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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 75 43 69
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 62 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.28% 3.73% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 4.78% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 19
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -28.57%
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
1267 1297 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.17% 77.99% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 787 585
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 78
Median hourly rate £16.05 £17.30 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 -13 9 £368 -8.12% 11
Leicestershire +4 5 £419 +39.58% 5
Northamptonshire -4 5 £525 +31.25% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) .NET
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 14 (30.43%) Web Services
4 14 (30.43%) BDD
5 13 (28.26%) OO
6 12 (26.09%) CSS
7 11 (23.91%) HTML
7 11 (23.91%) MVC
7 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
7 11 (23.91%) WCF
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.74%) XML
9 9 (19.57%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) HTML5
9 9 (19.57%) REST
9 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (19.57%) SOLID
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) WPF
10 8 (17.39%) jQuery
10 8 (17.39%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (15.22%) MVVM
12 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (13.04%) Ajax
12 6 (13.04%) Windows
13 5 (10.87%) XSLT

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 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DMZ
1 2 (4.35%) Extranet
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) Redis
5 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Gradle
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) JProfiler
3 2 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Hudson
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.17%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) Web Services
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
4 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
4 11 (23.91%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) WCF
5 10 (21.74%) XML
6 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
6 9 (19.57%) HTML5
6 9 (19.57%) REST
7 8 (17.39%) jQuery
7 8 (17.39%) JSON
7 8 (17.39%) WPF
8 6 (13.04%) Ajax
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.87%) Spring
9 5 (10.87%) XSLT
10 4 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) BDD
3 13 (28.26%) OO
4 11 (23.91%) MVC
5 9 (19.57%) SOLID
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.22%) MVVM
8 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 5 (10.87%) Kanban
9 5 (10.87%) SDLC
10 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.70%) OOP
10 4 (8.70%) Open Source
11 3 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) Ruby
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) VBScript
6 2 (4.35%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Clojure
7 1 (2.17%) Haskell
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Twitter
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Perforce
4 1 (2.17%) Apigee
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Zend
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago