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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 59 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.44% 2.99% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 3.89% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 15
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £318 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
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
1222 1209 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.55% 76.86% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 731 570
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 66
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.08 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.14% +31.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 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
Nottinghamshire -3 15 £384 +2.33% 12
Leicestershire +15 9 £400 +14.28% 5
Northamptonshire -4 8 £500 +11.11% 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 27 (51.92%) C#
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.00%) .NET
3 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) BDD
5 15 (28.85%) MVC
6 13 (25.00%) CSS
6 13 (25.00%) Web Services
6 13 (25.00%) OO
7 12 (23.08%) XML
8 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
8 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
8 11 (21.15%) WCF
9 9 (17.31%) JSON
9 9 (17.31%) Spring
9 9 (17.31%) HTML
9 9 (17.31%) Java
9 9 (17.31%) Scrum
9 9 (17.31%) MVVM
10 8 (15.38%) HTML5
10 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
11 7 (13.46%) Selenium
11 7 (13.46%) WPF
11 7 (13.46%) jQuery
11 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Windows
12 6 (11.54%) Multithreading

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 (5.77%) CMS
1 3 (5.77%) JBoss
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DMZ
1 2 (3.85%) Extranet
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Selenium
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.69%) JUnit
4 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) Gradle
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.85%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.85%) Maven
5 2 (3.85%) Mockito
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Ant
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) TestRail
6 1 (1.92%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) German Language
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) C# Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) WCF Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Report Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) CSS
2 13 (25.00%) Web Services
3 12 (23.08%) XML
4 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
4 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
4 11 (21.15%) WCF
5 9 (17.31%) HTML
5 9 (17.31%) JSON
5 9 (17.31%) Spring
6 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 8 (15.38%) HTML5
7 7 (13.46%) jQuery
7 7 (13.46%) WPF
8 5 (9.62%) Ajax
8 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (9.62%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) BDD
3 15 (28.85%) MVC
4 13 (25.00%) OO
5 9 (17.31%) MVVM
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.54%) DevOps
8 6 (11.54%) Kanban
8 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
8 6 (11.54%) SDLC
8 6 (11.54%) SOLID
9 5 (9.62%) OOP
10 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 3 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (5.77%) Open Source
11 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) C#
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) VBScript
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) XAML
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Twitter
3 2 (3.85%) Perforce
4 1 (1.92%) Apigee
4 1 (1.92%) hybris
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.92%) Zend