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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 36 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.75% 10.17% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.81% 12.68% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 6
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£370 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +9.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
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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
281 284 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.88% 80.23% 63.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 208 127
Average daily rate £360 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 65 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (75.71%) BDD
3 50 (71.43%) Scrum
4 44 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (55.71%) Subversion
6 36 (51.43%) Jenkins
7 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 31 (44.29%) Web Services
9 30 (42.86%) Cucumber
10 29 (41.43%) RESTful
11 26 (37.14%) Selenium
11 26 (37.14%) Java
12 24 (34.29%) SOAP
13 22 (31.43%) OO
13 22 (31.43%) PHP
14 19 (27.14%) Linux
14 19 (27.14%) Apache
15 18 (25.71%) JUnit
15 18 (25.71%) Change Control
16 17 (24.29%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (22.86%) Internet
17 16 (22.86%) Web Development
18 15 (21.43%) Spring
19 14 (20.00%) SQL
20 13 (18.57%) Mockito
21 12 (17.14%) PHPUnit
21 12 (17.14%) XML
22 11 (15.71%) SOA
22 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
22 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (27.14%) Apache
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) Internet
2 4 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (55.71%) Subversion
2 36 (51.43%) Jenkins
3 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 30 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 26 (37.14%) Selenium
6 18 (25.71%) JUnit
7 13 (18.57%) Mockito
8 12 (17.14%) PHPUnit
9 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.29%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.29%) Hudson
11 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.86%) Maven
12 2 (2.86%) JIRA
12 2 (2.86%) JMeter
12 2 (2.86%) NSubstitute
13 1 (1.43%) Ant
13 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (1.43%) Retail
1 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Java Developer
2 13 (18.57%) PHP Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) iOS Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Magento Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Software Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Umbraco Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) Web Services
2 29 (41.43%) RESTful
3 24 (34.29%) SOAP
4 15 (21.43%) Spring
5 12 (17.14%) XML
6 11 (15.71%) REST
7 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 9 (12.86%) JSON
8 9 (12.86%) SAML
8 9 (12.86%) HTML
8 9 (12.86%) OpenID
9 8 (11.43%) OAuth2
10 6 (8.57%) Cocoa Touch
10 6 (8.57%) .NET
10 6 (8.57%) LAMP
10 6 (8.57%) Cocoa
11 5 (7.14%) CSS
12 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
13 3 (4.29%) HTML5
13 3 (4.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (75.71%) BDD
3 50 (71.43%) Scrum
4 44 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.43%) OO
6 18 (25.71%) Change Control
7 16 (22.86%) Web Development
8 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
8 11 (15.71%) SOA
9 9 (12.86%) MVC
10 8 (11.43%) Open Source
11 7 (10.00%) Coaching
11 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.57%) SDLC
12 6 (8.57%) User Stories
12 6 (8.57%) iOS Development
13 5 (7.14%) DevOps
13 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
13 5 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Java
2 22 (31.43%) PHP
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.00%) PHP5
6 6 (8.57%) Objective-C
7 5 (7.14%) C#
8 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 3 (4.29%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Apple
3 3 (4.29%) ESRI
3 3 (4.29%) WSO2
3 3 (4.29%) Apigee