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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 6 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.11% 2.99% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.90% 4.42% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 4
Average daily rate
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£370 £355 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +23.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £355 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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
284 226 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.60% 67.46% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 159 115
Average daily rate £365 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 42
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (45.31%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Scrum
3 26 (40.63%) Web Services
4 25 (39.06%) BDD
5 24 (37.50%) RESTful
5 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.38%) Java
7 20 (31.25%) CSS
8 18 (28.13%) SOAP
9 17 (26.56%) HTML
9 17 (26.56%) Cucumber
10 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 16 (25.00%) Subversion
10 16 (25.00%) Spring
10 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 15 (23.44%) Web Development
11 15 (23.44%) Selenium
11 15 (23.44%) MVC
12 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
12 14 (21.88%) JSON
13 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
13 13 (20.31%) Apple iOS
14 12 (18.75%) iOS Development
14 12 (18.75%) Node.js
14 12 (18.75%) HTTP
14 12 (18.75%) Maven
14 12 (18.75%) Objective-C
14 12 (18.75%) Kanban
15 11 (17.19%) Apple

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (18.75%) Node.js
2 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon S3
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (14.06%) Redis
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.25%) MySQL
5 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Cucumber
2 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.00%) Subversion
3 15 (23.44%) Selenium
4 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 12 (18.75%) Maven
6 11 (17.19%) JUnit
7 10 (15.63%) Mockito
8 4 (6.25%) QUnit
8 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.25%) FitNesse
8 4 (6.25%) PHPUnit
8 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.69%) RSpec
9 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.69%) Hudson
9 3 (4.69%) Grunt
10 2 (3.13%) Robotium
10 2 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Web Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (14.06%) iOS Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Web Programmer
5 7 (10.94%) Programmer
6 6 (9.38%) Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) Web Services
2 24 (37.50%) RESTful
3 20 (31.25%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) SOAP
5 17 (26.56%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) Spring
7 14 (21.88%) JSON
8 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
9 10 (15.63%) Cocoa
9 10 (15.63%) Ajax
9 10 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (15.63%) Cocoa Touch
10 9 (14.06%) Ember.js
10 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.06%) CSS3
10 9 (14.06%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
10 9 (14.06%) HTML5
11 7 (10.94%) jQuery
11 7 (10.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) iPhone
1 10 (15.63%) Open Source
1 10 (15.63%) iPad
2 9 (14.06%) Wiki
3 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.69%) GIS
5 3 (4.69%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (43.75%) Scrum
2 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) BDD
4 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (23.44%) MVC
5 15 (23.44%) Web Development
6 12 (18.75%) Kanban
6 12 (18.75%) iOS Development
7 9 (14.06%) Web Application Development
8 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.94%) SOA
9 7 (10.94%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.81%) DevOps
12 4 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 12 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) PHP
6 4 (6.25%) PHP5
7 3 (4.69%) SQL
8 2 (3.13%) C
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Groovy
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) BC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VirtualBox
2 4 (6.25%) Docker
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Vagrant
2 6 (9.38%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Apple
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Zend
4 3 (4.69%) EMC
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
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