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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 88 56 82
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Contract jobs citing BDD 30 70 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.53% 3.27% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.91% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 32
Median daily rate £375 £345 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
1549 1790 1620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.07% 83.53% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 1159 930
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 78 74
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 - 11 £375 -
Southampton -18 5 £413 +17.85% 4
Farnborough - 4 - -
Fareham - 1 £375 - 1
Havant - 1 - - 3
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (62.90%) Java
3 32 (51.61%) Scrum
4 31 (50.00%) TDD
4 31 (50.00%) Selenium
5 27 (43.55%) .NET
6 24 (38.71%) Test Scripting
6 24 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (37.10%) SpecFlow
7 23 (37.10%) C#
8 22 (35.48%) Oracle
8 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
9 20 (32.26%) F#
10 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
10 19 (30.65%) User Stories
11 18 (29.03%) Defect Tracking
12 17 (27.42%) Regression Testing
13 16 (25.81%) Migration
13 16 (25.81%) WebDriver
14 15 (24.19%) PHP
14 15 (24.19%) SQL
15 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
15 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
16 12 (19.35%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (19.35%) OO
17 11 (17.74%) C++
17 11 (17.74%) HTML
17 11 (17.74%) HP UFT
18 10 (16.13%) OOP
18 10 (16.13%) ISEB

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 4 (6.45%) Apache
1 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.84%) JBoss
2 3 (4.84%) WordPress
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) GemFire
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) PaaS
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
4 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.45%) Big Data
4 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.45%) HBase
5 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.61%) OLTP
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Selenium
2 24 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (37.10%) SpecFlow
4 16 (25.81%) WebDriver
5 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
6 12 (19.35%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (17.74%) HP UFT
8 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
9 4 (6.45%) Subversion
10 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.84%) JUnit
10 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
11 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.23%) Gradle
11 2 (3.23%) JIRA
11 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.61%) JMeter
12 1 (1.61%) MSTest
12 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Military
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Automation Tester
2 23 (37.10%) Tester
3 9 (14.52%) Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) PHP Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (4.84%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) .NET
2 11 (17.74%) HTML
3 10 (16.13%) CSS
4 8 (12.90%) jQuery
4 8 (12.90%) Zend Framework
5 7 (11.29%) HTML5
5 7 (11.29%) Web Services
6 6 (9.68%) Spring
7 5 (8.06%) JSON
8 4 (6.45%) REST
8 4 (6.45%) XML
9 3 (4.84%) J2EE
9 3 (4.84%) LAMP
9 3 (4.84%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (4.84%) RESTful
9 3 (4.84%) Symfony
10 2 (3.23%) Django
10 2 (3.23%) Middleware
10 2 (3.23%) Spring Boot
10 2 (3.23%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Blog
2 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Scrum
3 31 (50.00%) TDD
4 24 (38.71%) Test Scripting
5 19 (30.65%) User Stories
6 18 (29.03%) Defect Tracking
7 17 (27.42%) Regression Testing
8 16 (25.81%) Migration
9 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
10 12 (19.35%) OO
11 10 (16.13%) OOP
12 9 (14.52%) MVC
13 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
14 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
15 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
15 5 (8.06%) Automation Testing
15 5 (8.06%) CRM
15 5 (8.06%) Test Management
15 5 (8.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) Java
2 23 (37.10%) C#
3 20 (32.26%) F#
4 15 (24.19%) PHP
4 15 (24.19%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) C++
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.29%) VBScript
7 5 (8.06%) Python
8 4 (6.45%) Scala
9 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.84%) Ruby
10 2 (3.23%) C
10 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.61%) Erlang
11 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) ISEB
4 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (9.68%) DBS Check
5 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
6 4 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.23%) Degree
8 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Zend
3 5 (8.06%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Pega
5 1 (1.61%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.61%) Rally
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore