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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.45% 1.93% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 2.76% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.28% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £285 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £361 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
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
520 290 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.88% 69.88% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 146 193
Average daily rate £450 £370 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 20 £518 +39.86% 12
Abingdon - 1 £475 - 3
Faringdon - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 3
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (71.43%) Java
2 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.86%) HTML
3 33 (42.86%) XML
4 29 (37.66%) Web Services
4 29 (37.66%) BDD
5 28 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 28 (36.36%) Spring
6 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
6 25 (32.47%) Oracle
6 25 (32.47%) XSLT
7 21 (27.27%) MVC
8 19 (24.68%) Publishing
8 19 (24.68%) WebLogic
9 18 (23.38%) Linux
9 18 (23.38%) J2EE
10 17 (22.08%) .NET
10 17 (22.08%) C#
10 17 (22.08%) SQL
11 16 (20.78%) CSS
11 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
12 15 (19.48%) SOA
12 15 (19.48%) Oracle ADF
13 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 13 (16.88%) Spring MVC
14 13 (16.88%) Scrum
14 13 (16.88%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (16.88%) HTML5
14 13 (16.88%) Oracle BPM

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (24.68%) WebLogic
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.69%) Node.js
4 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.39%) JBoss
4 8 (10.39%) Apache
5 6 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.69%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.79%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Heroku
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.69%) Big Data
4 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.60%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.30%) MySQL
9 1 (1.30%) HBase
9 1 (1.30%) Impala
9 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
2 7 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 2 (2.60%) Selenium
4 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.30%) Sublime Text
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) RSpec
5 1 (1.30%) PyUnit
General
1 19 (24.68%) Publishing
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (90.91%) Developer
2 40 (51.95%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Software Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Lead Software Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.09%) Architect
10 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Data Architect
10 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Data Architect
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Architect
10 5 (6.49%) Big Data Architect
11 4 (5.19%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) HTML
1 33 (42.86%) XML
2 29 (37.66%) Web Services
3 28 (36.36%) Spring
4 25 (32.47%) XSLT
5 18 (23.38%) J2EE
6 17 (22.08%) .NET
7 16 (20.78%) CSS
7 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
8 15 (19.48%) Oracle ADF
9 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 13 (16.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (16.88%) Spring MVC
10 13 (16.88%) HTML5
10 13 (16.88%) REST
11 10 (12.99%) Backbone.js
12 8 (10.39%) RESTful
12 8 (10.39%) JSON
13 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (7.79%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.19%) Open Source
3 3 (3.90%) Social Media
3 3 (3.90%) W3C
4 2 (2.60%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.60%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.30%) Debian
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) BDD
3 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
4 21 (27.27%) MVC
5 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.48%) SOA
7 13 (16.88%) Scrum
8 11 (14.29%) OO
8 11 (14.29%) Web Development
9 9 (11.69%) Analytics
10 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.49%) DevOps
11 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.19%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (5.19%) MVVM
13 3 (3.90%) Kanban
13 3 (3.90%) ETL
13 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.90%) OOD
14 2 (2.60%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (71.43%) Java
2 28 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.08%) C#
3 17 (22.08%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) XQuery
4 10 (12.99%) XPath
5 9 (11.69%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) C++
6 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.49%) Scala
6 5 (6.49%) Ruby
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) Groovy
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
1 2 (2.60%) HDFS
2 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.49%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Twitter
3 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.30%) Telerik
4 1 (1.30%) Tableau