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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 21 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 35 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.99% 0.79% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 1.08% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Average daily rate
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£356 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
348 277 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 79.45% 72.70% 66.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 209 123
Average daily rate £385 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -15.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £170.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (86.89%) TDD
3 48 (78.69%) Scrum
4 44 (72.13%) Cucumber
5 38 (62.30%) Web Services
6 37 (60.66%) Java
7 36 (59.02%) Selenium
8 34 (55.74%) Jenkins
9 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (45.90%) RESTful
11 27 (44.26%) JUnit
12 25 (40.98%) Subversion
13 22 (36.07%) Spring
13 22 (36.07%) Mockito
14 21 (34.43%) Linux
15 20 (32.79%) Apache
15 20 (32.79%) Hibernate
16 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
17 18 (29.51%) Web Development
18 16 (26.23%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (24.59%) Internet
20 14 (22.95%) OO
20 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
20 14 (22.95%) Change Control
21 13 (21.31%) Open Source
21 13 (21.31%) CSS
21 13 (21.31%) SOAP
21 13 (21.31%) MVC
21 13 (21.31%) JSON
22 12 (19.67%) Spring MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 20 (32.79%) Apache
2 9 (14.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 44 (72.13%) Cucumber
2 36 (59.02%) Selenium
3 34 (55.74%) Jenkins
4 27 (44.26%) JUnit
5 25 (40.98%) Subversion
6 22 (36.07%) Mockito
7 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
8 10 (16.39%) Maven
9 7 (11.48%) WebDriver
9 7 (11.48%) SpecFlow
10 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
10 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
11 4 (6.56%) PHPUnit
11 4 (6.56%) RSpec
12 2 (3.28%) Zephyr
12 2 (3.28%) Appium
13 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.64%) Hudson
13 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
13 1 (1.64%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Java Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Analyst
4 16 (26.23%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (11.48%) PHP Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Java Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Tester
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Automation Tester
10 2 (3.28%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) Web Services
2 28 (45.90%) RESTful
3 22 (36.07%) Spring
4 20 (32.79%) Hibernate
5 13 (21.31%) JSON
5 13 (21.31%) CSS
5 13 (21.31%) SOAP
6 12 (19.67%) Spring MVC
6 12 (19.67%) JPA
7 10 (16.39%) OpenID
7 10 (16.39%) SAML
8 9 (14.75%) PostGIS
8 9 (14.75%) OAuth2
9 8 (13.11%) XML
9 8 (13.11%) HTML
10 6 (9.84%) Ajax
10 6 (9.84%) REST
11 5 (8.20%) jQuery
11 5 (8.20%) .NET
12 4 (6.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Open Source
2 4 (6.56%) GIS
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (86.89%) TDD
3 48 (78.69%) Scrum
4 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (29.51%) Web Development
6 14 (22.95%) OO
6 14 (22.95%) Change Control
7 13 (21.31%) MVC
8 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Kanban
9 9 (14.75%) SOA
10 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.20%) OOP
12 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
13 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
13 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
14 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
14 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) PHP
5 7 (11.48%) Ruby
5 7 (11.48%) PHP5
6 1 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
1 4 (6.56%) Apigee
2 1 (1.64%) ESRI
2 1 (1.64%) WSO2
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