The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.17% 10.24% 11.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 12.73% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 32
Median daily rate £475 £370 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% +4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
165 267 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.66% 80.42% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 190 210
Median daily rate £400 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.70 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.21% +65.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.20 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £48.23 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) Scala
6 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 4 (30.77%) PHPUnit
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (30.77%) Symfony
6 4 (30.77%) MySQL
6 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) Blog
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) WordPress
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) DVB
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) PHPUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) MSI
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.69%) WiX
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Scala Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) Symfony
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) LAMP
4 3 (23.08%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) Lucene
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
2 1 (7.69%) MPEG
2 1 (7.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (7.69%) Full Text Search
7 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) BMC
2 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
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