The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.40% 1.48% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 1.99% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £366 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £496 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 151 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.40% 74.38% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 94
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £27.13 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) J2EE
3 14 (73.68%) Spring
4 12 (63.16%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) Spring MVC
6 10 (52.63%) BDD
7 9 (47.37%) Oracle
7 9 (47.37%) HTML
8 8 (42.11%) Web Services
8 8 (42.11%) XML
8 8 (42.11%) XSLT
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
11 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
11 4 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (15.79%) Scrum
12 3 (15.79%) Publishing
12 3 (15.79%) Ajax
12 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
12 3 (15.79%) jQuery
12 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
13 2 (10.53%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (10.53%) Twitter
13 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
13 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
13 2 (10.53%) Jasmine

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Xcode
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) J2EE
1 14 (73.68%) Spring
2 11 (57.89%) Spring MVC
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) XSLT
5 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) JSF
7 2 (10.53%) JSP
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (10.53%) JMS
7 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) RESTful
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
8 1 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) Kanban
8 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
9 1 (5.26%) OO
9 1 (5.26%) OOD
9 1 (5.26%) MVVM
9 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
9 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook