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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.72% 10.40% 12.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 12.62% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 38
Median daily rate £300 £370 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -2.95%
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 £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
152 309 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 65.52% 82.40% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 222 216
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.23 £27.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
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 26 August 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 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) JPA
4 4 (28.57%) Symfony
4 4 (28.57%) Mockito
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (28.57%) PHPUnit
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) Spring Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Gradle
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 4 (28.57%) Microservices
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Java

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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) DVB
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) Gradle
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Mockito
2 4 (28.57%) PHPUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) MSI
5 1 (7.14%) NUnit
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) WiX
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) RESTful
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) JPA
3 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
3 4 (28.57%) Spring Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Symfony
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP
4 3 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blog
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Digital TV
2 1 (7.14%) MPEG
2 1 (7.14%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Microservices
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Full Text Search
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy