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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.38% 5.70% 9.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 7.26% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 14
Median daily rate £450 £375 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -5.19%
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
208 248 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.55% 78.48% 79.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 165 161
Median daily rate £450 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 12
Median hourly rate £14.75 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £45.32 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) BDD
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) Scala
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (16.67%) React
7 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA

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 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) JBehave
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) jMock
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) MSI
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) WiX
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Scala Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Scala Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Scala Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (16.67%) React
5 2 (11.11%) Aurelia
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
6 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (5.56%) Core Data
6 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) API Development
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.56%) Full Text Search
7 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Scala
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) F#
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.56%) Go
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Apple
1 1 (5.56%) ATG
1 1 (5.56%) BMC
1 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
1 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
1 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy
1 1 (5.56%) SAP