The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 29 27
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.93% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.30% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 154 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 63.51% 71.96% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 101 123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
Oxfordshire

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 29 July 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Ajax
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) JSON
3 8 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (66.67%) MSTest
3 8 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 8 (66.67%) Web Development
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) NUnit
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
1 8 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) Ajax
1 9 (75.00%) JSON
1 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Memcached
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Facebook
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter