The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 30 March 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 19
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.09% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 127 92 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 75.60% 84.40% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 48
Median daily rate £435 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 21
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.83 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for BDD.

1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Sqoop

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) COM
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Go
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft