The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 192 133 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.37% 5.16% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 6.72% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 101
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.98 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1842 1978 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.33% 76.67% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1139 1467
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 200 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the East of England region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the East of England region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Essex +3 59 £430 -18.09% 12
Hertfordshire +25 55 £508 -5.36% 25
Cambridgeshire +11 53 £300 -29.41% 20
Suffolk +9 14 £360 +2.85% 8
Bedfordshire +8 11 £475 -9.52% 1
Norfolk +3 1 £375 +25.00% 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 of England region with a requirement for TDD.

1 227 (79.09%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (45.64%) Java
3 116 (40.42%) BDD
4 112 (39.02%) C#
5 98 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
6 96 (33.45%) Scrum
7 76 (26.48%) Jenkins
8 66 (23.00%) .NET
9 64 (22.30%) E-Commerce
10 62 (21.60%) JavaScript
11 56 (19.51%) DevOps
12 54 (18.82%) HTML
13 53 (18.47%) Git (software)
14 51 (17.77%) MVC
15 49 (17.07%) QA
16 48 (16.72%) JIRA
17 47 (16.38%) Selenium
18 45 (15.68%) Software Engineering
18 45 (15.68%) Finance
19 43 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
20 41 (14.29%) XML
20 41 (14.29%) OO
21 40 (13.94%) JUnit
21 40 (13.94%) Test Automation
22 38 (13.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 36 (12.54%) ATDD
24 35 (12.20%) SOA
25 34 (11.85%) CSS
25 34 (11.85%) Cucumber
26 33 (11.50%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (4.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.48%) Confluence
3 9 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (3.14%) Apache
3 9 (3.14%) JBoss
4 8 (2.79%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.74%) IIS
6 4 (1.39%) Mule
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.05%) WordPress
8 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
8 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.70%) nginx
8 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (4.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.05%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.53%) GitHub
4 6 (2.09%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Office 365
5 2 (0.70%) Yammer
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.48%) HTTP
2 10 (3.48%) SSL
3 4 (1.39%) Wireless
4 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.70%) AMQP
5 2 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.01%) NoSQL
2 23 (8.01%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.79%) MySQL
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.70%) Big Data
8 2 (0.70%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.70%) Redis
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 76 (26.48%) Jenkins
2 53 (18.47%) Git (software)
3 48 (16.72%) JIRA
4 47 (16.38%) Selenium
5 40 (13.94%) JUnit
6 38 (13.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (11.85%) Cucumber
8 31 (10.80%) Maven
9 29 (10.10%) WebDriver
10 24 (8.36%) Ant
11 23 (8.01%) SoapUI
12 22 (7.67%) JBehave
13 19 (6.62%) SpecFlow
13 19 (6.62%) TeamCity
14 18 (6.27%) Gradle
15 15 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (4.53%) Subversion
16 13 (4.53%) TestNG
17 11 (3.83%) Mercurial
18 9 (3.14%) Mockito
General
1 45 (15.68%) Finance
2 16 (5.57%) Retail
2 16 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.88%) Marketing
4 13 (4.53%) Electronics
4 13 (4.53%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.44%) Back Office
6 4 (1.39%) Banking
6 4 (1.39%) Games
6 4 (1.39%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 186 (64.81%) Developer
2 64 (22.30%) Java Developer
3 62 (21.60%) C# Developer
4 39 (13.59%) .NET Developer
5 34 (11.85%) Senior Developer
6 33 (11.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (10.45%) Agile Developer
8 24 (8.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (8.01%) Agile Java Developer
10 19 (6.62%) Test Engineer
11 16 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (5.57%) Software Developer
12 15 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (5.23%) XML Developer
12 15 (5.23%) XML XSLT Developer
13 14 (4.88%) Analyst
13 14 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
14 13 (4.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.53%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (23.00%) .NET
2 54 (18.82%) HTML
3 41 (14.29%) XML
4 34 (11.85%) CSS
5 30 (10.45%) Spring
6 29 (10.10%) ASP.NET
6 29 (10.10%) RESTful
7 28 (9.76%) REST
8 26 (9.06%) Web Services
8 26 (9.06%) XSLT
9 25 (8.71%) jQuery
10 23 (8.01%) HTML5
11 22 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (7.67%) JSON
12 21 (7.32%) J2EE
13 19 (6.62%) AngularJS
13 19 (6.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (6.62%) Hibernate
14 18 (6.27%) Entity Framework
14 18 (6.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.53%) Algorithms
3 13 (4.53%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.79%) Animation
6 6 (2.09%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.74%) Biology
7 5 (1.74%) Blockchain
7 5 (1.74%) Informatics
7 5 (1.74%) User Experience
8 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.39%) iPad
9 3 (1.05%) Contactless
9 3 (1.05%) EMV
9 3 (1.05%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.05%) iPhone
9 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.05%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (1.05%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.76%) Linux
2 19 (6.62%) Android
3 16 (5.57%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.14%) Windows
6 7 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (79.09%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (40.42%) BDD
3 98 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
4 96 (33.45%) Scrum
5 64 (22.30%) E-Commerce
6 56 (19.51%) DevOps
7 51 (17.77%) MVC
8 45 (15.68%) Software Engineering
9 43 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 41 (14.29%) OO
11 40 (13.94%) Test Automation
12 36 (12.54%) ATDD
13 35 (12.20%) SOA
14 33 (11.50%) Kanban
15 32 (11.15%) Pair Programming
16 31 (10.80%) Open Source
17 21 (7.32%) Defect Management
17 21 (7.32%) OOD
18 20 (6.97%) Mentoring
19 17 (5.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (45.64%) Java
2 112 (39.02%) C#
3 62 (21.60%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.80%) Python
5 30 (10.45%) SQL
6 26 (9.06%) Perl
7 23 (8.01%) Ruby
8 15 (5.23%) C++
9 13 (4.53%) Scala
10 12 (4.18%) Go
11 11 (3.83%) C
12 10 (3.48%) Clojure
12 10 (3.48%) PHP
12 10 (3.48%) Rust
13 8 (2.79%) Groovy
14 6 (2.09%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.09%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.74%) Haskell
15 5 (1.74%) XPath
16 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (7.32%) Degree
2 6 (2.09%) MCITP
2 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (17.07%) QA
2 18 (6.27%) SDET
3 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (4.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (8.71%) Puppet
2 24 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (9.41%) Oracle
2 16 (5.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.57%) SAP
3 12 (4.18%) Adobe
3 12 (4.18%) WSO2
4 4 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.39%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.39%) hybris
5 3 (1.05%) IBM
6 2 (0.70%) Infor
6 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.70%) Zend
7 1 (0.35%) CA
7 1 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.35%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.35%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago