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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.91% 1.48% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.60% 2.09% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £303 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
258 191 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.78% 70.48% 64.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 132 60
Average daily rate £380 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £170.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (65.12%) Web Services
3 52 (60.47%) RESTful
4 49 (56.98%) Java
5 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (48.84%) Jenkins
6 36 (41.86%) BDD
6 36 (41.86%) Scrum
7 33 (38.37%) Selenium
7 33 (38.37%) JSON
8 32 (37.21%) Cucumber
9 31 (36.05%) Subversion
10 30 (34.88%) JUnit
11 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
11 29 (33.72%) Spring
12 26 (30.23%) Mockito
13 25 (29.07%) Maven
13 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
14 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
15 20 (23.26%) SOAP
16 19 (22.09%) CSS
17 18 (20.93%) Kanban
18 17 (19.77%) Linux
18 17 (19.77%) MVC
18 17 (19.77%) Puppet
19 16 (18.60%) Spring MVC
19 16 (18.60%) Ajax
19 16 (18.60%) Web Development
20 15 (17.44%) JPA
20 15 (17.44%) Cocoa

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (13.95%) Apache
2 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.14%) Node.js
3 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.49%) Confluence
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.16%) DNN
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.16%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.30%) Amazon S3
2 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) HTTP
2 12 (13.95%) Internet
3 3 (3.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (48.84%) Jenkins
2 33 (38.37%) Selenium
3 32 (37.21%) Cucumber
4 31 (36.05%) Subversion
5 30 (34.88%) JUnit
6 26 (30.23%) Mockito
7 25 (29.07%) Maven
8 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
9 10 (11.63%) Eclipse
10 9 (10.47%) QUnit
11 6 (6.98%) Grunt
12 5 (5.81%) Ant
13 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (3.49%) JIRA
14 3 (3.49%) JMeter
14 3 (3.49%) LoadRunner
14 3 (3.49%) PHPUnit
14 3 (3.49%) RSpec
15 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
15 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (4.65%) Publishing
2 2 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (65.12%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.95%) iOS Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (65.12%) Web Services
2 52 (60.47%) RESTful
3 33 (38.37%) JSON
4 29 (33.72%) Spring
5 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
6 20 (23.26%) SOAP
7 19 (22.09%) CSS
8 16 (18.60%) Spring MVC
8 16 (18.60%) Ajax
9 15 (17.44%) JPA
9 15 (17.44%) Cocoa
9 15 (17.44%) Cocoa Touch
10 14 (16.28%) HTML
11 10 (11.63%) XML
12 9 (10.47%) jQuery
13 8 (9.30%) Java EE
14 7 (8.14%) PostGIS
15 5 (5.81%) Google Maps API
15 5 (5.81%) SVG
15 5 (5.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) iPad
1 12 (13.95%) iPhone
2 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.30%) Open Source
3 7 (8.14%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.98%) User Experience
5 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.65%) Wiki
7 3 (3.49%) GIS
8 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.16%) Streaming Music
9 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (41.86%) BDD
3 36 (41.86%) Scrum
4 18 (20.93%) Kanban
5 17 (19.77%) MVC
6 16 (18.60%) Web Development
7 15 (17.44%) iOS Development
8 14 (16.28%) OO
9 12 (13.95%) SOA
9 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Change Control
11 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.98%) Test Automation
13 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.81%) User Stories
14 4 (4.65%) OOP
14 4 (4.65%) Code Coverage
14 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (4.65%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) Java
2 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.44%) Objective-C
4 7 (8.14%) PHP
4 7 (8.14%) SQL
5 6 (6.98%) PHP5
6 5 (5.81%) Python
7 4 (4.65%) C
8 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.33%) C#
9 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) BC Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) VirtualBox
2 6 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) Puppet
2 13 (15.12%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Apple
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.16%) Alterian
4 1 (1.16%) WSO2
4 1 (1.16%) Ektron
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