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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 130 126 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.29% 4.44% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 5.77% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 94
Median daily rate £475 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £578 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
1961 2182 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.78% 76.97% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1254 1493
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 166 146
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Cambridgeshire +14 39 £394 +0.63% 16
Hertfordshire +14 32 £475 +18.75% 26
Essex +2 21 £500 +17.64% 5
Bedfordshire +9 19 £485 -15.65% 11
Suffolk -7 18 £410 -0.60% 4
Norfolk -1 1 £375 -6.25% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 193 (85.40%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (47.35%) Java
3 99 (43.81%) C#
4 81 (35.84%) BDD
5 75 (33.19%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (30.09%) Scrum
7 58 (25.66%) HTML
8 54 (23.89%) JavaScript
9 53 (23.45%) E-Commerce
10 52 (23.01%) Jenkins
11 50 (22.12%) .NET
12 47 (20.80%) HTML5
13 46 (20.35%) REST
14 43 (19.03%) XML
15 42 (18.58%) MVC
16 41 (18.14%) Oracle
17 40 (17.70%) SQL Server
17 40 (17.70%) SQL
18 38 (16.81%) AngularJS
19 37 (16.37%) Continuous Delivery
19 37 (16.37%) Web Services
19 37 (16.37%) Selenium
20 35 (15.49%) Spring
20 35 (15.49%) J2EE
20 35 (15.49%) Git (software)
21 34 (15.04%) SOAP
22 33 (14.60%) SOA
23 32 (14.16%) Software Engineering
24 31 (13.72%) QA
24 31 (13.72%) Test Automation

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 10 (4.42%) Apache
2 9 (3.98%) JBoss
3 7 (3.10%) Mule
4 6 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.77%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.77%) CMS
5 4 (1.77%) Confluence
6 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) DNN
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.77%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.77%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.65%) IaaS
4 5 (2.21%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.87%) HTTP
2 11 (4.87%) SSL
3 4 (1.77%) Wireless
4 3 (1.33%) Network Security
4 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.88%) AMQP
5 2 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.96%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.52%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.10%) MySQL
7 6 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.77%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.33%) DB2
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.88%) Redis
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.44%) Big Data
12 1 (0.44%) DbVisualizer
12 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.44%) Riak
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (23.01%) Jenkins
2 37 (16.37%) Selenium
3 35 (15.49%) Git (software)
4 30 (13.27%) JIRA
5 26 (11.50%) Cucumber
6 25 (11.06%) JUnit
7 23 (10.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (9.73%) SoapUI
9 21 (9.29%) Maven
9 21 (9.29%) SpecFlow
10 19 (8.41%) TeamCity
11 18 (7.96%) WebDriver
12 16 (7.08%) Ant
13 15 (6.64%) JBehave
14 14 (6.19%) AccuRev
14 14 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (5.75%) Subversion
16 12 (5.31%) TestNG
17 10 (4.42%) Mercurial
18 7 (3.10%) Mockito
General
1 26 (11.50%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Retail
3 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.10%) Marketing
5 6 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.21%) Automotive
6 5 (2.21%) Electronics
6 5 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.77%) Games
8 3 (1.33%) Back Office
8 3 (1.33%) Front Office
8 3 (1.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (64.60%) Developer
2 55 (24.34%) Java Developer
3 44 (19.47%) C# Developer
4 28 (12.39%) .NET Developer
5 24 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (9.29%) Agile Developer
7 20 (8.85%) Senior Developer
8 19 (8.41%) J2EE Developer
9 18 (7.96%) Software Developer
10 17 (7.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (6.64%) Test Engineer
12 13 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 13 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (4.87%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (4.87%) Angular Developer
14 10 (4.42%) Senior Software Developer
15 9 (3.98%) CRM Developer
15 9 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.66%) HTML
2 50 (22.12%) .NET
3 47 (20.80%) HTML5
4 46 (20.35%) REST
5 43 (19.03%) XML
6 38 (16.81%) AngularJS
7 37 (16.37%) Web Services
8 35 (15.49%) J2EE
8 35 (15.49%) Spring
9 34 (15.04%) SOAP
10 30 (13.27%) ASP.NET
10 30 (13.27%) CSS
11 21 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (7.96%) jQuery
13 17 (7.52%) Hibernate
14 15 (6.64%) JSF
15 14 (6.19%) .NET Framework
15 14 (6.19%) JSON
15 14 (6.19%) TopLink
16 13 (5.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.10%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.65%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.65%) User Experience
4 5 (2.21%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.21%) Biology
4 5 (2.21%) Informatics
5 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.77%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.77%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.77%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.33%) Oculus Rift
6 3 (1.33%) PlayStation
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) Fintech
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.27%) Linux
2 14 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.54%) Unix
4 5 (2.21%) Windows
5 2 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (85.40%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (35.84%) BDD
3 75 (33.19%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (30.09%) Scrum
5 53 (23.45%) E-Commerce
6 42 (18.58%) MVC
7 37 (16.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 33 (14.60%) SOA
9 32 (14.16%) Software Engineering
10 31 (13.72%) DevOps
10 31 (13.72%) Test Automation
11 29 (12.83%) OO
11 29 (12.83%) Open Source
12 28 (12.39%) ATDD
13 22 (9.73%) Kanban
14 16 (7.08%) Defect Management
14 16 (7.08%) Mentoring
15 15 (6.64%) CRM
15 15 (6.64%) Integration Testing
16 14 (6.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.35%) Java
2 99 (43.81%) C#
3 54 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.70%) SQL
5 28 (12.39%) Python
6 25 (11.06%) Perl
7 16 (7.08%) Ruby
8 12 (5.31%) C
9 10 (4.42%) C++
10 8 (3.54%) PHP
11 6 (2.65%) Groovy
11 6 (2.65%) Scala
12 5 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.77%) Clojure
13 4 (1.77%) ES6
13 4 (1.77%) Go
13 4 (1.77%) Rust
13 4 (1.77%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.33%) Haskell
15 2 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (7.08%) Degree
2 6 (2.65%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.65%) MCITP
2 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.72%) QA
2 16 (7.08%) SDET
3 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (4.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (7.52%) Puppet
2 16 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (18.14%) Oracle
2 22 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.08%) WSO2
4 9 (3.98%) hybris
5 8 (3.54%) SAP
6 5 (2.21%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.77%) IBM
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.88%) CA
9 2 (0.88%) Infor
9 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.88%) Zend
10 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.44%) Capita
10 1 (0.44%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.44%) Google
10 1 (0.44%) Rally
10 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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