The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 76 66 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 57 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.74% 3.29% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 4.53% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 9
Average daily rate £300 £353 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +33.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £403 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1419 1259 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 70.53% 72.61% 68.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 780 588
Average daily rate £363 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 122
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £12.18 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
TDD
South East

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Hampshire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Hampshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -4 9 £388 +4.72% 5
Southampton -8 6 £300 -18.42% 3
Andover - 1 - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Romsey - - - -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 32 (52.46%) C#
2 30 (49.18%) .NET
2 30 (49.18%) jQuery
3 29 (47.54%) MVC
4 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET
5 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.70%) BDD
7 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
7 22 (36.07%) SQL
8 21 (34.43%) HTML
8 21 (34.43%) MySQL
8 21 (34.43%) CSS
9 19 (31.15%) OO
10 18 (29.51%) Scrum
11 16 (26.23%) OOP
11 16 (26.23%) Subversion
11 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
11 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (22.95%) Oracle
12 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (21.31%) SaaS
13 13 (21.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (21.31%) PHP
13 13 (21.31%) Web Services
13 13 (21.31%) Web Development
13 13 (21.31%) Pair Programming
13 13 (21.31%) Kanban
14 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
15 11 (18.03%) Ruby
15 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) SaaS
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Kerberos
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Subversion
2 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.11%) RSpec
5 6 (9.84%) PHPUnit
5 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.20%) NUnit
6 5 (8.20%) JUnit
6 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.20%) Selenium
6 5 (8.20%) Hudson
7 4 (6.56%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.56%) JIRA
7 4 (6.56%) ReSharper
7 4 (6.56%) Moq
7 4 (6.56%) NCrunch
8 2 (3.28%) Maven
8 2 (3.28%) Ant
General
1 2 (3.28%) Military
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) C# Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Web Developer
4 12 (19.67%) .NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) PHP Developer
5 11 (18.03%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (14.75%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (13.11%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Analyst
10 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
11 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (4.92%) Java Swing Developer
12 3 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
12 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (3.28%) C# Software Engineer
13 2 (3.28%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) .NET
1 30 (49.18%) jQuery
2 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET
3 21 (34.43%) CSS
3 21 (34.43%) HTML
4 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
5 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 13 (21.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (21.31%) Web Services
7 10 (16.39%) WCF
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (14.75%) HTML5
9 8 (13.11%) CSS3
10 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (11.48%) Ajax
11 6 (9.84%) XML
12 5 (8.20%) Swing
12 5 (8.20%) J2SE
12 5 (8.20%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (8.20%) Xbox
2 5 (8.20%) Blog
3 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.92%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Android
4 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) MVC
2 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) BDD
4 19 (31.15%) OO
5 18 (29.51%) Scrum
6 16 (26.23%) OOP
7 13 (21.31%) Pair Programming
7 13 (21.31%) Web Development
7 13 (21.31%) Kanban
8 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
9 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.20%) Test-First Development
10 5 (8.20%) OOD
10 5 (8.20%) SOA
11 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Time Management
11 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) C#
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.31%) PHP
4 11 (18.03%) Ruby
5 9 (14.75%) PHP5
6 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.48%) C++
7 7 (11.48%) Java
8 4 (6.56%) C
8 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.56%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Twitter
3 5 (8.20%) Software AG
3 5 (8.20%) webMethods
4 4 (6.56%) Serena
4 4 (6.56%) Zend
5 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
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