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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 33 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.14% 8.68% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 11.11% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 4
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£360 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +9.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
TDD
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
303 261 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.93% 78.14% 62.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 191 116
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

TDD
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 3 July 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 78 (93.98%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (68.67%) BDD
3 49 (59.04%) Scrum
4 44 (53.01%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (50.60%) Subversion
6 41 (49.40%) Jenkins
7 38 (45.78%) Web Services
8 37 (44.58%) Cucumber
8 37 (44.58%) Git (software)
8 37 (44.58%) RESTful
9 36 (43.37%) Java
10 35 (42.17%) Selenium
11 27 (32.53%) SOAP
12 26 (31.33%) JUnit
13 22 (26.51%) OO
13 22 (26.51%) Apache
13 22 (26.51%) Spring
14 21 (25.30%) Linux
14 21 (25.30%) Change Control
15 20 (24.10%) Mockito
16 19 (22.89%) PHP
17 18 (21.69%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (21.69%) Web Development
18 17 (20.48%) Internet
18 17 (20.48%) SOA
19 16 (19.28%) Hibernate
20 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
20 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
21 13 (15.66%) SAML
21 13 (15.66%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (26.51%) Apache
2 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.20%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (1.20%) WordPress
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.20%) Kentico
4 1 (1.20%) Node.js
4 1 (1.20%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.20%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Internet
2 6 (7.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (50.60%) Subversion
2 41 (49.40%) Jenkins
3 37 (44.58%) Git (software)
3 37 (44.58%) Cucumber
4 35 (42.17%) Selenium
5 26 (31.33%) JUnit
6 20 (24.10%) Mockito
7 9 (10.84%) PHPUnit
8 8 (9.64%) Maven
9 6 (7.23%) WebDriver
10 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.82%) Ant
12 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.41%) NSubstitute
13 2 (2.41%) JMeter
14 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
14 1 (1.20%) JIRA
14 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
14 1 (1.20%) RSpec
General
1 3 (3.61%) Publishing
2 1 (1.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.07%) Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Test Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) PHP Developer
6 7 (8.43%) iOS Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Magento Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Software Configuration Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Release Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) Web Services
2 37 (44.58%) RESTful
3 27 (32.53%) SOAP
4 22 (26.51%) Spring
5 16 (19.28%) Hibernate
6 13 (15.66%) SAML
6 13 (15.66%) OpenID
7 12 (14.46%) OAuth2
8 11 (13.25%) JSON
8 11 (13.25%) HTML
9 10 (12.05%) XML
10 9 (10.84%) CSS
10 9 (10.84%) REST
11 7 (8.43%) Cocoa
11 7 (8.43%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (6.02%) LAMP
12 5 (6.02%) .NET
12 5 (6.02%) Spring MVC
13 4 (4.82%) Java EE
13 4 (4.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.61%) iPhone
2 3 (3.61%) iPad
2 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.41%) GIS
4 1 (1.20%) Streaming Music
4 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (93.98%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (68.67%) BDD
3 49 (59.04%) Scrum
4 44 (53.01%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (26.51%) OO
6 21 (25.30%) Change Control
7 18 (21.69%) Web Development
8 17 (20.48%) SOA
9 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
10 13 (15.66%) Open Source
11 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
12 10 (12.05%) MVC
13 7 (8.43%) User Stories
13 7 (8.43%) iOS Development
14 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
14 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
15 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
16 4 (4.82%) OOP
16 4 (4.82%) Coaching
16 4 (4.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) Java
2 19 (22.89%) PHP
3 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) SQL
5 7 (8.43%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.02%) PHP5
7 4 (4.82%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) Groovy
9 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle
1 7 (8.43%) Apple
2 5 (6.02%) Apigee
3 4 (4.82%) WSO2
4 1 (1.20%) ESRI
4 1 (1.20%) Alterian
4 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) Ektron
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