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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 41 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.90% 2.77% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.04% 4.04% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 3
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£353 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +29.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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
292 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 68.62% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 165 121
Average daily rate £355 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.93% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (97.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) Scrum
3 33 (46.48%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (45.07%) Web Services
5 30 (42.25%) RESTful
6 26 (36.62%) BDD
7 25 (35.21%) Java
8 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
9 22 (30.99%) SOAP
9 22 (30.99%) Subversion
10 20 (28.17%) CSS
10 20 (28.17%) Cucumber
11 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
11 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
11 18 (25.35%) Selenium
12 17 (23.94%) Spring
12 17 (23.94%) HTML
12 17 (23.94%) Apple iOS
13 16 (22.54%) iOS Development
13 16 (22.54%) MVC
13 16 (22.54%) HTTP
13 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
13 16 (22.54%) Objective-C
13 16 (22.54%) Web Development
13 16 (22.54%) Kanban
14 15 (21.13%) Apple
15 14 (19.72%) Cocoa
15 14 (19.72%) JUnit
15 14 (19.72%) iPhone
15 14 (19.72%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (16.90%) Node.js
2 8 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.41%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon S3
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (12.68%) Redis
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.63%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Subversion
2 20 (28.17%) Cucumber
3 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
3 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
3 18 (25.35%) Selenium
4 14 (19.72%) JUnit
5 12 (16.90%) Maven
6 11 (15.49%) Mockito
7 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.63%) QUnit
8 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.63%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.63%) PHPUnit
8 4 (5.63%) FitNesse
9 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.23%) JMeter
9 3 (4.23%) JIRA
9 3 (4.23%) RSpec
9 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.23%) Hudson
General
1 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Web Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Java Developer
4 12 (16.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (14.08%) iOS Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Programmer
7 7 (9.86%) Web Programmer
7 7 (9.86%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (5.63%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) Web Services
2 30 (42.25%) RESTful
3 22 (30.99%) SOAP
4 20 (28.17%) CSS
5 17 (23.94%) Spring
5 17 (23.94%) HTML
6 14 (19.72%) Cocoa
6 14 (19.72%) JSON
6 14 (19.72%) Cocoa Touch
7 13 (18.31%) Hibernate
8 10 (14.08%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (14.08%) Ajax
8 10 (14.08%) Spring MVC
9 9 (12.68%) CSS3
9 9 (12.68%) HTML5
9 9 (12.68%) Ember.js
9 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.68%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (11.27%) JPA
11 7 (9.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) iPhone
1 14 (19.72%) iPad
2 11 (15.49%) Mobile App
3 10 (14.08%) Open Source
3 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
4 9 (12.68%) Wiki
5 5 (7.04%) GIS
6 3 (4.23%) Linked Data
6 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (97.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) Scrum
3 33 (46.48%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (36.62%) BDD
5 16 (22.54%) iOS Development
5 16 (22.54%) MVC
5 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
5 16 (22.54%) Web Development
5 16 (22.54%) Kanban
6 9 (12.68%) Web Application Development
7 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.86%) SOA
8 7 (9.86%) OO
8 7 (9.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.04%) DevOps
11 4 (5.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Java
2 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) Objective-C
4 7 (9.86%) C#
5 6 (8.45%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) PHP5
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
7 3 (4.23%) SQL
7 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) C
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) BC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VirtualBox
2 4 (5.63%) Docker
3 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Vagrant
2 6 (8.45%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Apple
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Zend
4 3 (4.23%) EMC
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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