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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 78 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17  
Contract jobs citing BDD 29 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.65% 1.73% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.17% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 31
Median daily rate £360 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

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 1432 1568 1810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.50% 79.88% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1005 1166
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 78 90
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £34.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +15.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Southampton +10 12 £350 - 5
Farnborough +4 3 - - 2
Andover +4 2 £348 -0.71%
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £500 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) TDD
3 30 (53.57%) Test Automation
4 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (42.86%) Java
4 24 (42.86%) Scrum
5 20 (35.71%) Selenium
6 17 (30.36%) .NET
7 16 (28.57%) C#
8 15 (26.79%) Test Strategy
9 14 (25.00%) SQL
10 13 (23.21%) Oracle
10 13 (23.21%) Linux
10 13 (23.21%) Regression Testing
10 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
10 13 (23.21%) DevOps
11 12 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Windows
11 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
12 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
12 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
13 10 (17.86%) SpecFlow
13 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.86%) F#
14 9 (16.07%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (16.07%) Integration Testing
14 9 (16.07%) HP

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 4 (7.14%) Apache
1 4 (7.14%) IIS
1 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.71%) GitHub
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 8 (14.29%) WinSCP
2 4 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.14%) HBase
5 4 (7.14%) Parquet
6 3 (5.36%) Big Data
6 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) DB2
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Selenium
2 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.86%) SpecFlow
4 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (16.07%) HP UFT
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (16.07%) TeamCity
6 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.14%) Ant
7 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 4 (7.14%) Gradle
7 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 4 (7.14%) TestNG
7 4 (7.14%) Toad
8 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.57%) Appium
9 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Back Office
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Tester
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Test Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) REST
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) Spring
4 7 (12.50%) Kafka
4 7 (12.50%) XML
5 6 (10.71%) J2EE
5 6 (10.71%) JSON
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.93%) RESTful
7 4 (7.14%) Middleware
7 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.36%) Node.js
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Avro
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.57%) CSS
9 2 (3.57%) CSS3
9 2 (3.57%) HTML
9 2 (3.57%) HTML5
9 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) TDD
3 30 (53.57%) Test Automation
4 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (42.86%) Scrum
5 15 (26.79%) Test Strategy
6 13 (23.21%) DevOps
6 13 (23.21%) Regression Testing
7 12 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (16.07%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Integration Testing
9 9 (16.07%) SDLC
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (14.29%) Migration
11 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) F#
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.14%) Scala
6 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) vSphere
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) HDFS
2 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) vRealize
2 4 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) HP
4 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Talend
6 1 (1.79%) Elastic Path
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: 17 days ago