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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 14 30 9
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21  
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 12 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.66% 4.32% 12.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 5.85% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 23
Median daily rate £850 £349 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +143.55% -8.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +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 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 205 205 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 78.54% 73.74% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 131 242
Median daily rate £450 £368 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.44% -5.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00%  
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 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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) DevOps
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (45.16%) Product Management
5 14 (45.16%) SaaS
5 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
6 10 (32.26%) BDD
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) Retail
9 5 (16.13%) Selenium
9 5 (16.13%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.90%) HTML5
10 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (12.90%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.90%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) C#
10 4 (12.90%) PHP
10 4 (12.90%) .NET
10 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.90%) JIRA
11 3 (9.68%) QA
11 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
11 3 (9.68%) SDLC
11 3 (9.68%) NoSQL

TDD
Top Related 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 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) SaaS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) HBase
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) JBehave
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) jMock
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Scrum Master
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Head of Development
3 2 (6.45%) Head of Engineering
3 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (12.90%) CSS3
2 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Aurelia
4 2 (6.45%) React
4 2 (6.45%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.23%) Velocity
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) DevOps
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (45.16%) Product Management
5 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
6 10 (32.26%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.45%) OO
10 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.45%) Web Development
11 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.23%) ETL
11 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) F#
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Go
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) ATG
1 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
1 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
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