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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 67 99 54
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -45
Contract jobs citing BDD 53 12 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.35% 0.60% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.82% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 54
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£374 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1749 1455 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.39% 72.68% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 844 802
Average daily rate £386 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 63 83
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +27.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +16 29 £348 - 6
Basingstoke +2 3 £400 +3.22% 1
Winchester - 3 £450 - 5
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 99 (90.83%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (87.16%) TDD
3 71 (65.14%) Scrum
4 70 (64.22%) Selenium
5 68 (62.39%) Cucumber
6 65 (59.63%) Java
7 63 (57.80%) Web Services
8 55 (50.46%) Jenkins
9 51 (46.79%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (39.45%) JUnit
11 42 (38.53%) RESTful
12 40 (36.70%) Git (software)
13 39 (35.78%) Subversion
14 37 (33.94%) Spring
15 36 (33.03%) Linux
16 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
17 31 (28.44%) Hibernate
18 30 (27.52%) Apache
18 30 (27.52%) Web Development
18 30 (27.52%) Mockito
19 28 (25.69%) Automated Testing
20 27 (24.77%) Internet
21 26 (23.85%) Change Control
22 25 (22.94%) CSS
23 24 (22.02%) OO
24 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce
24 21 (19.27%) JSON
24 21 (19.27%) Open Source
25 20 (18.35%) Maven
25 20 (18.35%) SOAP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 30 (27.52%) Apache
2 15 (13.76%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.42%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.92%) WordPress
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (5.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.75%) SaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.92%) Office 365
6 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.59%) Hazelcast
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.83%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.92%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (64.22%) Selenium
2 68 (62.39%) Cucumber
3 55 (50.46%) Jenkins
4 43 (39.45%) JUnit
5 40 (36.70%) Git (software)
6 39 (35.78%) Subversion
7 30 (27.52%) Mockito
8 20 (18.35%) Maven
9 13 (11.93%) WebDriver
10 9 (8.26%) SpecFlow
11 8 (7.34%) RSpec
12 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
12 6 (5.50%) Jasmine
12 6 (5.50%) Gerrit
13 5 (4.59%) SoapUI
13 5 (4.59%) PHPUnit
14 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
14 4 (3.67%) WATIR
15 3 (2.75%) JMeter
15 3 (2.75%) Ant
General
1 3 (2.75%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.83%) Retail
2 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Developer
2 36 (33.03%) Analyst
3 35 (32.11%) Java Developer
4 30 (27.52%) Test Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Automation Analyst
6 10 (9.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (7.34%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Tester
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.67%) Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (57.80%) Web Services
2 42 (38.53%) RESTful
3 37 (33.94%) Spring
4 31 (28.44%) Hibernate
5 25 (22.94%) CSS
6 21 (19.27%) JSON
7 20 (18.35%) SOAP
8 18 (16.51%) HTML
8 18 (16.51%) Ajax
9 16 (14.68%) XML
9 16 (14.68%) PostGIS
10 15 (13.76%) Gherkin
10 15 (13.76%) SAML
10 15 (13.76%) Spring MVC
10 15 (13.76%) OpenID
10 15 (13.76%) JPA
11 14 (12.84%) OAuth2
12 12 (11.01%) REST
13 11 (10.09%) jQuery
14 10 (9.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Open Source
2 6 (5.50%) GIS
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.92%) User Experience
3 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.92%) iSeries
3 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.03%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) Android
3 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (90.83%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (87.16%) TDD
3 71 (65.14%) Scrum
4 51 (46.79%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (27.52%) Web Development
6 28 (25.69%) Automated Testing
7 26 (23.85%) Change Control
8 24 (22.02%) OO
9 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce
10 18 (16.51%) MVC
11 15 (13.76%) SOA
11 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.84%) Test Scripting
13 13 (11.93%) Kanban
13 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
14 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (9.17%) Automation Testing
16 7 (6.42%) Regression Testing
17 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
17 6 (5.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) Java
2 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.68%) SQL
4 12 (11.01%) PHP
5 11 (10.09%) Ruby
5 11 (10.09%) C#
6 7 (6.42%) PHP5
7 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) ISEB
2 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) VirtualBox
2 6 (5.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) Puppet
2 11 (10.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Oracle
2 7 (6.42%) Apigee
3 6 (5.50%) WSO2
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.83%) CODA
5 2 (1.83%) ESRI
5 2 (1.83%) Google
6 1 (0.92%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
Hampshire
Stott & May
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Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago