The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 32 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.11% 3.71% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 4.85% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 10
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£400 £448 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +39.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £343 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £460 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
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
478 371 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.36% 76.49% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 196 158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 57
Average hourly rate £32.65 £31.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon -5 5 £400 -11.11%
Southend-on-Sea -8 4 £595 +29.34% 1
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (69.23%) Java
3 45 (57.69%) Scrum
3 45 (57.69%) UNIX
3 45 (57.69%) Linux
4 43 (55.13%) HTML
5 39 (50.00%) XML
6 38 (48.72%) Web Services
7 37 (47.44%) REST
8 36 (46.15%) SQL
9 34 (43.59%) Relational Database
10 33 (42.31%) User Stories
10 33 (42.31%) CSS
11 32 (41.03%) HTML5
12 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (37.18%) J2EE
13 28 (35.90%) SOAP
14 27 (34.62%) OO
15 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
16 25 (32.05%) SOA
16 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
16 25 (32.05%) Jenkins
17 24 (30.77%) Mac OS X
17 24 (30.77%) Ajax
17 24 (30.77%) WebSphere
18 23 (29.49%) IBM
19 22 (28.21%) Ant
19 22 (28.21%) Kanban
20 20 (25.64%) EclipseLink
20 20 (25.64%) Windows

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.97%) JBoss
3 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.28%) Drupal
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) HTTP
2 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.38%) SSL
3 5 (6.41%) LDAP
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) Relational Database
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) MySQL
3 6 (7.69%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
1 25 (32.05%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.21%) Ant
3 20 (25.64%) Subversion
4 18 (23.08%) Eclipse
5 14 (17.95%) SoapUI
6 10 (12.82%) JIRA
7 7 (8.97%) JUnit
8 6 (7.69%) AccuRev
9 4 (5.13%) Maven
10 3 (3.85%) HP UFT
11 2 (2.56%) JMeter
11 2 (2.56%) Selenium
11 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.56%) Hudson
12 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (24.36%) Marketing
2 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.69%) Legal
4 5 (6.41%) Finance
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (73.08%) Developer
2 46 (58.97%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Lead Technical Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Lead Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
9 5 (6.41%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
12 2 (2.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.13%) HTML
2 39 (50.00%) XML
3 38 (48.72%) Web Services
4 37 (47.44%) REST
5 33 (42.31%) CSS
6 32 (41.03%) HTML5
7 29 (37.18%) J2EE
8 28 (35.90%) SOAP
9 24 (30.77%) Ajax
10 20 (25.64%) TopLink
10 20 (25.64%) EclipseLink
11 19 (24.36%) XHTML
12 18 (23.08%) Middleware
13 15 (19.23%) JAX-RS
14 14 (17.95%) JAX-WS
15 13 (16.67%) Hibernate
16 11 (14.10%) JSF
16 11 (14.10%) PrimeFaces
17 10 (12.82%) Spring
18 8 (10.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.41%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (57.69%) UNIX
1 45 (57.69%) Linux
2 24 (30.77%) Mac OS X
3 20 (25.64%) Windows
3 20 (25.64%) Solaris
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (57.69%) Scrum
3 33 (42.31%) User Stories
4 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (34.62%) OO
6 25 (32.05%) SOA
7 22 (28.21%) Kanban
8 19 (24.36%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (23.08%) Use Case
9 18 (23.08%) Content Management
9 18 (23.08%) B2C
10 12 (15.38%) BDD
11 11 (14.10%) Coaching
11 11 (14.10%) RUP
11 11 (14.10%) MVC
11 11 (14.10%) Web Development
12 9 (11.54%) Validation
13 8 (10.26%) Information Management
13 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (69.23%) Java
2 36 (46.15%) SQL
3 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.97%) C#
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
6 3 (3.85%) Scala
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) XAML
8 1 (1.28%) VB6
8 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 18 (23.08%) Puppet
1 18 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) IBM
2 10 (12.82%) WSO2
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Google
4 5 (6.41%) FatWire
4 5 (6.41%) Omniture
4 5 (6.41%) Adobe
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Twitter
Essex
TRG
Rate: 330-390 Per Day 12 Month Rolling Contract (36 Month potential)
Posted: 7 days ago