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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 9 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 51 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.32% 13.82% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 18.15% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 2
Average daily rate - £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
Hampshire

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
192 281 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.13% 76.15% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 168 139
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (92.59%) Scrum
3 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (55.56%) BDD
5 13 (48.15%) SOA
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle
7 10 (37.04%) Ruby
7 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
8 9 (33.33%) SDLC
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (33.33%) HTML
8 9 (33.33%) Java
9 8 (29.63%) C#
9 8 (29.63%) Web Services
9 8 (29.63%) User Stories
9 8 (29.63%) Kanban
10 7 (25.93%) Apache CXF
10 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 7 (25.93%) .NET
10 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
10 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
10 7 (25.93%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (25.93%) Subversion
11 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (22.22%) STB
11 6 (22.22%) Python
11 6 (22.22%) MPEG
11 6 (22.22%) HTTP
11 6 (22.22%) DTV
11 6 (22.22%) DVB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) Node.js
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DVB
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.93%) Subversion
2 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.11%) RubyMine
5 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.70%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Real Time Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Python Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
8 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (25.93%) Apache CXF
4 6 (22.22%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) DTV
1 6 (22.22%) MPEG
1 6 (22.22%) STB
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (92.59%) Scrum
3 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (55.56%) BDD
5 13 (48.15%) SOA
6 9 (33.33%) SDLC
7 8 (29.63%) Kanban
7 8 (29.63%) User Stories
8 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
9 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) DevOps
10 5 (18.52%) Microservices
11 4 (14.81%) Refactoring
11 4 (14.81%) Web Development
12 3 (11.11%) Coaching
12 3 (11.11%) OO
12 3 (11.11%) OOD
12 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Ruby
2 9 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) C
4 6 (22.22%) C++
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft