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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.17% 2.93% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 4.17% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 5
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£410 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
584 360 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.13% 70.31% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 230 198
Average daily rate £413 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £12.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +64.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £27.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 -20 6 £365 +12.30% 9
Abingdon - 2 £450 -
Kidlington - 1 £410 - 2
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (81.25%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) WebLogic
4 22 (45.83%) Web Services
4 22 (45.83%) XML
5 21 (43.75%) Linux
6 19 (39.58%) Spring
6 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
6 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (35.42%) HTML
8 15 (31.25%) Tomcat
8 15 (31.25%) BDD
8 15 (31.25%) REST
9 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
9 14 (29.17%) Publishing
9 14 (29.17%) JBoss
10 13 (27.08%) C#
11 12 (25.00%) .NET
11 12 (25.00%) JUnit
11 12 (25.00%) Web Development
12 11 (22.92%) JSON
12 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
12 11 (22.92%) SOA
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle
13 10 (20.83%) EJB
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle ADF
13 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (20.83%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (20.83%) Amazon S3

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (47.92%) WebLogic
2 15 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
3 14 (29.17%) JBoss
4 8 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (12.50%) Apache
6 5 (10.42%) Node.js
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 8 (16.67%) Big Data
2 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.08%) HBase
7 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.08%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.08%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) JUnit
2 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) PyUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (29.17%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 26 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 13 (27.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Lead Developer
6 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (8.33%) AWS Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Data Architect
8 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) Web Services
1 22 (45.83%) XML
2 19 (39.58%) Spring
3 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 15 (31.25%) REST
5 12 (25.00%) .NET
6 11 (22.92%) JSON
7 10 (20.83%) EJB
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle ADF
7 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (20.83%) HTML5
8 8 (16.67%) XSLT
9 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
10 6 (12.50%) WCF
11 5 (10.42%) WPF
11 5 (10.42%) Silverlight
11 5 (10.42%) Backbone.js
11 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.33%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Social Media
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
3 15 (31.25%) BDD
4 12 (25.00%) Web Development
5 11 (22.92%) SOA
6 7 (14.58%) Analytics
6 7 (14.58%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) MVC
8 3 (6.25%) ETL
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
9 2 (4.17%) OOD
9 2 (4.17%) Web Analytics
9 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) C#
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) XQuery
4 8 (16.67%) XPath
5 5 (10.42%) PHP
6 4 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) Scala
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.25%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (2.08%) Tableau
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