 35 (47.30%) Oracle
6 30 (40.54%) TDD
7 27 (36.49%) Selenium
8 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (29.73%) Functional Testing
10 21 (28.38%) Oracle Database
10 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
10 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
11 20 (27.03%) Test Scripting
12 19 (25.68%) HP
12 19 (25.68%) ISEB
13 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
13 18 (24.32%) Subversion
14 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
14 17 (22.97%) .NET
14 17 (22.97%) SpecFlow
14 17 (22.97%) WebDriver
15 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (21.62%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (21.62%) User Stories
15 16 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (21.62%) Software Testing
16 14 (18.92%) Ruby
16 14 (18.92%) ISEB Practitioner
16 14 (18.92%) SQL
17 13 (17.57%) C#

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.05%) JBoss
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.76%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.05%) GIS
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (62.16%) Cucumber
2 27 (36.49%) Selenium
3 18 (24.32%) Subversion
4 17 (22.97%) SpecFlow
4 17 (22.97%) WebDriver
5 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (17.57%) HP UFT
6 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
7 11 (14.86%) JIRA
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (10.81%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.76%) Appium
10 5 (6.76%) Zephyr
11 4 (5.41%) Gradle
11 4 (5.41%) JUnit
11 4 (5.41%) Maven
11 4 (5.41%) Mockito
11 4 (5.41%) RubyMine
12 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
13 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (9.46%) Military
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Analyst
2 21 (28.38%) Test Analyst
3 20 (27.03%) Developer
4 17 (22.97%) Tester
5 14 (18.92%) Consultant
6 13 (17.57%) Java Developer
7 11 (14.86%) Automation Tester
8 8 (10.81%) Test Consultant
9 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) Agile Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Agile Tester
10 6 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (8.11%) Integration Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Integration Test Analyst
11 5 (6.76%) Selenium Tester
12 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) Web Services
3 7 (9.46%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (9.46%) Apache CXF
4 6 (8.11%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.76%) CSS
5 5 (6.76%) JSON
5 5 (6.76%) RESTful
6 4 (5.41%) Spring
6 4 (5.41%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.05%) HTML
7 3 (4.05%) HTML5
7 3 (4.05%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.70%) GeoJSON
8 2 (2.70%) JTS
8 2 (2.70%) Middleware
8 2 (2.70%) REST
8 2 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (95.95%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (58.11%) Scrum
3 30 (40.54%) TDD
4 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (29.73%) Functional Testing
6 20 (27.03%) Test Scripting
7 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
8 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
9 16 (21.62%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (21.62%) Software Testing
9 16 (21.62%) User Stories
10 13 (17.57%) Automation Testing
10 13 (17.57%) Kanban
10 13 (17.57%) Test Management
11 12 (16.22%) Test Strategy
12 11 (14.86%) SDLC
13 9 (12.16%) Manual Testing
14 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
14 8 (10.81%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Java
2 14 (18.92%) Ruby
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 13 (17.57%) C#
4 11 (14.86%) C++
5 10 (13.51%) F#
6 8 (10.81%) Python
6 8 (10.81%) VBScript
7 7 (9.46%) VB
8 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
1 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.68%) ISEB
3 16 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (18.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
1 4 (5.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) Oracle
2 19 (25.68%) HP
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago