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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 65 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.50% 7.91% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.13% 9.87% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 39 33
Median daily rate £466 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
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
536 456 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.59% 80.14% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 332 454
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 46 £475 +11.76% 6
Kidlington - 3 £450 - 4
Thame - 1 £350 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 97 (80.17%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (69.42%) Java
3 61 (50.41%) Spring
4 56 (46.28%) HTML
5 55 (45.45%) Scrum
6 52 (42.98%) Web Services
7 50 (41.32%) JavaScript
7 50 (41.32%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (40.50%) JUnit
9 48 (39.67%) Amazon AWS
10 46 (38.02%) BDD
10 46 (38.02%) Publishing
11 45 (37.19%) Cucumber
12 42 (34.71%) JSON
13 38 (31.40%) AngularJS
13 38 (31.40%) JBoss
13 38 (31.40%) Tomcat
14 37 (30.58%) WebSphere
15 35 (28.93%) Web Development
15 35 (28.93%) Pair Programming
15 35 (28.93%) CSS
16 34 (28.10%) Maven
17 33 (27.27%) Jenkins
18 31 (25.62%) REST
19 29 (23.97%) NoSQL
19 29 (23.97%) Linux
20 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
21 27 (22.31%) HTML5
21 27 (22.31%) WebSphere Application Server
22 26 (21.49%) SQL

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 38 (31.40%) JBoss
1 38 (31.40%) Tomcat
2 37 (30.58%) WebSphere
3 27 (22.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (15.70%) WebLogic
5 14 (11.57%) WebSphere Process Server
6 11 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (9.09%) nginx
7 10 (8.26%) Apache
7 10 (8.26%) Apache Solr
8 9 (7.44%) Jetty
9 8 (6.61%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (39.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.22%) Amazon S3
2 16 (13.22%) Amazon SQS
3 15 (12.40%) GitHub
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) NoSQL
2 25 (20.66%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.61%) MySQL
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.48%) Big Data
5 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (40.50%) JUnit
2 45 (37.19%) Cucumber
3 34 (28.10%) Maven
4 33 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
6 24 (19.83%) JIRA
7 21 (17.36%) Mockito
8 19 (15.70%) Selenium
9 13 (10.74%) Subversion
10 11 (9.09%) Gradle
11 9 (7.44%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (4.13%) GitLab
12 5 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
13 4 (3.31%) Jasmine
14 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (2.48%) Protractor
15 2 (1.65%) PHPUnit
15 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
16 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 46 (38.02%) Publishing
2 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 99 (81.82%) Developer
2 62 (51.24%) Java Developer
3 40 (33.06%) AWS Developer
4 34 (28.10%) Agile Developer
5 24 (19.83%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (17.36%) Java Engineer
6 21 (17.36%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (17.36%) Software Engineer
7 20 (16.53%) HTML Developer
8 19 (15.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 19 (15.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 19 (15.70%) Java Software Developer
8 19 (15.70%) PHP Developer
9 17 (14.05%) Node.js Developer
10 15 (12.40%) HTML CSS Developer
10 15 (12.40%) Magento Developer
10 15 (12.40%) PHP Magento Developer
11 14 (11.57%) Senior Developer
11 14 (11.57%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (10.74%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (50.41%) Spring
2 56 (46.28%) HTML
3 52 (42.98%) Web Services
4 42 (34.71%) JSON
5 38 (31.40%) AngularJS
6 35 (28.93%) CSS
7 31 (25.62%) REST
8 27 (22.31%) HTML5
9 26 (21.49%) RESTful
10 25 (20.66%) Node.js
10 25 (20.66%) XML
11 23 (19.01%) Java EE
12 17 (14.05%) Sass
13 16 (13.22%) EJB
14 15 (12.40%) CSS3
15 10 (8.26%) .NET
15 10 (8.26%) Lucene
16 9 (7.44%) J2EE
17 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
17 6 (4.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.48%) Informatics
2 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.97%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Android
2 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (80.17%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (45.45%) Scrum
3 50 (41.32%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (38.02%) BDD
5 35 (28.93%) Pair Programming
5 35 (28.93%) Web Development
6 25 (20.66%) E-Commerce
7 24 (19.83%) Kanban
7 24 (19.83%) Open Source
8 23 (19.01%) Unit Testing
9 22 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 21 (17.36%) Automation Testing
11 20 (16.53%) DevOps
12 18 (14.88%) Migration
13 17 (14.05%) BPMN
14 16 (13.22%) BPEL
15 15 (12.40%) API Development
15 15 (12.40%) Content Enrichment
16 11 (9.09%) Build Automation
17 9 (7.44%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 84 (69.42%) Java
2 50 (41.32%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.49%) SQL
4 25 (20.66%) PHP
5 11 (9.09%) Python
5 11 (9.09%) Ruby
5 11 (9.09%) Scala
6 10 (8.26%) C++
7 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.31%) C#
9 2 (1.65%) C
9 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.83%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) ISEB
2 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) MISRA
3 2 (1.65%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Ansible
1 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Talend
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.83%) Perforce
3 1 (0.83%) Zend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago