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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / East of England
Rank 9 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 216 88 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.17% 3.78% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.47% 4.72% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 64 55
Median daily rate £425 £494 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
1732 1863 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.58% 79.96% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 1134 1179
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 157 144
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +58.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £15.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.80 £43.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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
Essex +22 76 £463 -9.75% 14
Hertfordshire +17 62 £508 -18.63% 25
Cambridgeshire +30 44 £275 -46.34% 18
Suffolk +4 20 £400 -0.62% 7
Bedfordshire +14 11 £475 -10.58% 3
Norfolk +10 3 £325 +22.64% 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 of England region with a requirement for TDD.

1 293 (76.90%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (44.36%) Java
3 152 (39.90%) Scrum
4 142 (37.27%) BDD
5 137 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (30.97%) C#
7 96 (25.20%) DevOps
8 94 (24.67%) Jenkins
8 94 (24.67%) E-Commerce
9 92 (24.15%) .NET
10 81 (21.26%) JavaScript
11 75 (19.69%) Git (software)
12 69 (18.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 67 (17.59%) JIRA
14 66 (17.32%) QA
15 64 (16.80%) RESTful
16 62 (16.27%) HTML
17 60 (15.75%) XML
17 60 (15.75%) SOA
17 60 (15.75%) MVC
17 60 (15.75%) Finance
18 59 (15.49%) Software Engineering
19 58 (15.22%) Kanban
20 56 (14.70%) Selenium
21 46 (12.07%) ATDD
22 44 (11.55%) Cucumber
23 43 (11.29%) Pair Programming
23 43 (11.29%) JUnit
23 43 (11.29%) Oracle
24 42 (11.02%) AngularJS

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 30 (7.87%) Confluence
2 17 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (3.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (3.94%) Apache
4 14 (3.67%) JBoss
5 8 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.84%) WordPress
7 6 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.57%) IIS
8 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.79%) Mule
10 3 (0.79%) nginx
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.84%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.94%) GitHub
3 14 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.15%) IaaS
5 6 (1.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
6 2 (0.52%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.30%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.25%) HTTP
2 20 (5.25%) SSL
3 6 (1.57%) DNS
4 4 (1.05%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.99%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.41%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.84%) MySQL
5 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.31%) Blockchain
7 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.79%) Redis
9 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.26%) Big Data
10 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.26%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 94 (24.67%) Jenkins
2 75 (19.69%) Git (software)
3 67 (17.59%) JIRA
4 56 (14.70%) Selenium
5 44 (11.55%) Cucumber
6 43 (11.29%) JUnit
7 37 (9.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (9.19%) Maven
9 33 (8.66%) WebDriver
10 27 (7.09%) JBehave
11 26 (6.82%) Gradle
11 26 (6.82%) SoapUI
12 21 (5.51%) Ant
12 21 (5.51%) JIRA Agile
12 21 (5.51%) Subversion
13 19 (4.99%) TeamCity
14 16 (4.20%) Moq
15 13 (3.41%) Appium
15 13 (3.41%) SpecFlow
15 13 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (15.75%) Finance
2 25 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.51%) Marketing
4 19 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.72%) Electronics
6 14 (3.67%) Retail
7 12 (3.15%) Automotive
8 8 (2.10%) Back Office
9 6 (1.57%) Legal
10 5 (1.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 230 (60.37%) Developer
2 78 (20.47%) Java Developer
3 72 (18.90%) C# Developer
4 51 (13.39%) .NET Developer
5 41 (10.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (10.24%) Senior Developer
7 38 (9.97%) Agile Developer
8 30 (7.87%) Agile Java Developer
9 29 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 25 (6.56%) XML Developer
10 25 (6.56%) XML XSLT Developer
11 24 (6.30%) Scrum Master
12 19 (4.99%) Architect
13 18 (4.72%) Analyst
13 18 (4.72%) Angular Developer
14 17 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 17 (4.46%) Senior Agile Developer
14 17 (4.46%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 16 (4.20%) Android Developer
15 16 (4.20%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (24.15%) .NET
2 64 (16.80%) RESTful
3 62 (16.27%) HTML
4 60 (15.75%) XML
5 42 (11.02%) AngularJS
6 40 (10.50%) XSLT
7 39 (10.24%) JSON
8 38 (9.97%) REST
9 37 (9.71%) Spring
10 35 (9.19%) CSS
10 35 (9.19%) Web Services
11 29 (7.61%) J2EE
11 29 (7.61%) Node.js
12 27 (7.09%) .NET Framework
12 27 (7.09%) HTML5
13 26 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (6.82%) jQuery
14 25 (6.56%) ASP.NET
15 23 (6.04%) Hibernate
15 23 (6.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.40%) Mobile App
2 28 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.46%) Virtual Team
4 15 (3.94%) Animation
5 14 (3.67%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.41%) Algorithms
6 13 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.15%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.84%) iPhone
9 6 (1.57%) iPad
10 4 (1.05%) Contactless
10 4 (1.05%) EMV
11 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.52%) FMCG
11 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.52%) PMI
11 2 (0.52%) User Experience
12 1 (0.26%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.26%) DataPower
12 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.97%) Linux
2 30 (7.87%) Android
3 27 (7.09%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.20%) Windows
5 11 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.57%) CoreOS
6 6 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (76.90%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (39.90%) Scrum
3 142 (37.27%) BDD
4 137 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (25.20%) DevOps
6 94 (24.67%) E-Commerce
7 69 (18.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 60 (15.75%) MVC
8 60 (15.75%) SOA
9 59 (15.49%) Software Engineering
10 58 (15.22%) Kanban
11 46 (12.07%) ATDD
12 43 (11.29%) Pair Programming
13 39 (10.24%) Test Automation
14 38 (9.97%) Open Source
15 35 (9.19%) Mentoring
15 35 (9.19%) OO
16 32 (8.40%) Microservices
17 31 (8.14%) Automated Testing
18 29 (7.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 169 (44.36%) Java
2 118 (30.97%) C#
3 81 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.35%) Python
4 28 (7.35%) SQL
5 18 (4.72%) Perl
5 18 (4.72%) Ruby
6 17 (4.46%) C++
7 16 (4.20%) PHP
8 15 (3.94%) Go
9 12 (3.15%) Apple Swift
9 12 (3.15%) Clojure
9 12 (3.15%) Groovy
9 12 (3.15%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.15%) Rust
10 9 (2.36%) Scala
11 8 (2.10%) F#
12 7 (1.84%) C
13 6 (1.57%) VBScript
14 4 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (3.94%) Degree
2 3 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.52%) PMP
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (17.32%) QA
2 17 (4.46%) SDET
3 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (6.04%) Docker
2 5 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (6.82%) Puppet
3 19 (4.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (11.29%) Oracle
2 21 (5.51%) Adobe
2 21 (5.51%) SAP
3 17 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.20%) WSO2
5 10 (2.62%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.36%) IBM
7 5 (1.31%) VMware
8 4 (1.05%) hybris
8 4 (1.05%) Telerik
9 3 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.79%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.52%) Infor
10 2 (0.52%) Mapbox
10 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.26%) Google
11 1 (0.26%) Zend
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