The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 89 74 61
Rank change year-on-year -15 -13  
Contract jobs citing BDD 27 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.47% 2.25% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.83% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 31
Median daily rate £481 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.23% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £420
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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1466 1734 1735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.80% 79.69% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1172 992
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £508 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 65 86
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £42.50
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Hampshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Hampshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover - 7 £363 -
Fleet +4 6 £525 +16.66%
Southampton +8 4 £293 +0.86% 1
Havant - 3 - - 3
Farnborough -1 1 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 £438 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (72.22%) TDD
3 36 (50.00%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) Selenium
5 27 (37.50%) Scrum
6 23 (31.94%) .NET
7 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (27.78%) C#
9 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.00%) F#
11 17 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (23.61%) Oracle
11 17 (23.61%) HTML
12 16 (22.22%) Web Services
12 16 (22.22%) Linux
12 16 (22.22%) SpecFlow
13 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
13 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
13 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
13 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
13 15 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
14 14 (19.44%) Scala
14 14 (19.44%) Software Testing
15 13 (18.06%) CSS
15 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (18.06%) HTML5
16 12 (16.67%) Test Strategy
16 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 12 (16.67%) Regression Testing
17 11 (15.28%) VMware

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (6.94%) Apache Spark
1 5 (6.94%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) GemFire
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.89%) PaaS
3 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.33%) GitHub
5 3 (4.17%) IaaS
5 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) PuTTY
1 6 (8.33%) WinSCP
2 4 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (8.33%) HBase
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.94%) MySQL
4 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.56%) Big Data
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (38.89%) Selenium
2 17 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 8 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 8 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (9.72%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.94%) Gradle
10 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.56%) JIRA
10 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.17%) JUnit
11 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
11 3 (4.17%) Subversion
11 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.78%) Mockito
12 2 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Tester
5 10 (13.89%) Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Automation Tester
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Scala Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) HTML
3 16 (22.22%) Web Services
4 13 (18.06%) CSS
4 13 (18.06%) HTML5
5 9 (12.50%) RESTful
5 9 (12.50%) Spring
6 8 (11.11%) CSS3
6 8 (11.11%) REST
7 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (8.33%) XML
9 5 (6.94%) J2EE
10 4 (5.56%) Node.js
10 4 (5.56%) React
11 3 (4.17%) Kafka
11 3 (4.17%) PrimeFaces
11 3 (4.17%) RequireJS
11 3 (4.17%) Spring Boot
11 3 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (72.22%) TDD
3 27 (37.50%) Scrum
4 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
5 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 14 (19.44%) Software Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 11 (15.28%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (13.89%) Migration
9 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.11%) DevOps
11 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 8 (11.11%) User Stories
12 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (9.72%) OO
12 7 (9.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (27.78%) C#
3 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) F#
5 14 (19.44%) Scala
6 8 (11.11%) Python
6 8 (11.11%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Ruby
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.78%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) VBScript
10 1 (1.39%) ES6
10 1 (1.39%) Go
10 1 (1.39%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) vSphere
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.17%) HDFS
5 2 (2.78%) Docker
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) vRealize
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 8 (11.11%) HP
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) ATG
6 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.39%) Talend