Period
to 24 September 2018

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 6 months to 24 September 2018 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 103 96
Rank change year-on-year +57 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing BDD 172 54 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.71% 1.54% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 1.86% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 27 41
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% - +10.73%
10th Percentile £378 £298 £295
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.75 - -
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £52.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -35.41% +16.11% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,044 2,896 3,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.42% 82.62% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,834 1,757 2,020
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £542 £550
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.49% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 139 172
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +61.46%
10th Percentile £12.39 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.48 £48.09 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.30% -7.78% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Hampshire

BDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +12 82 £513 +46.43% 6
Portsmouth - 22 £525 - 1
Farnborough -12 7 £460 +15.00% 1
Basingstoke +16 6 £475 +18.75%
Winchester -3 6 £315 -3.08% 3
Havant - 5 £450 -
Andover -8 2 £500 +43.88% 1
Romsey - 2 £400 -
Fareham +2 1 - - 2
Fleet -16 1 £500 +21.21%
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 138 (80.23%) TDD
2 122 (70.93%) Java
3 105 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (53.49%) Spring
4 92 (53.49%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (51.74%) NoSQL
6 81 (47.09%) MongoDB
6 81 (47.09%) Hibernate
7 61 (35.47%) Git (software)
8 60 (34.88%) RESTful
9 55 (31.98%) Hadoop
10 52 (30.23%) Jenkins
11 49 (28.49%) Web Services
12 48 (27.91%) MVC
13 47 (27.33%) Microservices
14 46 (26.74%) Java 8
14 46 (26.74%) Maven
14 46 (26.74%) REST
15 45 (26.16%) JMS
15 45 (26.16%) Spring Boot
16 44 (25.58%) Software Engineering
16 44 (25.58%) Test Automation
17 43 (25.00%) Scala
18 42 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (24.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 41 (23.84%) Docker
19 41 (23.84%) Spring MVC
19 41 (23.84%) Apache Cassandra
20 40 (23.26%) Puppet
20 40 (23.26%) Cobbler

BDD
Co-occurring 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 40 (23.26%) JBoss
1 40 (23.26%) Jetty
1 40 (23.26%) MQSeries
1 40 (23.26%) Tomcat
2 17 (9.88%) Apache Spark
3 11 (6.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.74%) Apache
5 3 (1.74%) Confluence
5 3 (1.74%) GemFire
5 3 (1.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.58%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.98%) Serverless
4 11 (6.40%) GitHub
4 11 (6.40%) PaaS
5 3 (1.74%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) HTTP
2 3 (1.74%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.74%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (51.74%) NoSQL
2 81 (47.09%) MongoDB
3 55 (31.98%) Hadoop
4 41 (23.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 40 (23.26%) Couchbase
6 15 (8.72%) HBase
6 15 (8.72%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 11 (6.40%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.65%) Oracle Database
9 8 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (4.07%) MySQL
11 5 (2.91%) Big Data
12 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.74%) Sqoop
13 2 (1.16%) OLTP
13 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (35.47%) Git (software)
2 52 (30.23%) Jenkins
3 46 (26.74%) Maven
4 30 (17.44%) Cucumber
5 22 (12.79%) Selenium
6 16 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (6.98%) Eclipse
7 12 (6.98%) SpecFlow
8 10 (5.81%) JBehave
9 9 (5.23%) JIRA
9 9 (5.23%) JUnit
10 8 (4.65%) IntelliJ
10 8 (4.65%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.07%) Subversion
12 6 (3.49%) HP UFT
12 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (2.91%) ReSharper
13 5 (2.91%) SonarQube
13 5 (2.91%) XMLSpy
14 4 (2.33%) Protractor
General
1 40 (23.26%) Games
2 19 (11.05%) Finance
3 1 (0.58%) Retail
3 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (77.33%) Developer
2 89 (51.74%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.30%) Analyst
3 16 (9.30%) C# Developer
4 11 (6.40%) .NET Developer
5 9 (5.23%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 7 (4.07%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) Azure Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (2.91%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Developer in Test
9 5 (2.91%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Tester
10 4 (2.33%) Java Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Java Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (53.49%) Spring
2 81 (47.09%) Hibernate
3 60 (34.88%) RESTful
4 49 (28.49%) Web Services
5 46 (26.74%) REST
6 45 (26.16%) JMS
6 45 (26.16%) Spring Boot
7 41 (23.84%) Spring MVC
8 40 (23.26%) Play Framework
9 32 (18.60%) JSON
10 23 (13.37%) .NET
11 16 (9.30%) XML
12 11 (6.40%) CSS
12 11 (6.40%) HTML
12 11 (6.40%) Kafka
12 11 (6.40%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (5.81%) .NET Framework
13 10 (5.81%) Gherkin
14 9 (5.23%) J2EE
14 9 (5.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 92 (53.49%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.74%) Fintech
4 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.21%) Linux
2 16 (9.30%) Unix
3 7 (4.07%) Windows
4 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) Android
5 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (80.23%) TDD
2 105 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (27.91%) MVC
4 47 (27.33%) Microservices
5 44 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 44 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 42 (24.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 40 (23.26%) Multithreading
8 26 (15.12%) Scrum
9 22 (12.79%) OO
10 20 (11.63%) DevOps
10 20 (11.63%) User Stories
11 18 (10.47%) ATDD
12 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.88%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (8.14%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (8.14%) OOP
14 10 (5.81%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (5.81%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 122 (70.93%) Java
2 46 (26.74%) Java 8
3 43 (25.00%) Scala
4 40 (23.26%) Java 9
5 34 (19.77%) C#
6 17 (9.88%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.56%) SQL
8 6 (3.49%) F#
9 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.91%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.74%) Go
10 3 (1.74%) Python
10 3 (1.74%) R
10 3 (1.74%) Ruby
10 3 (1.74%) VB
10 3 (1.74%) VBScript
11 2 (1.16%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.16%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.81%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.07%) Degree
5 5 (2.91%) ISEB
6 3 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) OCA
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) QA
System Software
1 41 (23.84%) Docker
2 18 (10.47%) HDFS
3 3 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (23.26%) Ansible
1 40 (23.26%) Cobbler
1 40 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
1 40 (23.26%) Puppet
2 3 (1.74%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.74%) Kibana
2 3 (1.74%) vRealize
3 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (9.30%) Oracle
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.33%) VMware
4 3 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.74%) HP
4 3 (1.74%) Software AG
4 3 (1.74%) webMethods