Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 27 July 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 > Southampton
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 48 18
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30 +21
Contract jobs citing BDD 19 8 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.95% 1.56% 8.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 2.09% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 51
Southampton median daily rate £333 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £268 £314 £260
90th Percentile £390 £506 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 360 382 642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 74.84% 74.32% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 259 470
Southampton median daily rate £406 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £263
90th Percentile £608 £528 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 26
Southampton median hourly rate £13.40 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.67% - -64.71%
10th Percentile £11.47 £12.50 £11.90
90th Percentile £22.50 £19.65 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -7.89% +66.45% -29.75%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Southampton

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Southampton

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Southampton over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 7 (36.84%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
7 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) ISEB
7 5 (26.32%) Back Office
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (26.32%) Back Office
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) F# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) Kafka
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
4 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) ATDD
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Microservices
8 3 (15.79%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) F#
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) hybris
2 1 (5.26%) OpenText
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Talend
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