The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 22 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.45% 2.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £370 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
BDD
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 79.71% 73.12% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 32
Average daily rate £370 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
Average hourly rate £38.05 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.82 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Portsmouth region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

BDD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) WATIR
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle