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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing TDD 32 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.73% 1.04% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.80% 1.38% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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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
250 217 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.99% 75.35% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 156 64
Average daily rate £363 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 68 (93.15%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (64.38%) Web Services
3 43 (58.90%) RESTful
4 41 (56.16%) Java
5 38 (52.05%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (47.95%) Scrum
7 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
8 31 (42.47%) JSON
9 26 (35.62%) Subversion
9 26 (35.62%) BDD
10 25 (34.25%) Cucumber
11 24 (32.88%) Spring
11 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
12 23 (31.51%) Selenium
13 21 (28.77%) JUnit
14 20 (27.40%) Hibernate
14 20 (27.40%) Maven
14 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
15 19 (26.03%) Mockito
15 19 (26.03%) SOAP
16 17 (23.29%) MVC
16 17 (23.29%) Kanban
17 15 (20.55%) Spring MVC
17 15 (20.55%) Puppet
18 14 (19.18%) Apple iOS
18 14 (19.18%) iOS Development
18 14 (19.18%) Objective-C
19 13 (17.81%) Ajax
19 13 (17.81%) JPA
19 13 (17.81%) HTTP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (9.59%) Apache
1 7 (9.59%) Node.js
2 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (12.33%) Amazon S3
2 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) HTTP
2 8 (10.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
2 26 (35.62%) Subversion
3 25 (34.25%) Cucumber
4 23 (31.51%) Selenium
5 21 (28.77%) JUnit
6 20 (27.40%) Maven
6 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
7 19 (26.03%) Mockito
8 10 (13.70%) QUnit
8 10 (13.70%) Eclipse
9 7 (9.59%) Grunt
10 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
11 3 (4.11%) Ant
11 3 (4.11%) LoadRunner
11 3 (4.11%) JMeter
11 3 (4.11%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.11%) JIRA
11 3 (4.11%) Hudson
11 3 (4.11%) RSpec
General
1 2 (2.74%) Games
2 1 (1.37%) Back Office
2 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.07%) iOS Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) PHP Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.74%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (64.38%) Web Services
2 43 (58.90%) RESTful
3 31 (42.47%) JSON
4 24 (32.88%) Spring
5 20 (27.40%) Hibernate
6 19 (26.03%) SOAP
7 15 (20.55%) Spring MVC
8 13 (17.81%) Ajax
8 13 (17.81%) JPA
8 13 (17.81%) CSS
9 12 (16.44%) Cocoa Touch
9 12 (16.44%) XML
9 12 (16.44%) Cocoa
10 10 (13.70%) HTML
11 6 (8.22%) jQuery
11 6 (8.22%) Java EE
11 6 (8.22%) .NET
12 5 (6.85%) JSP
12 5 (6.85%) SVG
12 5 (6.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) iPhone
1 11 (15.07%) iPad
2 7 (9.59%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.22%) User Experience
4 5 (6.85%) Wiki
4 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.11%) GIS
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Apple iOS
2 11 (15.07%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (93.15%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (47.95%) Scrum
4 26 (35.62%) BDD
5 17 (23.29%) MVC
5 17 (23.29%) Kanban
6 14 (19.18%) iOS Development
7 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) OO
9 10 (13.70%) Web Development
10 9 (12.33%) SOA
11 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.85%) Code Coverage
12 5 (6.85%) Refactoring
13 4 (5.48%) User Stories
13 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.48%) OOP
14 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (4.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.18%) Objective-C
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) PHP5
6 6 (8.22%) C#
6 6 (8.22%) PHP
7 5 (6.85%) C
8 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) BC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) VirtualBox
2 6 (8.22%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Puppet
2 13 (17.81%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Apple
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) EMC
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
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