The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Portsmouth 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 68.33% 60.91% 57.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 34
Average daily rate £398 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 7
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% +92.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Wiki
1 5 (83.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Redis
2 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Node.js
1 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Wiki
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft