The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 15 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.39% 6.70% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 8.24% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 19
Median daily rate £475 £420 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -18.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 425 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.39% 81.42% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 343 341
Median daily rate £475 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £171 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 29
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +237.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.80 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Oxfordshire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +12 30 £520 +23.80% 3
Kidlington - 2 £469 - 3
Thame - 1 £350 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 90 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (67.57%) Java
3 55 (49.55%) Spring
4 53 (47.75%) Scrum
5 49 (44.14%) HTML
5 49 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (40.54%) Cucumber
7 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
8 43 (38.74%) JUnit
9 41 (36.94%) Web Services
9 41 (36.94%) BDD
10 40 (36.04%) Publishing
11 38 (34.23%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (34.23%) Jenkins
12 37 (33.33%) Maven
13 36 (32.43%) JBoss
14 34 (30.63%) WebSphere
15 33 (29.73%) Pair Programming
16 32 (28.83%) JSON
17 31 (27.93%) AngularJS
18 30 (27.03%) Git (software)
18 30 (27.03%) CSS
18 30 (27.03%) Tomcat
19 28 (25.23%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (25.23%) Web Development
20 27 (24.32%) Java EE
20 27 (24.32%) SQL
20 27 (24.32%) Linux
20 27 (24.32%) RESTful
21 25 (22.52%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (32.43%) JBoss
2 34 (30.63%) WebSphere
3 30 (27.03%) Tomcat
4 28 (25.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (15.32%) WebSphere Process Server
6 14 (12.61%) WebLogic
7 11 (9.91%) Alfresco
7 11 (9.91%) Apache
7 11 (9.91%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (9.91%) nginx
8 10 (9.01%) Apache Solr
9 9 (8.11%) Jetty
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (34.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.12%) GitHub
3 14 (12.61%) Amazon S3
3 14 (12.61%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) NoSQL
2 21 (18.92%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.31%) MySQL
5 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.70%) Big Data
7 2 (1.80%) Redis
8 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.90%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (40.54%) Cucumber
2 43 (38.74%) JUnit
3 38 (34.23%) Jenkins
4 37 (33.33%) Maven
5 30 (27.03%) Git (software)
6 25 (22.52%) JIRA
7 23 (20.72%) Mockito
8 19 (17.12%) Selenium
9 13 (11.71%) Subversion
10 11 (9.91%) Gradle
11 9 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
12 7 (6.31%) Jasmine
12 7 (6.31%) WebDriver
13 5 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (3.60%) GitLab
14 4 (3.60%) Protractor
15 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (2.70%) PHPUnit
16 2 (1.80%) git-flow
16 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (36.04%) Publishing
2 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (80.18%) Developer
2 54 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 31 (27.93%) AWS Developer
4 27 (24.32%) Agile Developer
5 23 (20.72%) Java Engineer
5 23 (20.72%) Java Software Engineer
5 23 (20.72%) Software Engineer
6 22 (19.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 22 (19.82%) Java Software Developer
7 19 (17.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (15.32%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (13.51%) HTML Developer
9 15 (13.51%) PHP Developer
10 13 (11.71%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (11.71%) AWS Software Engineer
11 12 (10.81%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (10.81%) Software Developer
12 10 (9.01%) HTML CSS Developer
12 10 (9.01%) Magento Developer
12 10 (9.01%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (49.55%) Spring
2 49 (44.14%) HTML
3 41 (36.94%) Web Services
4 32 (28.83%) JSON
5 31 (27.93%) AngularJS
6 30 (27.03%) CSS
7 27 (24.32%) Java EE
7 27 (24.32%) RESTful
8 25 (22.52%) HTML5
9 24 (21.62%) REST
10 23 (20.72%) Node.js
11 20 (18.02%) XML
12 13 (11.71%) EJB
13 12 (10.81%) Sass
14 10 (9.01%) .NET
14 10 (9.01%) CSS3
14 10 (9.01%) Lucene
15 7 (6.31%) J2EE
15 7 (6.31%) SOAP
16 5 (4.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.70%) Informatics
2 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.90%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Unix
2 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.75%) Scrum
3 49 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (36.94%) BDD
5 33 (29.73%) Pair Programming
6 28 (25.23%) Web Development
7 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
8 23 (20.72%) DevOps
9 21 (18.92%) BPMN
10 20 (18.02%) BPEL
11 19 (17.12%) Migration
11 19 (17.12%) Open Source
12 18 (16.22%) Kanban
13 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
14 16 (14.41%) Automation Testing
15 13 (11.71%) Content Enrichment
16 11 (9.91%) Build Automation
17 10 (9.01%) API Development
18 9 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 75 (67.57%) Java
2 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.32%) SQL
4 23 (20.72%) PHP
5 10 (9.01%) C++
5 10 (9.01%) Ruby
6 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.11%) Python
6 9 (8.11%) Scala
7 4 (3.60%) C#
8 2 (1.80%) C
8 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.90%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) ISEB
2 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.80%) MISRA
3 2 (1.80%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Ansible
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle
2 9 (8.11%) Talend
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.90%) Perforce
4 1 (0.90%) Zend