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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs citing TDD 53 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.59% 0.89% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.36% 1.27% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 4
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +1.26%
TDD
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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
324 237 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.96% 70.12% 65.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 173 66
Average daily rate £380 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 79 (94.05%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (59.52%) Java
3 49 (58.33%) Web Services
4 47 (55.95%) RESTful
5 43 (51.19%) BDD
5 43 (51.19%) Jenkins
6 37 (44.05%) Scrum
7 35 (41.67%) Selenium
7 35 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (40.48%) Cucumber
9 33 (39.29%) Subversion
10 32 (38.10%) JUnit
11 28 (33.33%) Spring
12 27 (32.14%) JSON
13 26 (30.95%) Mockito
14 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
15 23 (27.38%) Hibernate
15 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
16 22 (26.19%) Linux
17 20 (23.81%) Maven
18 19 (22.62%) CSS
19 18 (21.43%) Apache
19 18 (21.43%) Web Development
20 17 (20.24%) OO
20 17 (20.24%) SOAP
20 17 (20.24%) MVC
21 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
22 15 (17.86%) SOA
22 15 (17.86%) Internet
22 15 (17.86%) HTML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 18 (21.43%) Apache
2 9 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.57%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Kentico
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.19%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.19%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (1.19%) DNN
6 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Internet
2 8 (9.52%) HTTP
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (51.19%) Jenkins
2 35 (41.67%) Selenium
3 34 (40.48%) Cucumber
4 33 (39.29%) Subversion
5 32 (38.10%) JUnit
6 26 (30.95%) Mockito
7 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
8 20 (23.81%) Maven
9 12 (14.29%) Eclipse
10 7 (8.33%) QUnit
11 6 (7.14%) Grunt
12 5 (5.95%) Ant
13 4 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (4.76%) PHPUnit
13 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
14 3 (3.57%) RSpec
15 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
15 1 (1.19%) JIRA
15 1 (1.19%) JMeter
15 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (4.76%) Publishing
2 2 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Architect
4 8 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 6 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (58.33%) Web Services
2 47 (55.95%) RESTful
3 28 (33.33%) Spring
4 27 (32.14%) JSON
5 23 (27.38%) Hibernate
6 19 (22.62%) CSS
7 17 (20.24%) SOAP
8 15 (17.86%) HTML
9 14 (16.67%) Spring MVC
10 13 (15.48%) JPA
11 11 (13.10%) Ajax
12 10 (11.90%) Java EE
13 9 (10.71%) Cocoa Touch
13 9 (10.71%) jQuery
13 9 (10.71%) Cocoa
13 9 (10.71%) XML
14 8 (9.52%) PostGIS
15 7 (8.33%) REST
15 7 (8.33%) OpenID
15 7 (8.33%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Open Source
2 6 (7.14%) iPhone
2 6 (7.14%) iPad
2 6 (7.14%) User Experience
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.57%) Wiki
6 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (94.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.19%) BDD
3 37 (44.05%) Scrum
4 35 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.43%) Web Development
6 17 (20.24%) OO
6 17 (20.24%) MVC
7 15 (17.86%) SOA
8 13 (15.48%) Kanban
9 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 11 (13.10%) Change Control
11 9 (10.71%) iOS Development
12 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.95%) User Stories
13 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.95%) OOP
14 4 (4.76%) Test Automation
15 3 (3.57%) Android Development
15 3 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
15 3 (3.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) Java
2 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.71%) Objective-C
4 8 (9.52%) PHP
4 8 (9.52%) SQL
5 7 (8.33%) PHP5
6 3 (3.57%) Python
6 3 (3.57%) C
7 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) C#
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.19%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (17.86%) Puppet
2 10 (11.90%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Apple
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (1.19%) Ektron
3 1 (1.19%) WSO2
3 1 (1.19%) Alterian
3 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
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