The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 38 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.84% 2.18% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.02% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +31.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £403 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1523 1257 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.82% 72.03% 68.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 705 577
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 93 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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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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 +15 24 £388 +17.42% 6
Portsmouth - 5 £500 - 5
Basingstoke -13 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 39 (73.58%) TDD
2 30 (56.60%) Scrum
3 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
4 24 (45.28%) HTML
4 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (43.40%) CSS
5 23 (43.40%) HTML5
6 18 (33.96%) jQuery
7 17 (32.08%) Web Development
8 14 (26.42%) C#
8 14 (26.42%) Open Source
9 13 (24.53%) CSS3
9 13 (24.53%) .NET
10 12 (22.64%) Wiki
10 12 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (22.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (22.64%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (22.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
10 12 (22.64%) Ember.js
10 12 (22.64%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (20.75%) Web Application Development
11 11 (20.75%) Node.js
11 11 (20.75%) Redis
11 11 (20.75%) Automated Testing
12 10 (18.87%) Kanban
12 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
13 9 (16.98%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (22.64%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (20.75%) Node.js
3 8 (15.09%) TeamSite
3 8 (15.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.32%) SaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Intranet
2 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (20.75%) Redis
3 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
2 9 (16.98%) Selenium
3 8 (15.09%) Jasmine
4 6 (11.32%) JUnit
5 5 (9.43%) Maven
6 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.55%) Subversion
7 3 (5.66%) Ant
7 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.66%) RSpec
7 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.66%) JIRA
7 3 (5.66%) Behat
7 3 (5.66%) JSUnit
7 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.77%) Mockito
8 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Web Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Programmer
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
5 9 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Web Programmer
6 7 (13.21%) Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (9.43%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (9.43%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Tester
11 2 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
11 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) HTML
2 23 (43.40%) CSS
2 23 (43.40%) HTML5
3 18 (33.96%) jQuery
4 13 (24.53%) .NET
4 13 (24.53%) CSS3
5 12 (22.64%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (22.64%) Ember.js
5 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.98%) Web Services
7 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.43%) Google Maps API
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (7.55%) RESTful
11 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Open Source
2 12 (22.64%) Wiki
3 5 (9.43%) Blog
3 5 (9.43%) W3C
3 5 (9.43%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (9.43%) Xbox
4 3 (5.66%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) TDD
2 30 (56.60%) Scrum
3 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.08%) Web Development
5 12 (22.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 11 (20.75%) Web Application Development
6 11 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (20.75%) Automated Testing
7 10 (18.87%) Kanban
8 9 (16.98%) Pair Programming
8 9 (16.98%) Web Design
8 9 (16.98%) MVC
9 5 (9.43%) Test-First Development
9 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) DevOps
10 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.42%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) PHP
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) WCAG
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.89%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Twitter
2 5 (9.43%) Interwoven
2 5 (9.43%) Google
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
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