The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.51% 3.22% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.55% 5.24% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £355 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 191 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.56% 61.41% 67.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 115 84
Average daily rate £370 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 39
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
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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 24 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) CSS
3 17 (39.53%) BDD
4 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
6 14 (32.56%) HTML
6 14 (32.56%) Web Development
7 12 (27.91%) Web Services
7 12 (27.91%) Node.js
8 11 (25.58%) RESTful
9 10 (23.26%) Open Source
9 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.26%) Java
9 10 (23.26%) MVC
9 10 (23.26%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (23.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (20.93%) HTML5
10 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
10 9 (20.93%) CSS3
10 9 (20.93%) Redis
10 9 (20.93%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development
10 9 (20.93%) Ember.js
10 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
11 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
11 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (18.60%) SOAP
11 8 (18.60%) Subversion
11 8 (18.60%) Spring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (27.91%) Node.js
2 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (20.93%) Redis
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
2 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) Subversion
2 8 (18.60%) Selenium
3 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.95%) Maven
5 5 (11.63%) JUnit
5 5 (11.63%) Mockito
6 4 (9.30%) PHPUnit
6 4 (9.30%) RSpec
7 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.98%) Grunt
8 2 (4.65%) Robotium
9 1 (2.33%) NUnit
9 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.33%) HttpUnit
9 1 (2.33%) JIRA
9 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
9 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Web Developer
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Web Programmer
4 7 (16.28%) Programmer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (9.30%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.98%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.33%) SOA Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) CSS
2 14 (32.56%) HTML
3 12 (27.91%) Web Services
4 11 (25.58%) RESTful
5 10 (23.26%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (20.93%) HTML5
6 9 (20.93%) CSS3
6 9 (20.93%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (20.93%) Ember.js
6 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
7 8 (18.60%) SOAP
7 8 (18.60%) Spring
8 7 (16.28%) jQuery
9 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.95%) JSON
10 5 (11.63%) Ajax
10 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
11 4 (9.30%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (9.30%) Cocoa
11 4 (9.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Wiki
3 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
4 5 (11.63%) iPhone
4 5 (11.63%) iPad
5 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.98%) Linked Data
7 2 (4.65%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) BDD
4 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (32.56%) Web Development
6 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.26%) MVC
7 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development
8 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Kanban
9 7 (16.28%) OO
9 7 (16.28%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
10 6 (13.95%) SOA
11 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (9.30%) DevOps
12 4 (9.30%) OOP
13 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) Objective-C
4 4 (9.30%) PHP
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) PHP5
5 3 (6.98%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) vCloud
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
1 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Apple
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Zend
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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