Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 4.17% 9.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 11.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Farnborough median daily rate £400 £400 -
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -13.89% +28.57% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Farnborough median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 92 117 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 76.67% 76.97% 59.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 87
Farnborough median daily rate £425 £435 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.26% -4.91%
10th Percentile £253 £300 £285
90th Percentile £488 £538 £487
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 8
Farnborough median hourly rate £12.50 £54.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.17% +28.82% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.74 £40.88
90th Percentile £22.85 £59.31 £73.96
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Farnborough.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Farnborough

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for BDD.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) HBase
1 5 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (100.00%) Kafka
1 5 (100.00%) HDFS
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (80.00%) Parquet
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Avro
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (80.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (80.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Apache

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) HBase
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Kafka
1 5 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Avro
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Benchmarking
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) HDFS
2 4 (80.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop YARN