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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.02% 0.97% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.27% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £438 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
TDD
South West

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
188 158 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.81% 76.33% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 83 95
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.24 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.44% -2.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £15.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

TDD Hourly 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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth -4 5 £438 -12.50% 9
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (50.00%) Kafka
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cryptocurrency
4 2 (33.33%) Blockchain
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework

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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blockchain
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptocurrency
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle