The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 38 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 10.19% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 13.33% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 2
Average daily rate £265 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.75% +32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.59%
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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 285 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.70% 76.41% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 170 142
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Scrum
2 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 16 (59.26%) Oracle
4 15 (55.56%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 13 (48.15%) Subversion
5 13 (48.15%) Java
6 11 (40.74%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
7 10 (37.04%) Test Management
8 9 (33.33%) Ruby
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 7 (25.93%) Kanban
10 6 (22.22%) JIRA
10 6 (22.22%) Selenium
10 6 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
10 6 (22.22%) Python
10 6 (22.22%) SOA
10 6 (22.22%) HP
10 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
10 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Apache CXF
10 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (22.22%) SDLC
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.41%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 13 (48.15%) Subversion
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) Selenium
3 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
4 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
5 4 (14.81%) Appium
5 4 (14.81%) Zephyr
6 3 (11.11%) RubyMine
7 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.70%) Gradle
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (22.22%) Apache CXF
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) JPA
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Scrum
3 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (55.56%) TDD
4 11 (40.74%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 10 (37.04%) Test Management
6 7 (25.93%) Kanban
7 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 6 (22.22%) SOA
7 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) DevOps
8 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Microservices
8 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
8 5 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Ruby
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) HP
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