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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 8 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.53% 1.28% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.16% 1.94% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 3 1
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£413 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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
268 155 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.82% 65.96% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 87 107
Average daily rate £403 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (60.00%) Java
3 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (52.73%) XML
5 27 (49.09%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (45.45%) HTML
7 24 (43.64%) Web Services
7 24 (43.64%) Spring
7 24 (43.64%) BDD
8 22 (40.00%) JSON
9 21 (38.18%) jQuery
9 21 (38.18%) HTML5
10 19 (34.55%) Web Development
10 19 (34.55%) JBoss
10 19 (34.55%) Scrum
10 19 (34.55%) Tomcat
11 18 (32.73%) CSS
12 16 (29.09%) SQL
12 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
13 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
14 13 (23.64%) Kanban
14 13 (23.64%) JUnit
14 13 (23.64%) Linux
14 13 (23.64%) REST
15 12 (21.82%) Node.js
15 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
15 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
16 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 19 (34.55%) JBoss
1 19 (34.55%) Tomcat
2 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
2 12 (21.82%) Node.js
3 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (12.73%) Confluence
5 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.82%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.82%) Apache
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) HBase
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JUnit
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.55%) JIRA
4 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.27%) Mockito
7 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (10.91%) Publishing
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Magento Developer
9 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) XML
2 25 (45.45%) HTML
3 24 (43.64%) Web Services
3 24 (43.64%) Spring
4 22 (40.00%) JSON
5 21 (38.18%) jQuery
5 21 (38.18%) HTML5
6 18 (32.73%) CSS
7 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
8 13 (23.64%) REST
9 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (20.00%) RESTful
11 10 (18.18%) XSLT
11 10 (18.18%) CSS3
12 9 (16.36%) .NET
13 8 (14.55%) Java EE
14 7 (12.73%) Spring MVC
14 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
14 7 (12.73%) JDBC
15 6 (10.91%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Blog
2 2 (3.64%) Social Media
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (43.64%) BDD
4 19 (34.55%) Web Development
4 19 (34.55%) Scrum
5 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
6 13 (23.64%) Kanban
7 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 7 (12.73%) MVC
9 7 (12.73%) Computer Security
10 6 (10.91%) API Development
11 5 (9.09%) SDLC
11 5 (9.09%) OOP
11 5 (9.09%) OO
12 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.27%) OOD
12 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
12 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
4 9 (16.36%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
1 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Progress
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Perforce
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
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