The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 70 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.96% 1.47% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.46% 2.14% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 5 1
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£403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
TDD
South East

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
562 327 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.94% 68.55% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 189 239
Average daily rate £410 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £174.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 48 £425 - 6
Abingdon +6 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Kidlington - 1 £393 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (60.23%) JavaScript
3 44 (50.00%) Java
4 42 (47.73%) HTML
5 41 (46.59%) XML
5 41 (46.59%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (40.91%) BDD
7 35 (39.77%) jQuery
7 35 (39.77%) Web Services
8 33 (37.50%) Spring
8 33 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (36.36%) HTML5
9 32 (36.36%) CSS
10 29 (32.95%) JSON
11 28 (31.82%) SQL
12 26 (29.55%) AngularJS
13 25 (28.41%) Web Development
14 24 (27.27%) C#
14 24 (27.27%) JBoss
15 23 (26.14%) Tomcat
15 23 (26.14%) .NET
15 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
16 22 (25.00%) Scrum
17 19 (21.59%) JUnit
17 19 (21.59%) CSS3
18 18 (20.45%) RESTful
18 18 (20.45%) Oracle
19 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
19 17 (19.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 16 (18.18%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (27.27%) JBoss
2 23 (26.14%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.77%) WebSphere
4 12 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 12 (13.64%) Node.js
5 10 (11.36%) Confluence
6 6 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.14%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.14%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.91%) Amazon S3
2 14 (15.91%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) HTTP
2 8 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) MySQL
3 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.27%) HBase
6 2 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.14%) Redis
7 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) JUnit
2 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.64%) JIRA
5 7 (7.95%) Mockito
6 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.27%) NUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Subversion
8 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.14%) RSpec
General
1 8 (9.09%) Publishing
2 3 (3.41%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (78.41%) Developer
2 33 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.95%) PHP Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.73%) HTML
2 41 (46.59%) XML
3 35 (39.77%) Web Services
3 35 (39.77%) jQuery
4 33 (37.50%) Spring
5 32 (36.36%) CSS
5 32 (36.36%) HTML5
6 29 (32.95%) JSON
7 26 (29.55%) AngularJS
8 23 (26.14%) .NET
9 19 (21.59%) CSS3
10 18 (20.45%) RESTful
11 17 (19.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (17.05%) REST
13 14 (15.91%) WPF
13 14 (15.91%) XSLT
14 12 (13.64%) JDBC
14 12 (13.64%) Hibernate
15 11 (12.50%) Spring MVC
15 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Blog
2 4 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.14%) CCTV
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.59%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (40.91%) BDD
4 25 (28.41%) Web Development
5 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
6 22 (25.00%) Scrum
7 16 (18.18%) MVC
8 14 (15.91%) Kanban
9 13 (14.77%) Automated Testing
10 12 (13.64%) Pair Programming
10 12 (13.64%) OOP
11 10 (11.36%) Computer Security
12 9 (10.23%) OO
13 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 8 (9.09%) SDLC
14 6 (6.82%) API Development
14 6 (6.82%) OOD
14 6 (6.82%) Refactoring
14 6 (6.82%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) JavaScript
2 44 (50.00%) Java
3 28 (31.82%) SQL
4 24 (27.27%) C#
5 11 (12.50%) PHP
6 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.41%) Python
7 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) C++
8 2 (2.27%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.14%) XPath
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Puppet
1 15 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.23%) Ansible
3 2 (2.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Oracle
2 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.36%) Progress
4 2 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
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