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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 94 144 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.74% 4.82% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 6.11% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 84
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £350 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £35.00 £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.36 £35.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
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
2001 2355 2261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.66% 78.79% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1425 1295
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 163 156
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -2 32 £275 -31.25% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 25 £388 -11.42% 19
Hertfordshire +7 24 £463 -7.50% 14
Bedfordshire +8 6 £500 -13.04% 4
Suffolk -11 4 £325 -13.44% 2
Norfolk -6 3 £400 +6.66%
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 146 (84.39%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (47.40%) Java
3 75 (43.35%) C#
4 68 (39.31%) JavaScript
5 63 (36.42%) HTML
6 55 (31.79%) .NET
6 55 (31.79%) REST
7 52 (30.06%) HTML5
8 50 (28.90%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (27.75%) BDD
10 47 (27.17%) Scrum
11 46 (26.59%) XML
12 44 (25.43%) SOAP
13 43 (24.86%) Web Services
14 42 (24.28%) MVC
15 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
16 39 (22.54%) SQL
17 38 (21.97%) AngularJS
18 36 (20.81%) CSS
18 36 (20.81%) Spring
19 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
20 31 (17.92%) SOA
21 30 (17.34%) ASP.NET
22 28 (16.18%) J2EE
23 26 (15.03%) Selenium
23 26 (15.03%) Oracle
23 26 (15.03%) Git (software)
24 25 (14.45%) E-Commerce
24 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering
25 24 (13.87%) jQuery

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 9 (5.20%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.62%) Mule
3 6 (3.47%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (3.47%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.31%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.31%) CMS
6 3 (1.73%) JBoss
6 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.16%) Apache
7 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.89%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.73%) Magento
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.05%) GitHub
4 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) Firewall
2 3 (1.73%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.73%) SAN
2 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (0.58%) AMQP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.51%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.47%) MySQL
6 6 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.89%) DB2
7 5 (2.89%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.31%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.31%) Redis
9 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.73%) Riak
10 2 (1.16%) Big Data
10 2 (1.16%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (15.03%) Git (software)
1 26 (15.03%) Selenium
2 24 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (9.25%) AccuRev
4 16 (9.25%) NUnit
5 14 (8.09%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.09%) JUnit
6 10 (5.78%) SpecFlow
7 8 (4.62%) JIRA
7 8 (4.62%) Maven
8 7 (4.05%) Ant
8 7 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.05%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.05%) Subversion
8 7 (4.05%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.47%) Mockito
9 6 (3.47%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.89%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (7.51%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Retail
3 5 (2.89%) Automotive
3 5 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.73%) Back Office
4 3 (1.73%) Front Office
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (72.25%) Developer
2 49 (28.32%) Java Developer
3 31 (17.92%) .NET Developer
4 27 (15.61%) C# Developer
5 23 (13.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (10.40%) J2EE Developer
7 17 (9.83%) Agile Developer
8 16 (9.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 15 (8.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (6.94%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.36%) Angular Developer
13 10 (5.78%) Agile Java Developer
13 10 (5.78%) Architect
13 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (5.20%) HTML Developer
14 9 (5.20%) SOA Developer
15 8 (4.62%) CRM Developer
16 7 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.42%) HTML
2 55 (31.79%) .NET
2 55 (31.79%) REST
3 52 (30.06%) HTML5
4 46 (26.59%) XML
5 44 (25.43%) SOAP
6 43 (24.86%) Web Services
7 38 (21.97%) AngularJS
8 36 (20.81%) CSS
8 36 (20.81%) Spring
9 30 (17.34%) ASP.NET
10 28 (16.18%) J2EE
11 24 (13.87%) .NET Framework
11 24 (13.87%) jQuery
12 21 (12.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (10.98%) JSON
14 17 (9.83%) Hibernate
15 15 (8.67%) Ajax
15 15 (8.67%) JSF
16 14 (8.09%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.47%) iPad
3 5 (2.89%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.31%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) Statistics
6 2 (1.16%) Biology
6 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.16%) Informatics
6 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
6 2 (1.16%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.83%) Linux
2 13 (7.51%) Unix
3 9 (5.20%) Windows
4 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.16%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (84.39%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.90%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (27.75%) BDD
4 47 (27.17%) Scrum
5 42 (24.28%) MVC
6 31 (17.92%) SOA
7 25 (14.45%) E-Commerce
7 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.98%) OO
9 18 (10.40%) Pair Programming
10 17 (9.83%) Open Source
11 16 (9.25%) DevOps
12 15 (8.67%) CRM
12 15 (8.67%) Kanban
13 14 (8.09%) SOLID
14 13 (7.51%) Microservices
15 12 (6.94%) Automated Testing
15 12 (6.94%) Unit Testing
16 11 (6.36%) Extreme Programming
17 10 (5.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.40%) Java
2 75 (43.35%) C#
3 68 (39.31%) JavaScript
4 39 (22.54%) SQL
5 10 (5.78%) Ruby
6 8 (4.62%) Scala
7 7 (4.05%) Python
8 6 (3.47%) Groovy
9 5 (2.89%) PHP
10 4 (2.31%) C++
10 4 (2.31%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.73%) C
11 3 (1.73%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.16%) Perl
12 2 (1.16%) XPath
13 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (9.25%) Degree
2 7 (4.05%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.05%) MCITP
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.16%) ISEB
4 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.58%) MOM
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.03%) Oracle
3 10 (5.78%) IBM
4 8 (4.62%) WSO2
5 6 (3.47%) hybris
6 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.89%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.73%) CA
7 3 (1.73%) Facebook
7 3 (1.73%) Rally
7 3 (1.73%) Twitter
8 2 (1.16%) FatWire
8 2 (1.16%) Google
8 2 (1.16%) Infor
8 2 (1.16%) Omniture
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) SAP
9 1 (0.58%) Capita
9 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.58%) VMware
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