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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.72% 1.78% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 2.50% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 12
Average daily rate
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£518 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.86% +12.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
285 120 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.17% 71.01% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 71 106
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £13.69 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (81.25%) Java
2 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) XML
4 22 (45.83%) HTML
4 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
5 21 (43.75%) XSLT
6 20 (41.67%) Oracle
7 19 (39.58%) Spring
7 19 (39.58%) BDD
8 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 17 (35.42%) MVC
9 16 (33.33%) Publishing
9 16 (33.33%) WebLogic
9 16 (33.33%) Web Services
10 15 (31.25%) J2EE
11 13 (27.08%) Oracle ADF
11 13 (27.08%) SOA
11 13 (27.08%) Linux
11 13 (27.08%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
12 12 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (22.92%) Spring MVC
13 11 (22.92%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (20.83%) XQuery
14 10 (20.83%) CSS
14 10 (20.83%) SQL
14 10 (20.83%) XPath
14 10 (20.83%) Digital Media
15 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 9 (18.75%) NoSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (16.67%) Node.js
4 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.42%) JBoss
5 5 (10.42%) Apache
5 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (2.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.67%) Big Data
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.17%) Star Schema
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.08%) HBase
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.08%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.08%) PyUnit
General
1 16 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 14 (29.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) Lead Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Data Architect
9 5 (10.42%) Architect
9 5 (10.42%) Senior Architect
9 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Architect
9 5 (10.42%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) XML
2 22 (45.83%) HTML
3 21 (43.75%) XSLT
4 19 (39.58%) Spring
5 16 (33.33%) Web Services
6 15 (31.25%) J2EE
7 13 (27.08%) Oracle ADF
8 11 (22.92%) Spring MVC
8 11 (22.92%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (20.83%) CSS
10 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.67%) .NET
12 6 (12.50%) RESTful
13 5 (10.42%) Ember.js
13 5 (10.42%) Backbone.js
13 5 (10.42%) HTML5
13 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (8.33%) REST
14 4 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.25%) W3C
3 2 (4.17%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 19 (39.58%) BDD
4 17 (35.42%) MVC
5 13 (27.08%) SOA
6 9 (18.75%) Web Development
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) Analytics
9 6 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (6.25%) ETL
11 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.25%) MVVM
12 2 (4.17%) DevOps
12 2 (4.17%) Kanban
13 1 (2.08%) OOD
13 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (2.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) XQuery
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) XPath
4 8 (16.67%) PHP
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (10.42%) C++
5 5 (10.42%) Scala
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Twitter
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau