The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 23 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.58% 5.08% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 6.57% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Median daily rate £425 £283 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -31.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £338 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
163 198 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 69.96% 77.34% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 131 153
Median daily rate £456 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.73% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Median hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +197.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Aurelia
7 2 (12.50%) React
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Jasmine

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (12.50%) Aurelia
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) User Stories
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Scala
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) F#
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Go
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks