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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 81 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +27
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 68 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 3.87% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 5.03% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 42 18
Median daily rate £363 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -2.85%
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
1320 1352 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.98% 76.86% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 796 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.68 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -19 6 £350 -12.50% 8
Leicestershire +1 3 £350 +16.66% 4
Northamptonshire -7 2 - - 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) C#
2 24 (44.44%) .NET
3 21 (38.89%) Web Services
4 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 18 (33.33%) MVC
6 16 (29.63%) OO
6 16 (29.63%) BDD
7 14 (25.93%) HTML
8 13 (24.07%) Java
8 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
8 13 (24.07%) REST
9 12 (22.22%) Scrum
9 12 (22.22%) CSS
10 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
10 11 (20.37%) JSON
10 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (18.52%) jQuery
11 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 10 (18.52%) SOAP
11 10 (18.52%) XML
12 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 8 (14.81%) WPF
13 8 (14.81%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) J2EE
13 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
14 7 (12.96%) MVVM
14 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.96%) WCF
14 7 (12.96%) Ajax

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 6 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.85%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) OLAP
5 2 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.85%) DataStage
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.70%) Gradle
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) JProfiler
4 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 2 (3.70%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Calabash
5 1 (1.85%) Hudson
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) NuGet
5 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.85%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) French Language
3 2 (3.70%) German Language
3 2 (3.70%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) .NET
2 21 (38.89%) Web Services
3 14 (25.93%) HTML
4 13 (24.07%) REST
5 12 (22.22%) CSS
6 11 (20.37%) JSON
7 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
7 10 (18.52%) jQuery
7 10 (18.52%) SOAP
7 10 (18.52%) XML
8 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (14.81%) J2EE
9 8 (14.81%) WPF
10 7 (12.96%) Ajax
10 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
10 7 (12.96%) Spring
10 7 (12.96%) WCF
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 5 (9.26%) HTML5
13 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) MVC
3 16 (29.63%) BDD
3 16 (29.63%) OO
4 12 (22.22%) Scrum
5 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.96%) MVVM
8 6 (11.11%) Kanban
9 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.41%) OO PHP
10 4 (7.41%) Open Source
10 4 (7.41%) SOA
10 4 (7.41%) SOLID
10 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.56%) DevOps
11 3 (5.56%) Front End Development
11 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) C#
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Clojure
8 1 (1.85%) COBOL
8 1 (1.85%) Haskell
8 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (1.85%) Apigee
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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