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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing BDD 33 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.67% 2.87% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 3.45% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 28
Median daily rate £350 £348 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £414 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
1538 1740 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.79% 83.13% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 1131 919
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 86 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.28 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 10 £350 -
Southampton 0 7 £350 +7.69% 5
Farnborough - 3 - -
Havant - 1 - - 6
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) Java
3 30 (52.63%) Selenium
4 27 (47.37%) TDD
4 27 (47.37%) Scrum
5 21 (36.84%) .NET
5 21 (36.84%) Oracle
6 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
6 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (33.33%) C#
8 18 (31.58%) SpecFlow
9 17 (29.82%) Cucumber
9 17 (29.82%) WebDriver
10 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
11 15 (26.32%) F#
11 15 (26.32%) PHP
12 14 (24.56%) SQL
12 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
12 14 (24.56%) User Stories
13 13 (22.81%) Defect Tracking
14 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
14 12 (21.05%) OO
14 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
14 12 (21.05%) Migration
15 11 (19.30%) ISEB
15 11 (19.30%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (17.54%) OOP
16 10 (17.54%) HTML
16 10 (17.54%) CSS
17 9 (15.79%) Oracle Reports

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 (7.02%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) WordPress
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) GIS
6 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.75%) HBase
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) Selenium
2 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (31.58%) SpecFlow
4 17 (29.82%) Cucumber
4 17 (29.82%) WebDriver
5 11 (19.30%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
6 7 (12.28%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.02%) Subversion
8 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.51%) Appium
9 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.51%) JIRA
9 2 (3.51%) JUnit
9 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.51%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.75%) JMeter
10 1 (1.75%) RubyMine
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Military
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Automation Tester
2 18 (31.58%) Tester
3 11 (19.30%) Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) CSS
2 10 (17.54%) HTML
3 8 (14.04%) jQuery
3 8 (14.04%) Zend Framework
4 7 (12.28%) HTML5
4 7 (12.28%) Web Services
5 4 (7.02%) JSON
5 4 (7.02%) REST
5 4 (7.02%) Spring
5 4 (7.02%) XML
6 3 (5.26%) LAMP
6 3 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (5.26%) RESTful
6 3 (5.26%) Symfony
7 2 (3.51%) Django
7 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) Java EE
8 1 (1.75%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Blog
2 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Scrum
2 27 (47.37%) TDD
3 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
4 14 (24.56%) User Stories
5 13 (22.81%) Defect Tracking
6 12 (21.05%) Migration
6 12 (21.05%) OO
6 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 10 (17.54%) OOP
8 9 (15.79%) MVC
9 8 (14.04%) Automation Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Test Management
11 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.53%) CRM
11 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 5 (8.77%) DevOps
12 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) F#
3 15 (26.32%) PHP
4 14 (24.56%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) C++
6 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) Python
8 4 (7.02%) VBScript
9 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.26%) Ruby
10 2 (3.51%) Scala
11 1 (1.75%) C
11 1 (1.75%) Erlang
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) ISEB
4 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
6 5 (8.77%) DBS Check
7 3 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.75%) Degree
8 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Zend
3 4 (7.02%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Pega
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.75%) Rally
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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