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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 23 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.59% 7.94% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 10.16% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 8
Median daily rate £450 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
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
212 246 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.91% 78.10% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 165 161
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 12
Median hourly rate £14.75 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Scala
4 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) Android
7 2 (13.33%) F#
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS

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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) HBase
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Scala Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) Aurelia
4 2 (13.33%) React
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) F#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks