Period
to 23 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 83 98
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 169 82 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.40% 2.22% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 2.66% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 46 50
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £405 £294 £313
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £45.87
% change year-on-year - +3.55% -3.43%

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 3,395 3,084 3,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 88.37% 83.60% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,200 1,780 1,880
Hampshire median daily rate £445 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.23% - +9.21%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £262
90th Percentile £588 £550 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 114 176
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -0.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.81 £12.16
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.53 £51.75
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.79% +6.67% -18.18%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +33 48 £475 +46.15% 3
Portsmouth +8 25 £525 - 3
Winchester - 23 £410 -
Farnborough 0 19 £463 -2.63%
Havant - 6 £475 -
Basingstoke -20 4 £550 +15.79%
Fleet - 4 £409 -
Andover +6 1 £450 - 3
Fareham -18 1 £425 +32.81%
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 113 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
1 113 (66.86%) TDD
2 93 (55.03%) Java
3 66 (39.05%) Spring
4 61 (36.09%) Hadoop
5 56 (33.14%) JavaScript
6 55 (32.54%) C#
7 54 (31.95%) GitHub
8 49 (28.99%) Test Automation
9 47 (27.81%) NoSQL
10 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
10 46 (27.22%) J2EE
11 45 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (24.85%) JSON
12 42 (24.85%) Virtual Team
13 41 (24.26%) REST
14 40 (23.67%) Software Engineering
14 40 (23.67%) Linux
15 38 (22.49%) Kafka
16 37 (21.89%) Big Data
16 37 (21.89%) Jenkins
17 36 (21.30%) Unix
17 36 (21.30%) CSS
17 36 (21.30%) HTML
17 36 (21.30%) Selenium
18 34 (20.12%) HDFS
18 34 (20.12%) HBase
18 34 (20.12%) RabbitMQ
19 33 (19.53%) SpecFlow
19 33 (19.53%) Apache

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 33 (19.53%) Apache
2 23 (13.61%) JBoss
2 23 (13.61%) Jetty
2 23 (13.61%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.51%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.92%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.37%) Confluence
7 3 (1.78%) CMS
7 3 (1.78%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.18%) GemFire
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 54 (31.95%) GitHub
2 26 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.02%) PaaS
4 8 (4.73%) IaaS
4 8 (4.73%) Loggly
5 4 (2.37%) Serverless
6 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.59%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (36.09%) Hadoop
2 47 (27.81%) NoSQL
3 37 (21.89%) Big Data
4 34 (20.12%) HBase
5 31 (18.34%) Parquet
6 27 (15.98%) MongoDB
7 19 (11.24%) Cloudant
8 14 (8.28%) Redis
9 3 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.78%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.59%) DB2
11 1 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 37 (21.89%) Jenkins
3 36 (21.30%) Selenium
4 33 (19.53%) SpecFlow
5 31 (18.34%) Gradle
6 21 (12.43%) JMeter
7 19 (11.24%) git-flow
7 19 (11.24%) Protractor
7 19 (11.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (8.28%) WebDriver
9 10 (5.92%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (5.92%) TeamCity
10 9 (5.33%) MSTest
10 9 (5.33%) NUnit
11 8 (4.73%) Babel
11 8 (4.73%) JIRA
11 8 (4.73%) webpack
12 7 (4.14%) gulp
12 7 (4.14%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (4.73%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Retail
3 3 (1.78%) Electronics
3 3 (1.78%) Games
3 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.78%) Marketing
3 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (76.92%) Developer
2 58 (34.32%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.83%) .NET Developer
4 18 (10.65%) Hadoop Developer
5 15 (8.88%) Analyst
6 13 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 13 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.92%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Test Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) Big Data Developer
12 7 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Xamarin Developer
13 6 (3.55%) Agile Developer
13 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.05%) Spring
2 46 (27.22%) J2EE
3 42 (24.85%) JSON
4 41 (24.26%) REST
5 38 (22.49%) Kafka
6 36 (21.30%) CSS
6 36 (21.30%) HTML
7 34 (20.12%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (19.53%) Middleware
9 32 (18.93%) .NET
10 31 (18.34%) Apache Avro
11 26 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 26 (15.38%) Hibernate
11 26 (15.38%) HTML5
12 21 (12.43%) ASP.NET
12 21 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (11.24%) Angular 2
14 18 (10.65%) React
15 11 (6.51%) .NET Core
15 11 (6.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.85%) Virtual Team
2 33 (19.53%) Linux Command Line
3 32 (18.93%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.67%) Linux
2 36 (21.30%) Unix
3 7 (4.14%) VMS
4 2 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
1 113 (66.86%) TDD
2 49 (28.99%) Test Automation
3 45 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (23.67%) Software Engineering
5 31 (18.34%) Benchmarking
6 29 (17.16%) Unit Testing
7 27 (15.98%) System Testing
8 24 (14.20%) MVC
8 24 (14.20%) Scrum
9 23 (13.61%) DevOps
9 23 (13.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 23 (13.61%) Multithreading
10 17 (10.06%) Acceptance Criteria
11 16 (9.47%) Microservices
12 15 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (8.88%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (8.28%) Front End Development
13 14 (8.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 93 (55.03%) Java
2 56 (33.14%) JavaScript
3 55 (32.54%) C#
4 33 (19.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.55%) Python
6 5 (2.96%) Java 8
6 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.37%) SQL
8 3 (1.78%) Java 9
8 3 (1.78%) Scala
8 3 (1.78%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) Groovy
9 1 (0.59%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) QA
System Software
1 34 (20.12%) HDFS
2 31 (18.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.96%) Docker
4 3 (1.78%) vSphere
5 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (18.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 26 (15.38%) Ansible
3 23 (13.61%) Cobbler
3 23 (13.61%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (13.61%) Puppet
4 3 (1.78%) Packer
4 3 (1.78%) Terraform
4 3 (1.78%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (8.88%) Xamarin
2 8 (4.73%) New Relic
3 4 (2.37%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.78%) SAP
5 2 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) Google
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft