The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 27 16 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +32  
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.33% 7.65% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.01% 9.79% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 15
Median daily rate £500 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 437 388 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.02% 78.07% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 305 371
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Oxfordshire

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Oxfordshire

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Oxfordshire

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in Oxfordshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 15 £500 +17.64% 12
Kidlington - 2 £513 -
Thame - 1 £425 - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 82 (90.11%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (63.74%) Java
3 48 (52.75%) Scrum
4 47 (51.65%) Jenkins
5 43 (47.25%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (45.05%) Pair Programming
7 36 (39.56%) Spring
7 36 (39.56%) Unit Testing
7 36 (39.56%) Cucumber
8 35 (38.46%) Java EE
9 34 (37.36%) Maven
9 34 (37.36%) SQL
9 34 (37.36%) BDD
10 32 (35.16%) JBoss
10 32 (35.16%) DevOps
11 31 (34.07%) JUnit
12 30 (32.97%) Publishing
12 30 (32.97%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (30.77%) WebSphere
14 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
14 27 (29.67%) Mockito
14 27 (29.67%) GitHub
15 25 (27.47%) BPMN
15 25 (27.47%) BPEL
16 23 (25.27%) JIRA
16 23 (25.27%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (21.98%) Migration
18 19 (20.88%) Web Services
18 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
18 19 (20.88%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (35.16%) JBoss
2 28 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 23 (25.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (19.78%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (12.09%) Alfresco
6 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
7 6 (6.59%) Apache Spark
8 4 (4.40%) Apache
8 4 (4.40%) nginx
9 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.20%) Jetty
10 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.97%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (29.67%) GitHub
3 3 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.99%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.69%) MySQL
5 6 (6.59%) Big Data
5 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.40%) Redis
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.10%) DocumentDB
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (51.65%) Jenkins
2 36 (39.56%) Cucumber
3 34 (37.36%) Maven
4 31 (34.07%) JUnit
5 27 (29.67%) Mockito
6 23 (25.27%) JIRA
7 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
8 17 (18.68%) Selenium
9 9 (9.89%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (8.79%) WebDriver
11 7 (7.69%) Jasmine
12 5 (5.49%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (4.40%) Bitbucket
13 4 (4.40%) Protractor
13 4 (4.40%) Subversion
14 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (3.30%) Mocha
15 2 (2.20%) JProfiler
15 2 (2.20%) PHPUnit
15 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (32.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (70.33%) Developer
2 33 (36.26%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) AWS Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Java Software Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Software Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Agile Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (8.79%) ETL Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (7.69%) QA Leader
9 6 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.59%) PHP Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Test Leader
9 6 (6.59%) Tester
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.56%) Spring
2 35 (38.46%) Java EE
3 19 (20.88%) Node.js
3 19 (20.88%) Web Services
4 18 (19.78%) RESTful
5 15 (16.48%) SOAP
6 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 13 (14.29%) HTML
6 13 (14.29%) JSON
7 11 (12.09%) CSS
7 11 (12.09%) REST
8 9 (9.89%) JMS
9 8 (8.79%) XML
10 7 (7.69%) CSS3
10 7 (7.69%) EJB
10 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.59%) Apache Camel
11 6 (6.59%) HTML5
12 5 (5.49%) Sass
12 5 (5.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.20%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (90.11%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.75%) Scrum
3 43 (47.25%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (45.05%) Pair Programming
5 36 (39.56%) Unit Testing
6 34 (37.36%) BDD
7 32 (35.16%) DevOps
8 25 (27.47%) BPEL
8 25 (27.47%) BPMN
9 20 (21.98%) Migration
10 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
11 14 (15.38%) Kanban
12 9 (9.89%) ETL
12 9 (9.89%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (9.89%) MVC
13 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.79%) Data Management
13 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) Java
2 34 (37.36%) SQL
3 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.68%) PHP
5 9 (9.89%) Scala
6 8 (8.79%) Python
7 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.20%) C#
7 2 (2.20%) C++
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) R
8 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) QA
2 6 (6.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Mesos
2 3 (3.30%) Terraform
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle
2 9 (9.89%) Talend
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) Zend
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