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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.79% 6.84% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 8.12% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 0
Median daily rate £413 £348 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
211 357 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.63% 84.20% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 262 208
Median daily rate £383 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
5 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
6 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
6 4 (36.36%) Appium
6 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) GIS
8 2 (18.18%) ISEB
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
9 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 1 (9.09%) User Stories
9 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Appium
4 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) RubyMine
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (9.09%) UML
8 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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