The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 June 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.80% 2.73% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 3.57% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 17
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £331 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 168 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 71.22% 76.36% 84.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 224
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Median hourly rate £13.40 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £33.60 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Southampton

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Southampton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Scrum
3 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
5 16 (45.71%) DevOps
6 14 (40.00%) SaaS
6 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 14 (40.00%) Product Management
7 11 (31.43%) C#
8 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
10 6 (17.14%) Retail
10 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (14.29%) Selenium
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
12 4 (11.43%) HTML
12 4 (11.43%) Java
12 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
12 4 (11.43%) PHP
12 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
12 4 (11.43%) CSS
12 4 (11.43%) Windows
12 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
12 4 (11.43%) ISEB

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (11.43%) CMS
1 4 (11.43%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) SaaS
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Scrum Master
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Development Director
5 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Development
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Director
6 1 (2.86%) Head of Digital
6 1 (2.86%) Technology Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (20.00%) REST
2 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) Kafka
3 3 (8.57%) RESTful
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) Velocity
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Scrum
3 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
5 16 (45.71%) DevOps
6 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 14 (40.00%) Product Management
7 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.43%) MVC
10 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
11 3 (8.57%) ATDD
11 3 (8.57%) Coaching
11 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) Microservices
11 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Talend
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