The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 47 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 58 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.55% 3.16% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 4.04% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 20
Median daily rate £370 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -4.57%
TDD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1324 1213 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.08% 78.11% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 789 655
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 54
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.90 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Northamptonshire -1 25 £368 -26.50% 3
Leicestershire +9 23 £300 -11.11% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 22 £383 -10.00% 17
Lincolnshire - 13 - - 1
Derbyshire -7 6 £275 -19.11% 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (54.55%) C#
3 56 (50.91%) .NET
4 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
5 35 (31.82%) Scrum
6 34 (30.91%) BDD
7 32 (29.09%) AngularJS
8 30 (27.27%) CSS
8 30 (27.27%) MVC
9 27 (24.55%) HTML
10 26 (23.64%) OO
11 25 (22.73%) Java
11 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (21.82%) XML
13 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
14 20 (18.18%) jQuery
14 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 20 (18.18%) Web Services
14 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
15 19 (17.27%) Finance
15 19 (17.27%) Spring
15 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (16.36%) WCF
16 18 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (16.36%) .NET Framework
16 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
17 17 (15.45%) JSON
17 17 (15.45%) MVVM
18 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (14.55%) Front End Development

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (2.73%) CMS
1 3 (2.73%) IIS
1 3 (2.73%) JBoss
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.82%) WordPress
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) VPN
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.82%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) SQLite
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.82%) JUnit
3 13 (11.82%) Selenium
4 12 (10.91%) SonarQube
5 11 (10.00%) Gradle
6 10 (9.09%) Maven
7 9 (8.18%) gulp
8 8 (7.27%) JProfiler
9 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
9 7 (6.36%) Grunt
9 7 (6.36%) IntelliJ
10 5 (4.55%) JIRA
10 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.82%) Android Studio
13 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.82%) Bower
13 2 (1.82%) Robotium
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (1.82%) Advertising
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (81.82%) Developer
2 40 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 33 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 25 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (11.82%) XML Developer
7 12 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (10.91%) XML XSLT Developer
8 11 (10.00%) WCF Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Agile Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (9.09%) Senior Developer
10 9 (8.18%) Web Developer
11 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (7.27%) WPF Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Angular Developer
12 6 (5.45%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (50.91%) .NET
2 32 (29.09%) AngularJS
3 30 (27.27%) CSS
4 27 (24.55%) HTML
5 24 (21.82%) XML
6 20 (18.18%) jQuery
6 20 (18.18%) Web Services
7 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (17.27%) Spring
8 18 (16.36%) .NET Framework
8 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
8 18 (16.36%) WCF
9 17 (15.45%) JSON
10 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (13.64%) Hibernate
12 13 (11.82%) Backbone.js
12 13 (11.82%) HTML5
12 13 (11.82%) SOAP
12 13 (11.82%) WPF
13 12 (10.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Blockchain
2 4 (3.64%) Fintech
2 4 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.82%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (31.82%) Scrum
3 34 (30.91%) BDD
4 30 (27.27%) MVC
5 26 (23.64%) OO
6 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 18 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (15.45%) MVVM
10 16 (14.55%) Front End Development
11 15 (13.64%) Unit Testing
12 12 (10.91%) Web Development
13 10 (9.09%) Kanban
14 9 (8.18%) Data Protection
14 9 (8.18%) Integration Testing
15 8 (7.27%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.27%) SOLID
16 7 (6.36%) Performance Optimisation
16 7 (6.36%) RAD
16 7 (6.36%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.55%) C#
2 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.73%) Java
4 11 (10.00%) SQL
5 7 (6.36%) PHP
6 3 (2.73%) XAML
7 2 (1.82%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.82%) C++
7 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.82%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (0.91%) Scala
8 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.91%) QA
1 1 (0.91%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) Perforce
3 5 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.64%) Zend
5 3 (2.73%) Apigee
6 2 (1.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) Cadence
7 1 (0.91%) hybris
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) SAP