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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 22 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.12% 0.31% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 0.45% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
292 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 68.62% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 165 121
Average daily rate £355 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.93% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) TDD
3 23 (56.10%) Scrum
4 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
5 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
6 16 (39.02%) CSS
7 15 (36.59%) HTML
7 15 (36.59%) HTML5
8 14 (34.15%) Selenium
8 14 (34.15%) Web Services
9 12 (29.27%) Java
10 10 (24.39%) RESTful
10 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
11 9 (21.95%) Web Development
11 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.95%) C#
11 9 (21.95%) .NET
11 9 (21.95%) JUnit
12 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
12 8 (19.51%) jQuery
12 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (19.51%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (17.07%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 7 (17.07%) Ember.js
13 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
13 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
13 7 (17.07%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (17.07%) Node.js
3 5 (12.20%) CMS
3 5 (12.20%) TeamSite
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon S3
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Redis
3 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
2 14 (34.15%) Selenium
3 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.95%) JUnit
5 7 (17.07%) Subversion
6 6 (14.63%) JMeter
7 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
7 5 (12.20%) Mockito
7 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
7 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
8 4 (9.76%) SpecFlow
8 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
8 4 (9.76%) Maven
9 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
9 3 (7.32%) JIRA
9 3 (7.32%) FitNesse
9 3 (7.32%) JSUnit
9 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (7.32%) Hudson
10 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Web Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Web Programmer
5 7 (17.07%) Programmer
6 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) CSS
2 15 (36.59%) HTML
2 15 (36.59%) HTML5
3 14 (34.15%) Web Services
4 10 (24.39%) RESTful
5 9 (21.95%) .NET
6 8 (19.51%) jQuery
6 8 (19.51%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (17.07%) Ember.js
7 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.07%) CSS3
7 7 (17.07%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (14.63%) Spring
9 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (12.20%) Spring MVC
9 5 (12.20%) JPA
10 4 (9.76%) JSON
10 4 (9.76%) SOAP
10 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Wiki
1 7 (17.07%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) GIS
3 2 (4.88%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) TDD
3 23 (56.10%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) Web Development
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (17.07%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
6 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.63%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) Web Design
8 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.20%) User Stories
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) WCAG
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
1 4 (9.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.88%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Interwoven
2 2 (4.88%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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