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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / East Midlands
Rank 43 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 51 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.49% 3.02% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 3.89% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 22
Median daily rate £363 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
1162 1184 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.43% 77.84% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 720 603
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £43.75 £29.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire +17 26 £300 -14.28% 3
Northamptonshire -6 17 £450 -10.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +9 15 £368 -13.52% 20
Lincolnshire - 11 - -
Derbyshire +2 6 £291 -27.18% 7
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (60.55%) C#
3 61 (55.96%) .NET
4 35 (32.11%) Scrum
5 34 (31.19%) JavaScript
6 31 (28.44%) XML
7 30 (27.52%) BDD
8 26 (23.85%) OO
9 25 (22.94%) HTML
9 25 (22.94%) AngularJS
10 24 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (22.02%) CSS
11 23 (21.10%) E-Commerce
11 23 (21.10%) Java
11 23 (21.10%) MVC
11 23 (21.10%) Finance
11 23 (21.10%) .NET Framework
11 23 (21.10%) Dependency Injection
12 22 (20.18%) WCF
13 21 (19.27%) MVVM
14 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
14 20 (18.35%) WPF
15 19 (17.43%) Web Services
16 18 (16.51%) XSLT
16 18 (16.51%) jQuery
16 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (15.60%) Front End Development
18 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
19 14 (12.84%) HTML5
19 14 (12.84%) Spring

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 (2.75%) WordPress
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.92%) Apache
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) IaaS
2 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) SQLite
5 1 (0.92%) GIS
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.93%) Selenium
4 12 (11.01%) JUnit
5 11 (10.09%) SonarQube
6 10 (9.17%) Gradle
7 9 (8.26%) gulp
8 8 (7.34%) JIRA
9 7 (6.42%) JProfiler
9 7 (6.42%) Maven
10 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
10 6 (5.50%) Grunt
10 6 (5.50%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.75%) NUnit
12 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.83%) TestNG
13 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (78.90%) Developer
2 46 (42.20%) .NET Developer
3 38 (34.86%) C# Developer
4 32 (29.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (16.51%) XML Developer
5 18 (16.51%) XML XSLT Developer
6 13 (11.93%) WPF Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.09%) WCF Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (6.42%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (6.42%) HTML Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Scrum Master
10 7 (6.42%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (5.50%) UI Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (55.96%) .NET
2 31 (28.44%) XML
3 25 (22.94%) AngularJS
3 25 (22.94%) HTML
4 24 (22.02%) CSS
5 23 (21.10%) .NET Framework
6 22 (20.18%) WCF
7 20 (18.35%) WPF
8 19 (17.43%) Web Services
9 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (16.51%) jQuery
9 18 (16.51%) XSLT
10 14 (12.84%) HTML5
10 14 (12.84%) Spring
11 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET
11 13 (11.93%) JSON
12 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (10.09%) Entity Framework
13 11 (10.09%) Hibernate
13 11 (10.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Blockchain
2 4 (3.67%) Fintech
3 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.83%) Android
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) Scrum
3 30 (27.52%) BDD
4 26 (23.85%) OO
5 24 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (21.10%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (21.10%) E-Commerce
6 23 (21.10%) MVC
7 21 (19.27%) MVVM
8 17 (15.60%) Front End Development
9 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
11 9 (8.26%) Data Protection
12 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.34%) Web Development
13 7 (6.42%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.42%) Kanban
13 7 (6.42%) Performance Optimisation
13 7 (6.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (5.50%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 66 (60.55%) C#
2 34 (31.19%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.10%) Java
4 8 (7.34%) SQL
5 5 (4.59%) PHP
6 4 (3.67%) C++
6 4 (3.67%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.83%) XAML
8 1 (0.92%) Scala
8 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) ISEB
1 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (6.42%) Perforce
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.75%) Adobe
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.92%) Apigee
5 1 (0.92%) Cadence
5 1 (0.92%) ESRI
5 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.92%) Zend
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