The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.33% 6.67% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.83% 7.98% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 2
Average daily rate £375 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £350 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
TDD
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 213 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 67.33% 83.53% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 125 71
Average daily rate £353 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.58 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% +49.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Brighton region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) BDD
3 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
4 20 (48.78%) CSS
5 19 (46.34%) Java
6 16 (39.02%) HTML
7 14 (34.15%) Scrum
7 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
9 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
9 12 (29.27%) Spring
10 11 (26.83%) .NET
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
11 10 (24.39%) C#
11 10 (24.39%) MVC
12 9 (21.95%) DevOps
12 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
13 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (19.51%) Kanban
14 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
14 7 (17.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (17.07%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (14.63%) OOP
15 6 (14.63%) HTML5
15 6 (14.63%) Selenium
16 5 (12.20%) WCF
16 5 (12.20%) WinForms
16 5 (12.20%) QA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (7.32%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
4 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (17.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.88%) HBase
7 1 (2.44%) DB2
7 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
2 6 (14.63%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
3 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
5 2 (4.88%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.44%) JMeter
6 1 (2.44%) jMock
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) MSTest
6 1 (2.44%) NUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Angular Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Agile Coach
9 2 (4.88%) Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) CSS
2 16 (39.02%) HTML
3 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
4 12 (29.27%) Spring
5 11 (26.83%) .NET
6 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.63%) HTML5
8 5 (12.20%) REST
8 5 (12.20%) WCF
8 5 (12.20%) WinForms
9 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
9 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.32%) CSS3
11 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.88%) jQuery
11 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) BDD
3 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 10 (24.39%) MVC
5 9 (21.95%) DevOps
6 8 (19.51%) Kanban
7 6 (14.63%) OOP
8 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
8 5 (12.20%) OO
8 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Pair Programming
9 4 (9.76%) QA Automation
9 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.32%) B2B
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) User Stories
11 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) Scala
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.88%) Mesos
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Rally