Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 93 74
Rank change year-on-year -22 -19 +36
Contract jobs citing BDD 43 82 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.21% 2.10% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.62% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 53 70
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +28.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £265 £315 £274
90th Percentile £538 £538 £419
South East median daily rate £450 £448 £375
% change year-on-year +0.56% +19.33% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 2835 3131 3659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.70% 80.30% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 2010 2254
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 164 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £56.75 £48.65
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +8 16 £338 -28.95% 5
Fareham +2 5 £320 -36.00% 3
Farnborough -4 5 £400 -
Aldershot +3 4 £531 +11.84%
Basingstoke -24 4 £400 -8.57% 5
Fleet +6 1 £413 -19.51%
Winchester - 1 £325 - 2
BDD
South East

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

1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (81.40%) TDD
3 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
4 21 (48.84%) Java
5 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (39.53%) C#
7 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
8 12 (27.91%) Spring
8 12 (27.91%) Selenium
8 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
9 11 (25.58%) REST
10 10 (23.26%) Kanban
11 9 (20.93%) JSON
11 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
11 9 (20.93%) Kafka
11 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Retail
11 9 (20.93%) J2EE
12 8 (18.60%) Unix
12 8 (18.60%) Linux
12 8 (18.60%) HDFS
12 8 (18.60%) DevOps
12 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (18.60%) HBase
12 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
12 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
13 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
13 7 (16.28%) SQL
14 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing

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 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) GitHub
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.98%) Serverless
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
1 8 (18.60%) HBase
2 6 (13.95%) Big Data
2 6 (13.95%) Parquet
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) Selenium
3 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
4 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
5 6 (13.95%) Gradle
6 5 (11.63%) JIRA
7 4 (9.30%) JMeter
7 4 (9.30%) Maven
8 3 (6.98%) Gatling
8 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
9 2 (4.65%) JUnit
9 2 (4.65%) Mockito
10 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (20.93%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Tester
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Spring
2 11 (25.58%) REST
3 9 (20.93%) J2EE
3 9 (20.93%) JSON
3 9 (20.93%) Kafka
4 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (13.95%) Apache Avro
5 6 (13.95%) Middleware
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.98%) RESTful
7 3 (6.98%) XML
8 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
1 8 (18.60%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (81.40%) TDD
3 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
4 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) Kanban
6 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.60%) DevOps
7 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Benchmarking
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.95%) System Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
8 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.63%) ATDD
9 5 (11.63%) SDLC
10 4 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Groovy
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) F#
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) HDFS
2 6 (13.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) OpenText