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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 86 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing BDD 30 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.55% 2.98% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 3.62% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 34
Median daily rate £375 £344 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £376 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
1529 1796 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.06% 82.27% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 1115 943
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 85 78
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 August 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 +1 13 £375 +7.14%
Farnborough - 5 - - 1
Southampton -21 2 £475 +37.68% 4
Fareham - 1 £375 - 2
Havant - 1 - - 4
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (63.49%) Java
3 38 (60.32%) Scrum
4 37 (58.73%) Selenium
5 34 (53.97%) .NET
6 32 (50.79%) Test Scripting
7 29 (46.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (46.03%) C#
7 29 (46.03%) SpecFlow
8 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
9 27 (42.86%) F#
10 26 (41.27%) User Stories
11 25 (39.68%) Defect Tracking
11 25 (39.68%) SC Cleared
12 23 (36.51%) TDD
12 23 (36.51%) Regression Testing
13 22 (34.92%) Oracle
14 21 (33.33%) Migration
15 19 (30.16%) Software Testing
16 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
17 14 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
17 14 (22.22%) PHP
17 14 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (19.05%) SQL
18 12 (19.05%) C++
18 12 (19.05%) HP UFT
18 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
19 11 (17.46%) Cucumber
20 9 (14.29%) OO
21 8 (12.70%) Web Services

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 5 (7.94%) Apache
1 5 (7.94%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.76%) JBoss
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) WordPress
3 2 (3.17%) GemFire
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) GitHub
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.94%) Apache Hive
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.94%) HBase
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) OLTP
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (58.73%) Selenium
2 29 (46.03%) SpecFlow
2 29 (46.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (19.05%) HP UFT
6 11 (17.46%) Cucumber
7 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.76%) Gradle
9 3 (4.76%) JUnit
9 3 (4.76%) PHPUnit
9 3 (4.76%) Subversion
10 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.59%) JIRA
11 1 (1.59%) JMeter
11 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.59%) Testopia
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Military
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Automation Tester
1 28 (44.44%) Tester
2 20 (31.75%) Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 7 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (7.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Big Data Developer
7 5 (7.94%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Tester
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Test Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) HTML
3 6 (9.52%) JSON
4 5 (7.94%) CSS
4 5 (7.94%) jQuery
4 5 (7.94%) Spring
4 5 (7.94%) XML
4 5 (7.94%) Zend Framework
5 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
5 4 (6.35%) HTML5
5 4 (6.35%) J2EE
5 4 (6.35%) REST
6 3 (4.76%) LAMP
6 3 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.76%) Middleware
6 3 (4.76%) RESTful
6 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
6 3 (4.76%) Spring Integration
6 3 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Blog
2 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (60.32%) Scrum
3 32 (50.79%) Test Scripting
4 26 (41.27%) User Stories
5 25 (39.68%) Defect Tracking
6 23 (36.51%) Regression Testing
6 23 (36.51%) TDD
7 21 (33.33%) Migration
8 19 (30.16%) Software Testing
9 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 9 (14.29%) OO
11 7 (11.11%) OOP
11 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 6 (9.52%) MVC
13 5 (7.94%) Automation Testing
13 5 (7.94%) System Integration Testing
14 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (6.35%) CRM
14 4 (6.35%) Web Development
15 3 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) C#
3 27 (42.86%) F#
4 14 (22.22%) PHP
5 12 (19.05%) C++
5 12 (19.05%) SQL
6 7 (11.11%) VBScript
7 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) Scala
8 3 (4.76%) C
8 3 (4.76%) Python
8 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) Erlang
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) DBS Check
3 8 (12.70%) ISEB
4 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (4.76%) Degree
6 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) HP
3 5 (7.94%) Zend
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Pega
5 1 (1.59%) Rally
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
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