Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 108 89
Rank change year-on-year +69 -19 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 215 51 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.58% 1.45% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 1.75% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 33 61
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £400 £276 £313
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £488 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +15.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 3,282 2,915 3,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.18% 82.65% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,080 1,741 2,018
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £559
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 113 167
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.38% +22.75%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.24 £11.99
90th Percentile £57.43 £48.75 £57.05
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 +30 90 £513 +57.69% 9
Portsmouth - 42 £525 - 3
Winchester +17 20 £410 +26.15% 2
Farnborough -2 15 £460 +15.00% 3
Havant - 9 £475 -
Basingstoke -3 1 £550 +37.50% 3
Andover - 1 £500 - 1
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 173 (80.47%) TDD
2 170 (79.07%) Java
3 134 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (60.93%) Spring
5 125 (58.14%) NoSQL
6 112 (52.09%) Greenfield Project
7 105 (48.84%) MongoDB
8 104 (48.37%) Hibernate
9 92 (42.79%) Hadoop
10 75 (34.88%) Git (software)
11 73 (33.95%) Software Engineering
12 72 (33.49%) REST
13 69 (32.09%) Jenkins
14 63 (29.30%) Amazon AWS
15 62 (28.84%) Puppet
15 62 (28.84%) Cobbler
15 62 (28.84%) Ansible
15 62 (28.84%) Opscode Chef
15 62 (28.84%) Jetty
15 62 (28.84%) Multithreading
15 62 (28.84%) Tomcat
15 62 (28.84%) JBoss
15 62 (28.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 54 (25.12%) RESTful
17 50 (23.26%) GitHub
17 50 (23.26%) MVC
17 50 (23.26%) JSON
18 49 (22.79%) Microservices
19 45 (20.93%) Spring Boot
19 45 (20.93%) Java 8

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 62 (28.84%) JBoss
1 62 (28.84%) Jetty
1 62 (28.84%) Tomcat
2 42 (19.53%) MQSeries
3 25 (11.63%) Apache
4 9 (4.19%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.86%) GemFire
6 2 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (29.30%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (23.26%) GitHub
3 17 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.58%) Serverless
5 11 (5.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.47%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (58.14%) NoSQL
2 105 (48.84%) MongoDB
3 92 (42.79%) Hadoop
4 42 (19.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 42 (19.53%) Couchbase
5 29 (13.49%) HBase
6 27 (12.56%) Big Data
7 21 (9.77%) Parquet
8 19 (8.84%) Cloudant
9 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.93%) OLTP
9 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
10 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 69 (32.09%) Jenkins
3 42 (19.53%) Maven
4 31 (14.42%) Selenium
5 23 (10.70%) Gradle
6 22 (10.23%) Protractor
7 20 (9.30%) Cucumber
8 19 (8.84%) git-flow
9 11 (5.12%) JBehave
9 11 (5.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.79%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.86%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.86%) JIRA
12 4 (1.86%) JUnit
12 4 (1.86%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.40%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.40%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.40%) MSTest
General
1 42 (19.53%) Games
2 10 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 179 (83.26%) Developer
2 126 (58.60%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.37%) C# Developer
4 12 (5.58%) Analyst
4 12 (5.58%) Hadoop Developer
5 11 (5.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 8 (3.72%) .NET Developer
7 8 (3.72%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (3.26%) Business Analyst
9 6 (2.79%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 5 (2.33%) Backend Developer
10 5 (2.33%) Big Data Developer
10 5 (2.33%) Java Engineer
10 5 (2.33%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.33%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.33%) Tester
11 4 (1.86%) Agile Developer
11 4 (1.86%) Angular Developer
11 4 (1.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (60.93%) Spring
2 104 (48.37%) Hibernate
3 72 (33.49%) REST
4 54 (25.12%) RESTful
5 50 (23.26%) JSON
6 45 (20.93%) Spring Boot
7 43 (20.00%) Web Services
8 42 (19.53%) J2EE
8 42 (19.53%) JMS
8 42 (19.53%) Play Framework
8 42 (19.53%) Spring MVC
9 31 (14.42%) CSS
9 31 (14.42%) HTML
10 29 (13.49%) Kafka
11 28 (13.02%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (11.63%) Middleware
13 24 (11.16%) HTML5
14 22 (10.23%) AngularJS
15 21 (9.77%) Apache Avro
16 20 (9.30%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 112 (52.09%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (13.02%) Virtual Team
3 25 (11.63%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.40%) Fintech
5 3 (1.40%) User Experience
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.42%) Linux
2 30 (13.95%) Unix
3 4 (1.86%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.93%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (80.47%) TDD
2 134 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (33.95%) Software Engineering
4 62 (28.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 62 (28.84%) Multithreading
5 50 (23.26%) MVC
6 49 (22.79%) Microservices
7 35 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
9 26 (12.09%) Unit Testing
10 21 (9.77%) Benchmarking
10 21 (9.77%) System Testing
11 20 (9.30%) Scrum
12 19 (8.84%) User Stories
13 15 (6.98%) ATDD
13 15 (6.98%) OO
14 14 (6.51%) Acceptance Criteria
15 13 (6.05%) DevOps
15 13 (6.05%) Front End Development
15 13 (6.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 170 (79.07%) Java
2 45 (20.93%) Java 8
3 42 (19.53%) Java 9
3 42 (19.53%) Scala
4 35 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.02%) C#
6 27 (12.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.86%) SQL
8 3 (1.40%) F#
8 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.40%) VB
8 3 (1.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.56%) Degree
2 7 (3.26%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 43 (20.00%) Docker
2 29 (13.49%) HDFS
3 23 (10.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 62 (28.84%) Ansible
1 62 (28.84%) Cobbler
1 62 (28.84%) Opscode Chef
1 62 (28.84%) Puppet
2 21 (9.77%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (3.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.47%) CA Agile Central