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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 54 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 55 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.34% 2.06% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 2.63% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 19
Median daily rate £384 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £313 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
1329 1256 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 78.50% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 785 623
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 55
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +13 25 £400 -11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire -11 21 £378 +0.66% 16
Leicestershire +11 11 £388 +19.23% 3
Lincolnshire -7 4 - - 1
Derbyshire -2 1 £313 -10.71% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 59 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (50.55%) JavaScript
3 37 (40.66%) C#
4 34 (37.36%) BDD
5 32 (35.16%) .NET
6 25 (27.47%) OO
6 25 (27.47%) AngularJS
7 24 (26.37%) Java
7 24 (26.37%) Scrum
8 23 (25.27%) CSS
9 20 (21.98%) HTML
9 20 (21.98%) MVC
9 20 (21.98%) Jenkins
9 20 (21.98%) Unit Testing
9 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
10 19 (20.88%) JSON
10 19 (20.88%) Spring
11 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (19.78%) Front End Development
12 17 (18.68%) Hibernate
13 16 (17.58%) jQuery
13 16 (17.58%) HTML5
13 16 (17.58%) Backbone.js
14 15 (16.48%) JUnit
14 15 (16.48%) Web Services
15 14 (15.38%) XML
15 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 14 (15.38%) Ajax
16 13 (14.29%) Banking
16 13 (14.29%) SQL

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 5 (5.49%) CMS
2 3 (3.30%) JBoss
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DMZ
1 2 (2.20%) Extranet
1 2 (2.20%) Intranet
1 2 (2.20%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.20%) SQLite
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
1 20 (21.98%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.48%) JUnit
3 13 (14.29%) Gradle
4 12 (13.19%) SonarQube
5 11 (12.09%) Maven
5 11 (12.09%) Selenium
6 10 (10.99%) JProfiler
7 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
7 9 (9.89%) gulp
8 7 (7.69%) Grunt
8 7 (7.69%) IntelliJ
9 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.49%) JIRA
9 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.20%) Ant
10 2 (2.20%) Mockito
10 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.29%) Banking
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (80.22%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (10.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Scrum Master
8 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Agile Scrum Master
9 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.40%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.40%) XML Developer
10 3 (3.30%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) .NET
2 25 (27.47%) AngularJS
3 23 (25.27%) CSS
4 20 (21.98%) HTML
5 19 (20.88%) JSON
5 19 (20.88%) Spring
6 17 (18.68%) Hibernate
7 16 (17.58%) Backbone.js
7 16 (17.58%) HTML5
7 16 (17.58%) jQuery
8 15 (16.48%) Web Services
9 14 (15.38%) Ajax
9 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.38%) XML
10 12 (13.19%) Java EE
10 12 (13.19%) JPA
10 12 (13.19%) REST
10 12 (13.19%) SOAP
10 12 (13.19%) WCF
11 11 (12.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (4.40%) Fintech
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) BDD
3 25 (27.47%) OO
4 24 (26.37%) Scrum
5 20 (21.98%) MVC
5 20 (21.98%) Unit Testing
6 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (19.78%) Front End Development
7 13 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 13 (14.29%) SOLID
8 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.99%) Kanban
8 10 (10.99%) OOP
9 9 (9.89%) DevOps
9 9 (9.89%) RAD
9 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.69%) MVVM
10 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) JavaScript
2 37 (40.66%) C#
3 24 (26.37%) Java
4 13 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (6.59%) PHP
5 6 (6.59%) Ruby
6 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.30%) VBScript
8 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.20%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) XAML
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle
1 11 (12.09%) Perforce
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) Rally
3 5 (5.49%) Zend
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) Twitter
5 2 (2.20%) Apigee
6 1 (1.10%) Cadence
6 1 (1.10%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) Xamarin