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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 16 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 1.15% 2.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £428 -
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 £45.87 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -2.92% -  

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 Farnborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 64 58 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 73.56% 75.32% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 52
Median daily rate £525 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Median hourly rate £68.75 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.92% +171.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.28 £38.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.78 £38.00 £45.00
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 Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough 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 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

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for BDD.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) HBase
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
4 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Apache

BDD
Top Related 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 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
1 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (14.29%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) HBase
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 1 (14.29%) OLTP
4 1 (14.29%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Kafka
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Avro
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) HDFS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat