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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.26% 1.73% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 2.68% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
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£410 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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Oxfordshire

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
275 149 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.60% 64.50% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 94 111
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £458 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £14.00 £10.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.35% +34.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £10.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (76.92%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 13 (50.00%) XML
5 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
6 11 (42.31%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) BDD
7 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 10 (38.46%) Spring
8 9 (34.62%) Web Development
8 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
9 8 (30.77%) REST
9 8 (30.77%) C#
9 8 (30.77%) .NET
9 8 (30.77%) CSS
9 8 (30.77%) JBoss
9 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
10 7 (26.92%) JUnit
11 6 (23.08%) OO
11 6 (23.08%) Scrum
11 6 (23.08%) Publishing
11 6 (23.08%) XSLT
11 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (23.08%) HTML5
12 5 (19.23%) XPath
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) JBoss
2 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (15.38%) Node.js
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
1 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.85%) Mockito
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (23.08%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Data Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (15.38%) AWS Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Data Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) Spring
5 8 (30.77%) REST
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) XSLT
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle ADF
7 4 (15.38%) EJB
7 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (15.38%) Ember.js
7 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (11.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) BDD
4 9 (34.62%) Web Development
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.69%) UML
9 2 (7.69%) OOP
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.85%) ATDD
10 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.85%) Coaching
10 1 (3.85%) User Stories
10 1 (3.85%) Feature Driven Development
10 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) XPath
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) XQuery
5 4 (15.38%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Identity Management
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Twitter
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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