The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank - 39 31
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke - 0.71% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.92% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 194 217 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 76.68% 76.95% 77.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 116 75
Median daily rate £335 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -50.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.75 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing BDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Basingstoke

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Basingstoke

BDD
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Azure Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft