The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 17 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.18% 1.63% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.37% 2.21% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 271 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 80.71% 73.64% 65.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 206 118
Average daily rate £385 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Southampton region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Southampton region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 86 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (60.23%) BDD
3 50 (56.82%) Java
4 48 (54.55%) Web Services
4 48 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 45 (51.14%) RESTful
6 44 (50.00%) Scrum
7 42 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (46.59%) Cucumber
9 38 (43.18%) Selenium
10 36 (40.91%) Subversion
11 32 (36.36%) JUnit
12 29 (32.95%) Spring
13 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
14 27 (30.68%) Mockito
15 26 (29.55%) Git (software)
15 26 (29.55%) Hibernate
16 25 (28.41%) JSON
17 23 (26.14%) Linux
18 21 (23.86%) CSS
19 20 (22.73%) Maven
19 20 (22.73%) Apache
20 19 (21.59%) OO
21 18 (20.45%) Web Development
22 17 (19.32%) PostgreSQL
22 17 (19.32%) SOAP
22 17 (19.32%) HTML
22 17 (19.32%) MVC
23 15 (17.05%) SOA
23 15 (17.05%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 20 (22.73%) Apache
2 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.95%) Node.js
4 3 (3.41%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) Kentico
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.14%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.14%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (1.14%) WordPress
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.14%) DNN
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.14%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 41 (46.59%) Cucumber
3 38 (43.18%) Selenium
4 36 (40.91%) Subversion
5 32 (36.36%) JUnit
6 27 (30.68%) Mockito
7 26 (29.55%) Git (software)
8 20 (22.73%) Maven
9 10 (11.36%) Eclipse
10 7 (7.95%) QUnit
11 6 (6.82%) Grunt
12 5 (5.68%) Ant
13 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (4.55%) RSpec
13 4 (4.55%) WebDriver
13 4 (4.55%) PHPUnit
14 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
15 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
15 1 (1.14%) Hudson
15 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Architect
7 7 (7.95%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.68%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Software Configuration Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (54.55%) Web Services
2 45 (51.14%) RESTful
3 29 (32.95%) Spring
4 26 (29.55%) Hibernate
5 25 (28.41%) JSON
6 21 (23.86%) CSS
7 17 (19.32%) SOAP
7 17 (19.32%) HTML
8 13 (14.77%) Spring MVC
9 12 (13.64%) JPA
10 11 (12.50%) Ajax
11 10 (11.36%) jQuery
11 10 (11.36%) SAML
11 10 (11.36%) OpenID
12 9 (10.23%) PostGIS
12 9 (10.23%) OAuth2
12 9 (10.23%) XML
12 9 (10.23%) Java EE
13 7 (7.95%) REST
14 5 (5.68%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Open Source
2 6 (6.82%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.41%) iPad
3 3 (3.41%) iPhone
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Wiki
5 1 (1.14%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (60.23%) BDD
3 44 (50.00%) Scrum
4 42 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (21.59%) OO
6 18 (20.45%) Web Development
7 17 (19.32%) MVC
8 15 (17.05%) SOA
9 14 (15.91%) Change Control
10 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.36%) Kanban
11 8 (9.09%) User Stories
12 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.68%) iOS Development
13 5 (5.68%) OOP
14 4 (4.55%) Regression Testing
14 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
14 4 (4.55%) Coaching
15 3 (3.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.82%) Java
2 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.23%) PHP
4 8 (9.09%) SQL
5 7 (7.95%) PHP5
6 5 (5.68%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) Python
8 2 (2.27%) C#
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Puppet
2 9 (10.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Apigee
2 5 (5.68%) Google
2 5 (5.68%) Apple
3 1 (1.14%) WSO2
3 1 (1.14%) Ektron
3 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.14%) Alterian
3 1 (1.14%) ESRI