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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.71% 4.46% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 5.96% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
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£363 £308 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.88% -13.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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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
281 235 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.65% 74.84% 64.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 180 124
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.94 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 27 May 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 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) BDD
3 39 (54.17%) Jenkins
3 39 (54.17%) Web Services
4 38 (52.78%) Java
5 37 (51.39%) Scrum
6 36 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 34 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (45.83%) Selenium
9 32 (44.44%) Subversion
9 32 (44.44%) RESTful
10 27 (37.50%) JUnit
11 24 (33.33%) Spring
12 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
13 22 (30.56%) Mockito
14 21 (29.17%) Hibernate
15 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
16 17 (23.61%) SOAP
16 17 (23.61%) Linux
16 17 (23.61%) Apache
17 15 (20.83%) Maven
18 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (19.44%) SOA
19 13 (18.06%) CSS
19 13 (18.06%) MVC
19 13 (18.06%) Web Development
19 13 (18.06%) JSON
20 11 (15.28%) HTML
20 11 (15.28%) OO
20 11 (15.28%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (23.61%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.39%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (1.39%) WordPress
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.39%) Kentico
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.39%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.39%) DNN
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) HTTP
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 39 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 36 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 33 (45.83%) Selenium
4 32 (44.44%) Subversion
5 27 (37.50%) JUnit
6 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
7 22 (30.56%) Mockito
8 15 (20.83%) Maven
9 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
9 5 (6.94%) Ant
10 4 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.78%) RSpec
13 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
13 1 (1.39%) QUnit
13 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.39%) Hudson
13 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Architect
6 7 (9.72%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Software Configuration Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) Web Services
2 32 (44.44%) RESTful
3 24 (33.33%) Spring
4 21 (29.17%) Hibernate
5 17 (23.61%) SOAP
6 13 (18.06%) CSS
6 13 (18.06%) JSON
7 11 (15.28%) HTML
8 10 (13.89%) SAML
8 10 (13.89%) OpenID
9 9 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 9 (12.50%) OAuth2
10 8 (11.11%) JPA
10 8 (11.11%) Ajax
11 6 (8.33%) XML
11 6 (8.33%) PostGIS
12 5 (6.94%) jQuery
12 5 (6.94%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (6.94%) Cocoa
13 4 (5.56%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) iPhone
1 3 (4.17%) iPad
1 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.78%) GIS
3 1 (1.39%) Streaming Music
3 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Android
2 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) BDD
3 37 (51.39%) Scrum
4 34 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.44%) SOA
6 13 (18.06%) MVC
6 13 (18.06%) Web Development
7 11 (15.28%) OO
7 11 (15.28%) Open Source
7 11 (15.28%) Change Control
8 10 (13.89%) Automated Testing
9 8 (11.11%) User Stories
10 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Kanban
11 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
12 4 (5.56%) Coaching
12 4 (5.56%) SDLC
12 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.33%) PHP
4 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.56%) PHP5
5 4 (5.56%) SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Apple
2 5 (6.94%) Apigee
3 1 (1.39%) ESRI
3 1 (1.39%) Alterian
3 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) Ektron
3 1 (1.39%) WSO2