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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / East of England
Rank 9 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 230 96 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.58% 4.13% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.26% 5.26% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 75 55
Median daily rate £428 £475 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%

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
1735 1825 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.84% 78.46% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1092 1192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 170 139
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £46.90
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 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 24 January 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 24 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
Essex +23 82 £450 -14.28% 6
Hertfordshire +18 65 £519 -17.00% 39
Cambridgeshire +18 43 £275 -42.10% 29
Suffolk +7 29 £400 -0.62% 5
Bedfordshire +13 9 £475 -15.55% 3
Norfolk +1 2 £325 +18.18% 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for TDD.

1 283 (78.39%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (45.43%) Java
3 145 (40.17%) BDD
4 137 (37.95%) Scrum
5 122 (33.80%) C#
6 120 (33.24%) Continuous Integration
7 94 (26.04%) DevOps
8 93 (25.76%) Jenkins
9 85 (23.55%) .NET
9 85 (23.55%) E-Commerce
10 71 (19.67%) JavaScript
11 70 (19.39%) JIRA
12 69 (19.11%) Git (software)
13 65 (18.01%) QA
14 62 (17.17%) Software Engineering
15 61 (16.90%) Finance
16 60 (16.62%) Continuous Delivery
17 59 (16.34%) HTML
17 59 (16.34%) Selenium
18 55 (15.24%) SOA
19 54 (14.96%) MVC
20 53 (14.68%) Kanban
21 52 (14.40%) RESTful
21 52 (14.40%) XML
22 46 (12.74%) Cucumber
23 45 (12.47%) ATDD
24 42 (11.63%) Oracle
25 40 (11.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 40 (11.08%) SQL Server
26 39 (10.80%) JUnit

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 29 (8.03%) Confluence
2 17 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (4.16%) Apache
4 14 (3.88%) JBoss
5 11 (3.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (2.49%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.94%) IIS
7 7 (1.94%) WordPress
8 6 (1.66%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.83%) Mule
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.55%) nginx
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.28%) CMS
13 1 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.66%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (5.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.77%) GitHub
4 6 (1.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.55%) Office 365
5 2 (0.55%) Yammer
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.99%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.88%) HTTP
2 14 (3.88%) SSL
3 4 (1.11%) Intranet
4 3 (0.83%) Wireless
5 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.99%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.94%) MySQL
7 6 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.55%) Big Data
9 2 (0.55%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.55%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.28%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 93 (25.76%) Jenkins
2 70 (19.39%) JIRA
3 69 (19.11%) Git (software)
4 59 (16.34%) Selenium
5 46 (12.74%) Cucumber
6 40 (11.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (10.80%) JUnit
8 38 (10.53%) Maven
9 35 (9.70%) WebDriver
10 30 (8.31%) JBehave
11 29 (8.03%) SoapUI
12 25 (6.93%) Ant
13 22 (6.09%) Gradle
14 21 (5.82%) JIRA Agile
14 21 (5.82%) Subversion
15 19 (5.26%) TeamCity
16 16 (4.43%) SpecFlow
17 13 (3.60%) Appium
17 13 (3.60%) Eclipse
17 13 (3.60%) Moq
General
1 61 (16.90%) Finance
2 23 (6.37%) Manufacturing
2 23 (6.37%) Marketing
3 22 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.54%) Electronics
5 17 (4.71%) Retail
6 8 (2.22%) Back Office
7 6 (1.66%) Legal
8 5 (1.39%) Automotive
9 4 (1.11%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 223 (61.77%) Developer
2 80 (22.16%) Java Developer
3 72 (19.94%) C# Developer
4 48 (13.30%) .NET Developer
5 41 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (10.25%) Agile Developer
6 37 (10.25%) Senior Developer
7 31 (8.59%) Agile Java Developer
8 29 (8.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (6.65%) Scrum Master
10 23 (6.37%) XML Developer
10 23 (6.37%) XML XSLT Developer
11 18 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (4.71%) Analyst
12 17 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.71%) Senior Agile Developer
12 17 (4.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 15 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (4.16%) Test Analyst
13 15 (4.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (23.55%) .NET
2 59 (16.34%) HTML
3 52 (14.40%) RESTful
3 52 (14.40%) XML
4 38 (10.53%) XSLT
5 36 (9.97%) CSS
5 36 (9.97%) Web Services
6 34 (9.42%) Spring
7 33 (9.14%) AngularJS
8 30 (8.31%) jQuery
9 29 (8.03%) J2EE
10 27 (7.48%) ASP.NET
10 27 (7.48%) HTML5
10 27 (7.48%) REST
11 25 (6.93%) JSON
12 24 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (6.37%) Hibernate
14 22 (6.09%) SOAP
15 21 (5.82%) Node.js
16 20 (5.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.65%) Mobile App
2 23 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.71%) Virtual Team
4 16 (4.43%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.16%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.77%) Animation
7 10 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.39%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.39%) iPad
8 5 (1.39%) iPhone
9 4 (1.11%) Contactless
9 4 (1.11%) EMV
10 3 (0.83%) User Experience
11 2 (0.55%) FMCG
11 2 (0.55%) HTC Vive
11 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.55%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (0.55%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.86%) Linux
2 22 (6.09%) Android
3 21 (5.82%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.16%) Windows
5 11 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (78.39%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (40.17%) BDD
3 137 (37.95%) Scrum
4 120 (33.24%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (26.04%) DevOps
6 85 (23.55%) E-Commerce
7 62 (17.17%) Software Engineering
8 60 (16.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (15.24%) SOA
10 54 (14.96%) MVC
11 53 (14.68%) Kanban
12 45 (12.47%) ATDD
13 39 (10.80%) OO
14 38 (10.53%) Pair Programming
14 38 (10.53%) Test Automation
15 37 (10.25%) Open Source
16 31 (8.59%) Mentoring
17 29 (8.03%) Microservices
18 26 (7.20%) Automated Testing
18 26 (7.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 164 (45.43%) Java
2 122 (33.80%) C#
3 71 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 26 (7.20%) SQL
5 24 (6.65%) Python
6 20 (5.54%) Perl
6 20 (5.54%) Ruby
7 17 (4.71%) PHP
8 16 (4.43%) C++
9 15 (4.16%) Go
10 13 (3.60%) Clojure
10 13 (3.60%) Groovy
10 13 (3.60%) Rust
11 11 (3.05%) Scala
12 9 (2.49%) Apple Swift
12 9 (2.49%) C
12 9 (2.49%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.94%) F#
14 6 (1.66%) VBScript
15 5 (1.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 14 (3.88%) Degree
2 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.55%) MCITP
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.55%) PMP
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (18.01%) QA
2 17 (4.71%) SDET
3 3 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (4.71%) Docker
2 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 28 (7.76%) Puppet
2 27 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (5.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (11.63%) Oracle
2 23 (6.37%) SAP
3 18 (4.99%) Adobe
3 18 (4.99%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.43%) WSO2
5 9 (2.49%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.49%) IBM
6 5 (1.39%) VMware
7 4 (1.11%) hybris
8 3 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.83%) Telerik
9 2 (0.55%) Infor
9 2 (0.55%) Mapbox
9 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.55%) Zend
10 1 (0.28%) CA
10 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.28%) Cloudera
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