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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 107 154 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.18% 4.93% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 6.26% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 78 85
Median daily rate £438 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £33.95 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
2049 2461 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.98% 78.80% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1509 1337
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 164 156
Median hourly rate £35.47 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 July 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 -2 34 £400 -5.88% 16
Essex -4 26 £375 -3.22% 5
Hertfordshire +15 21 £488 -2.50% 13
Suffolk -13 16 £410 -0.60% 7
Bedfordshire +11 10 £485 -15.65% 7
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 162 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (47.40%) Java
3 80 (41.67%) C#
4 67 (34.90%) JavaScript
5 59 (30.73%) HTML
6 58 (30.21%) BDD
7 56 (29.17%) REST
7 56 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (27.08%) .NET
9 51 (26.56%) Scrum
9 51 (26.56%) HTML5
10 43 (22.40%) SOAP
10 43 (22.40%) Web Services
10 43 (22.40%) XML
11 42 (21.88%) MVC
12 41 (21.35%) SQL Server
13 37 (19.27%) SQL
13 37 (19.27%) CSS
13 37 (19.27%) Spring
14 36 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 33 (17.19%) Selenium
16 32 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 31 (16.15%) ASP.NET
17 31 (16.15%) Jenkins
18 30 (15.63%) SOA
19 29 (15.10%) J2EE
20 28 (14.58%) Oracle
20 28 (14.58%) Git (software)
21 27 (14.06%) E-Commerce
21 27 (14.06%) Software Engineering

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 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.65%) Mule
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.60%) CMS
5 4 (2.08%) Apache
5 4 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.56%) JBoss
7 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.52%) DNN
8 1 (0.52%) nginx
8 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (7.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.08%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.17%) GitHub
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) Firewall
1 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.56%) HTTP
2 3 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.04%) AMQP
3 2 (1.04%) Network Security
3 2 (1.04%) SAN
3 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.04%) Wireless
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.73%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.13%) MySQL
5 5 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.08%) Redis
7 3 (1.56%) DB2
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.56%) Riak
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (17.19%) Selenium
2 31 (16.15%) Jenkins
3 28 (14.58%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 18 (9.38%) JUnit
5 17 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (8.33%) AccuRev
7 15 (7.81%) SpecFlow
8 14 (7.29%) NUnit
9 13 (6.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (5.73%) Ant
10 11 (5.73%) JIRA
10 11 (5.73%) Maven
10 11 (5.73%) WebDriver
11 10 (5.21%) SoapUI
12 9 (4.69%) Mercurial
12 9 (4.69%) TeamCity
13 8 (4.17%) Subversion
14 6 (3.13%) Jasmine
15 5 (2.60%) Mockito
General
1 15 (7.81%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Retail
3 5 (2.60%) Automotive
3 5 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.56%) Back Office
4 3 (1.56%) Front Office
4 3 (1.56%) Games
4 3 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 138 (71.88%) Developer
2 50 (26.04%) Java Developer
3 34 (17.71%) C# Developer
4 33 (17.19%) .NET Developer
5 23 (11.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (9.38%) Agile Developer
6 18 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
7 17 (8.85%) Senior Developer
8 16 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 15 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 13 (6.77%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.73%) Angular Developer
11 11 (5.73%) CRM Developer
12 10 (5.21%) Architect
13 9 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
13 9 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.69%) SOA Developer
14 8 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (30.73%) HTML
2 56 (29.17%) REST
3 52 (27.08%) .NET
4 51 (26.56%) HTML5
5 43 (22.40%) SOAP
5 43 (22.40%) Web Services
5 43 (22.40%) XML
6 37 (19.27%) CSS
6 37 (19.27%) Spring
7 36 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 31 (16.15%) ASP.NET
9 29 (15.10%) J2EE
10 23 (11.98%) .NET Framework
11 21 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (9.90%) jQuery
13 18 (9.38%) JSON
14 15 (7.81%) Ajax
14 15 (7.81%) Hibernate
14 15 (7.81%) JSF
15 14 (7.29%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.60%) Biology
3 5 (2.60%) Informatics
3 5 (2.60%) iPad
3 5 (2.60%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.60%) User Experience
4 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.08%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.04%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (1.04%) PlayStation
5 2 (1.04%) Statistics
5 2 (1.04%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.46%) Linux
2 14 (7.29%) Unix
3 9 (4.69%) Windows
4 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.21%) BDD
3 56 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (26.56%) Scrum
5 42 (21.88%) MVC
6 30 (15.63%) SOA
7 27 (14.06%) E-Commerce
7 27 (14.06%) Software Engineering
8 24 (12.50%) OO
9 22 (11.46%) Open Source
10 20 (10.42%) DevOps
11 18 (9.38%) Test Automation
12 17 (8.85%) CRM
12 17 (8.85%) Unit Testing
13 16 (8.33%) Pair Programming
14 15 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (7.81%) Migration
15 14 (7.29%) Kanban
15 14 (7.29%) Microservices
16 13 (6.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 91 (47.40%) Java
2 80 (41.67%) C#
3 67 (34.90%) JavaScript
4 37 (19.27%) SQL
5 17 (8.85%) Python
6 14 (7.29%) Ruby
7 9 (4.69%) Perl
8 8 (4.17%) C
9 7 (3.65%) Scala
10 6 (3.13%) C++
11 5 (2.60%) Groovy
12 4 (2.08%) ES6
12 4 (2.08%) PHP
12 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.08%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.04%) XPath
15 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (11.46%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) MCITP
2 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.65%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.04%) ISEB
5 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.81%) QA
2 6 (3.13%) SDET
3 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.08%) Puppet
3 3 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.58%) Oracle
3 10 (5.21%) IBM
3 10 (5.21%) WSO2
4 6 (3.13%) hybris
5 5 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.56%) CA
7 3 (1.56%) Rally
7 3 (1.56%) SAP
8 2 (1.04%) FatWire
8 2 (1.04%) Google
8 2 (1.04%) Infor
8 2 (1.04%) Omniture
8 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.52%) Capita
9 1 (0.52%) New Relic
9 1 (0.52%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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