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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.93% 4.62% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 6.92% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
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£410 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +11.11%
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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
313 159 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 83.24% 66.81% 77.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 104 114
Average daily rate £425 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% +72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (93.33%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
4 16 (53.33%) XML
5 15 (50.00%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) Publishing
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle ADF
7 11 (36.67%) SOA
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 10 (33.33%) Digital Media
8 10 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (33.33%) XQuery
8 10 (33.33%) XSLT
8 10 (33.33%) Web Services
8 10 (33.33%) XPath
9 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 9 (30.00%) BDD
9 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (30.00%) Web Development
10 8 (26.67%) Hadoop
10 8 (26.67%) REST
10 8 (26.67%) Big Data
10 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
11 7 (23.33%) JBoss
11 7 (23.33%) C#
11 7 (23.33%) .NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (23.33%) JBoss
5 5 (16.67%) Apache
5 5 (16.67%) Node.js
6 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 8 (26.67%) Big Data
2 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
6 1 (3.33%) Impala
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.33%) HBase
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) PyUnit
General
1 13 (43.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) Lead Developer
4 11 (36.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Architect
7 5 (16.67%) Data Architect
7 5 (16.67%) Senior Data Architect
7 5 (16.67%) Senior Architect
7 5 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (16.67%) AWS Architect
7 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) XML
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle ADF
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (33.33%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) XSLT
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 8 (26.67%) REST
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) Spring
6 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.67%) CSS
7 5 (16.67%) Backbone.js
7 5 (16.67%) Ember.js
7 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.33%) JSON
8 4 (13.33%) EJB
8 4 (13.33%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) WCF
9 2 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (36.67%) SOA
4 9 (30.00%) Web Development
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) XQuery
2 10 (33.33%) XPath
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 5 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) HDFS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Twitter
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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