The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West / Dorset
Rank 17 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.95% 0.99% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 1.26% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £243 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.63% -39.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 159 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.06% 78.71% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 89 110
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £251 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 16
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £20.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Poole -2 3 £363 +72.61% 4
Bournemouth - 1 - - 4
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Dorset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) Mockito
5 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) JUnit
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (25.00%) Kafka
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Ruby
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Python

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Blockchain
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Kafka
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) LESS
4 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Cryptocurrency
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile First
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Clojure
5 1 (8.33%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle