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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 36 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.17% 2.89% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.00% 4.62% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 8
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 £324 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £355 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 195 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.25% 62.70% 67.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 125 89
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 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 40
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 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 30 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 22 (46.81%) Scrum
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) BDD
4 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (36.17%) CSS
6 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.79%) HTML
7 14 (29.79%) Web Services
7 14 (29.79%) Web Development
8 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
9 12 (25.53%) Java
9 12 (25.53%) Node.js
10 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
10 11 (23.40%) MVC
10 11 (23.40%) RESTful
11 10 (21.28%) Subversion
11 10 (21.28%) SOAP
11 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (21.28%) Open Source
11 10 (21.28%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
12 9 (19.15%) Web Application Development
12 9 (19.15%) Ember.js
12 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
12 9 (19.15%) CSS3
12 9 (19.15%) Redis
12 9 (19.15%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (19.15%) HTML5
12 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
13 8 (17.02%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (25.53%) Node.js
2 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (6.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (19.15%) Redis
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) Big Data
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
2 10 (21.28%) Subversion
2 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.02%) Selenium
5 6 (12.77%) Maven
6 5 (10.64%) Mockito
6 5 (10.64%) JUnit
7 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
7 4 (8.51%) RSpec
8 3 (6.38%) Grunt
8 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
8 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
8 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.38%) FitNesse
8 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.26%) Robotium
9 2 (4.26%) Hudson
10 1 (2.13%) Calabash
10 1 (2.13%) QUnit
General
1 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Web Developer
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Web Programmer
4 7 (14.89%) Programmer
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (8.51%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) CSS
2 14 (29.79%) HTML
2 14 (29.79%) Web Services
3 11 (23.40%) RESTful
4 10 (21.28%) SOAP
4 10 (21.28%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (19.15%) Ember.js
5 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
5 9 (19.15%) CSS3
5 9 (19.15%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (19.15%) HTML5
6 8 (17.02%) Spring
7 7 (14.89%) jQuery
8 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
8 6 (12.77%) .NET
8 6 (12.77%) JSON
9 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
9 5 (10.64%) Ajax
10 4 (8.51%) Cocoa
10 4 (8.51%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Open Source
2 8 (17.02%) Wiki
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.64%) iPad
4 5 (10.64%) iPhone
5 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.38%) Linked Data
7 2 (4.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Scrum
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) BDD
4 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (29.79%) Web Development
6 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
7 11 (23.40%) MVC
8 9 (19.15%) Web Application Development
9 8 (17.02%) Kanban
9 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 7 (14.89%) OO
11 6 (12.77%) SOA
11 6 (12.77%) iOS Development
12 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
12 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (8.51%) OOP
13 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
13 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.53%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) Objective-C
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) PHP
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) PHP5
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.38%) vCloud
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Apple
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Zend
3 3 (6.38%) EMC
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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