Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 90 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 66 73 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.86% 1.98% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.48% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 49
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £363 £290
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.87 -
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -

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 2,866 2,947 3,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.85% 80.10% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,702 1,882 2,217
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +2.01%
10th Percentile £258 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £527
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 156 170
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -20.71% +51.35%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.77 £57.13 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Basingstoke +3 19 £475 +8.57% 10
Farnborough -3 11 £469 +17.19% 1
Fareham +9 10 £320 -39.05% 4
Southampton -5 3 £325 -27.78% 2
Aldershot -2 1 £525 +15.07%
Hook - 1 £400 - 1
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (84.85%) TDD
3 36 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 32 (48.48%) Jenkins
5 31 (46.97%) C#
6 30 (45.45%) Java
7 24 (36.36%) Spring
7 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (31.82%) .NET
9 20 (30.30%) J2EE
9 20 (30.30%) Unix
9 20 (30.30%) Linux
9 20 (30.30%) Kafka
9 20 (30.30%) JSON
9 20 (30.30%) Hadoop
10 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
10 19 (28.79%) Selenium
10 19 (28.79%) Big Data
10 19 (28.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 19 (28.79%) Apache
10 19 (28.79%) Scrum
10 19 (28.79%) Middleware
10 19 (28.79%) Hadoop YARN
11 18 (27.27%) HDFS
11 18 (27.27%) REST
11 18 (27.27%) HBase
11 18 (27.27%) GitHub
12 17 (25.76%) Gradle
12 17 (25.76%) Apache Avro

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 19 (28.79%) Apache
2 11 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.27%) GitHub
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) Hadoop
2 19 (28.79%) Big Data
3 18 (27.27%) HBase
4 17 (25.76%) Parquet
5 11 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 32 (48.48%) Jenkins
2 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 19 (28.79%) Selenium
3 17 (25.76%) Gradle
4 14 (21.21%) Cucumber
5 11 (16.67%) ReSharper
5 11 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (12.12%) JIRA
7 7 (10.61%) WebDriver
8 6 (9.09%) JMeter
9 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.06%) NUnit
9 4 (6.06%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.55%) JBehave
10 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.03%) JUnit
11 2 (3.03%) LoadUI
11 2 (3.03%) Mockito
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Big Data Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
5 11 (16.67%) Integration Developer
6 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Agile Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Azure Developer
9 6 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
9 6 (9.09%) BizTalk Integration Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Automation Tester
10 5 (7.58%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) Spring
2 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 21 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (30.30%) J2EE
3 20 (30.30%) JSON
3 20 (30.30%) Kafka
4 19 (28.79%) Middleware
5 18 (27.27%) REST
6 17 (25.76%) Apache Avro
7 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.58%) RESTful
9 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.55%) Web Services
11 2 (3.03%) Apache Camel
11 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.03%) Node.js
11 2 (3.03%) Spark Streaming
12 1 (1.52%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Linux Command Line
1 17 (25.76%) Virtual Team
2 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Linux
1 20 (30.30%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (84.85%) TDD
3 36 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (28.79%) Scrum
6 17 (25.76%) Benchmarking
6 17 (25.76%) System Testing
6 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
7 11 (16.67%) B2B
7 11 (16.67%) OO
7 11 (16.67%) OOP
7 11 (16.67%) User Stories
8 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
9 6 (9.09%) DevOps
10 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.06%) ATDD
11 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (6.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) C#
2 30 (45.45%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) Shell Script
4 11 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.06%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) Scala
7 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) ISEB
3 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (27.27%) HDFS
3 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Xamarin