The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 38 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.62% 7.72% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.80% 10.07% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 18
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £353 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £30.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
TDD
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
352 407 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.82% 76.65% 75.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 219 262
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 32 37
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.60 £31.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +28.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.20 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Essex region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Essex

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Essex region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Basildon +7 7 £270 -32.50% 1
Hockley - 2 - -
Brentwood +4 1 £475 - 1
Chigwell - 1 £350 -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for TDD.

1 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (60.66%) HTML
2 37 (60.66%) Java
3 34 (55.74%) HTML5
4 25 (40.98%) REST
4 25 (40.98%) Web Services
5 24 (39.34%) SOA
6 22 (36.07%) XML
6 22 (36.07%) Scrum
7 20 (32.79%) CSS
7 20 (32.79%) SOAP
7 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
8 18 (29.51%) C#
8 18 (29.51%) Ajax
8 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
9 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (27.87%) Kanban
9 17 (27.87%) J2EE
9 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
10 15 (24.59%) Linux
11 14 (22.95%) Unix
11 14 (22.95%) SQL
11 14 (22.95%) Middleware
11 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
12 13 (21.31%) MVC
12 13 (21.31%) .NET
12 13 (21.31%) AccuRev
12 13 (21.31%) User Stories
12 13 (21.31%) CSS3
13 12 (19.67%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.56%) Mule
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (4.92%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) CMS
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) HTTP
2 8 (13.11%) SSL
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) AccuRev
2 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.03%) Selenium
4 9 (14.75%) Subversion
5 7 (11.48%) Ant
5 7 (11.48%) NUnit
6 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.56%) JIRA
9 2 (3.28%) Gradle
9 2 (3.28%) JUnit
9 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.64%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Automotive
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (77.05%) Developer
2 25 (40.98%) Java Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.03%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Agile Developer
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) HTML Developer
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Integration Developer
9 5 (8.20%) SOA Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Coach
10 4 (6.56%) Angular Developer
10 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (60.66%) HTML
2 34 (55.74%) HTML5
3 25 (40.98%) REST
3 25 (40.98%) Web Services
4 22 (36.07%) XML
5 20 (32.79%) CSS
5 20 (32.79%) SOAP
6 18 (29.51%) Ajax
6 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
7 17 (27.87%) J2EE
8 14 (22.95%) Middleware
9 13 (21.31%) .NET
9 13 (21.31%) CSS3
10 12 (19.67%) JSF
11 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
11 11 (18.03%) PrimeFaces
11 11 (18.03%) TopLink
12 10 (16.39%) Entity Framework
12 10 (16.39%) JSON
13 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Statistics
3 2 (3.28%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Unix
3 7 (11.48%) Mac OS X
3 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) SOA
3 22 (36.07%) Scrum
4 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (27.87%) Kanban
5 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.31%) MVC
6 13 (21.31%) User Stories
7 10 (16.39%) API Design
7 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.75%) BDD
8 9 (14.75%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (13.11%) OO
9 8 (13.11%) Pair Programming
10 7 (11.48%) ATDD
10 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Coaching
11 6 (9.84%) RAD
12 5 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (8.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) C#
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 5 (8.20%) Ruby
5 5 (8.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.64%) Groovy
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (14.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
1 7 (11.48%) WSO2
2 6 (9.84%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) CA
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Rally
4 2 (3.28%) FatWire
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Infor
4 2 (3.28%) Omniture
4 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
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