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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 8 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 55 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.82% 3.21% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.21% 4.38% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 5 1
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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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
302 160 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.40% 73.39% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 101 92
Average daily rate £413 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
3 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (43.06%) Java
5 29 (40.28%) XML
6 26 (36.11%) HTML
7 25 (34.72%) jQuery
8 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (33.33%) BDD
9 23 (31.94%) HTML5
10 22 (30.56%) Spring
10 22 (30.56%) JSON
10 22 (30.56%) CSS
10 22 (30.56%) Web Services
11 21 (29.17%) Scrum
11 21 (29.17%) AngularJS
12 20 (27.78%) C#
12 20 (27.78%) SQL
13 19 (26.39%) .NET
13 19 (26.39%) Web Development
14 16 (22.22%) JBoss
15 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
15 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 15 (20.83%) Node.js
16 14 (19.44%) CSS3
16 14 (19.44%) RESTful
16 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
16 14 (19.44%) Kanban
16 14 (19.44%) Oracle
16 14 (19.44%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (22.22%) JBoss
2 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 15 (20.83%) Node.js
3 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.11%) Confluence
4 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 8 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) MySQL
3 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) HBase
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) DB2
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) JUnit
2 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.50%) JIRA
4 8 (11.11%) ReSharper
4 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.33%) Mockito
6 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.11%) Publishing
2 3 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 24 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.28%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) XML
2 26 (36.11%) HTML
3 25 (34.72%) jQuery
4 23 (31.94%) HTML5
5 22 (30.56%) JSON
5 22 (30.56%) Spring
5 22 (30.56%) Web Services
5 22 (30.56%) CSS
6 21 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 19 (26.39%) .NET
8 14 (19.44%) RESTful
8 14 (19.44%) CSS3
9 13 (18.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (18.06%) XSLT
10 11 (15.28%) REST
11 9 (12.50%) Java EE
11 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 9 (12.50%) Spring MVC
12 8 (11.11%) JDBC
13 6 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Blog
2 3 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) CCTV
3 1 (1.39%) Social Media
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (33.33%) BDD
4 21 (29.17%) Scrum
5 19 (26.39%) Web Development
6 14 (19.44%) OOP
6 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 14 (19.44%) Kanban
7 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
8 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 12 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 10 (13.89%) MVC
10 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 8 (11.11%) Computer Security
12 7 (9.72%) SDLC
13 6 (8.33%) API Development
13 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
14 5 (6.94%) OO
15 4 (5.56%) OOD
15 4 (5.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
2 31 (43.06%) Java
3 20 (27.78%) C#
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) PHP
5 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Puppet
1 11 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (11.11%) Ansible
3 2 (2.78%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Progress
3 8 (11.11%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.17%) Google
5 2 (2.78%) Perforce
5 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
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