The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Oxfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.61% 3.10% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 4.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 338 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 68.53% 74.94% 60.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 189 200
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.09 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.10% -51.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
South East

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +9 11 £325 -7.14% 5
Faringdon - 2 - - 2
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Thame - - - - 1
Witney - - - -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (76.19%) Scrum
1 16 (76.19%) C#
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) Ajax
4 13 (61.90%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
6 9 (42.86%) JSON
6 9 (42.86%) NHibernate
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) NUnit
7 8 (38.10%) BDD
7 8 (38.10%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (38.10%) Web Development
7 8 (38.10%) MSTest
7 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle
9 6 (28.57%) MySQL
9 6 (28.57%) QA
10 5 (23.81%) HTML5
10 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
10 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (23.81%) Adobe CQ

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
1 5 (23.81%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (23.81%) Escenic
1 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
1 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 5 (23.81%) Big Data
3 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (9.52%) Pentaho
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) NUnit
1 8 (38.10%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Xcode
2 1 (4.76%) QUnit
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Senior Developer
3 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (38.10%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (38.10%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (23.81%) Java Programmer
6 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Programmer
6 5 (23.81%) Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) Ajax
4 13 (61.90%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
6 9 (42.86%) JSON
6 9 (42.86%) NHibernate
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 8 (38.10%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (23.81%) HTML5
8 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (23.81%) CSS3
8 5 (23.81%) EJB
8 5 (23.81%) J2EE
8 5 (23.81%) Struts
8 5 (23.81%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) W3C
1 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
1 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Scrum
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) Web Development
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) OOD
4 5 (23.81%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (23.81%) RUP
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) MVVM
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Scala
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Facebook
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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