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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.27% 1.49% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 2.03% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £366 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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
410 345 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.06% 73.40% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 212 162
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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
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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 +10 16 £350 -18.84% 4
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 2
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) HTML
3 19 (51.35%) J2EE
3 19 (51.35%) BDD
4 18 (48.65%) Spring
5 16 (43.24%) MVC
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 14 (37.84%) Oracle
6 14 (37.84%) XML
6 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (35.14%) Spring MVC
7 13 (35.14%) SQL
8 12 (32.43%) XSLT
9 11 (29.73%) Web Services
10 10 (27.03%) Scrum
10 10 (27.03%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
11 9 (24.32%) C#
12 8 (21.62%) .NET
12 8 (21.62%) CSS
12 8 (21.62%) Ruby
12 8 (21.62%) HTML5
13 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
13 7 (18.92%) jQuery
13 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
14 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
14 6 (16.22%) Ajax
14 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
15 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.41%) Escenic
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) GitHub
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Heroku
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (5.41%) Sublime Text
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) RSpec
3 1 (2.70%) MSTest
3 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.70%) Moq
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Xcode
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Programmer
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
1 19 (51.35%) J2EE
2 18 (48.65%) Spring
3 14 (37.84%) XML
4 13 (35.14%) Spring MVC
5 12 (32.43%) XSLT
6 11 (29.73%) Web Services
7 10 (27.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (21.62%) HTML5
8 8 (21.62%) CSS
8 8 (21.62%) .NET
9 7 (18.92%) jQuery
10 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (16.22%) Ajax
10 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.81%) CSS3
11 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js
11 4 (10.81%) JSF
12 3 (8.11%) LAMP
13 2 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) iPhone
1 1 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (2.70%) Open Source
1 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.70%) iPad
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Debian
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) BDD
3 16 (43.24%) MVC
4 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 4 (10.81%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (8.11%) OOD
10 3 (8.11%) MVVM
11 2 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (5.41%) SOA
11 2 (5.41%) Project Management
11 2 (5.41%) UML
11 2 (5.41%) OOP
11 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (5.41%) OO
11 2 (5.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.41%) Scala
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.70%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
2 2 (5.41%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) Telerik