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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.85% 6.24% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 8.31% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 15
Average daily rate £500 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £630 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
425 337 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.85% 75.06% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 190 275
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 61
Average hourly rate £34.50 £29.13 £29.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £46.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southend-on-Sea -2 14 £550 -12.00%
Chigwell - 3 £350 -
Chelmsford - 2 £294 -
Brentwood -6 1 £325 +13.24% 2
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (47.76%) Java
3 32 (47.76%) Scrum
4 31 (46.27%) HTML
4 31 (46.27%) Jenkins
5 29 (43.28%) Kanban
5 29 (43.28%) SOA
6 28 (41.79%) Middleware
7 25 (37.31%) User Stories
8 24 (35.82%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
9 23 (34.33%) Puppet
9 23 (34.33%) J2EE
10 22 (32.84%) HTML5
11 21 (31.34%) Subversion
12 20 (29.85%) XML
13 19 (28.36%) Web Services
14 18 (26.87%) REST
15 17 (25.37%) WSO2
15 17 (25.37%) Linux
15 17 (25.37%) Unix
15 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
16 16 (23.88%) TopLink
17 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
18 14 (20.90%) SQL
18 14 (20.90%) Open Source
18 14 (20.90%) AccuRev
19 13 (19.40%) CSS
20 12 (17.91%) Ajax

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (13.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.96%) JBoss
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 3 (4.48%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) HTTP
2 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.93%) SSL
4 3 (4.48%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) Wireless
5 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 1 (1.49%) ADSL
6 1 (1.49%) Broadband
6 1 (1.49%) DHCP
6 1 (1.49%) FTP
6 1 (1.49%) NAS
6 1 (1.49%) Telnet
6 1 (1.49%) VDSL
6 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.45%) WebFOCUS
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) Jenkins
2 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
3 21 (31.34%) Subversion
4 14 (20.90%) AccuRev
5 10 (14.93%) Ant
6 9 (13.43%) JUnit
7 6 (8.96%) Checkstyle
7 6 (8.96%) FindBugs
7 6 (8.96%) Selenium
7 6 (8.96%) TestDirector
8 4 (5.97%) JIRA
9 3 (4.48%) NUnit
10 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.49%) Redmine
11 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.49%) Trac
General
1 9 (13.43%) Marketing
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Automotive
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (82.09%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) J2EE Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (16.42%) .NET Developer
5 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
6 10 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Agile Coach
10 4 (5.97%) Agile Developer
10 4 (5.97%) HTML Developer
10 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Environment Manager
11 3 (4.48%) Java Applications Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) Middleware
3 23 (34.33%) J2EE
4 22 (32.84%) HTML5
5 20 (29.85%) XML
6 19 (28.36%) Web Services
7 18 (26.87%) REST
8 16 (23.88%) TopLink
9 13 (19.40%) CSS
10 12 (17.91%) .NET
10 12 (17.91%) Ajax
11 11 (16.42%) SOAP
12 9 (13.43%) CSS3
12 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
13 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
13 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
13 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
13 8 (11.94%) JSF
13 8 (11.94%) PrimeFaces
14 7 (10.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Statistics
1 2 (2.99%) STB
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
1 17 (25.37%) Unix
2 10 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Mac OS X
4 6 (8.96%) Windows
5 3 (4.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (47.76%) Scrum
4 29 (43.28%) Kanban
4 29 (43.28%) SOA
5 25 (37.31%) User Stories
6 14 (20.90%) Open Source
7 11 (16.42%) API Design
7 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
7 11 (16.42%) MVC
8 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.45%) Pair Programming
11 6 (8.96%) Coaching
11 6 (8.96%) System Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Microservices
12 5 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.46%) Web Design
13 4 (5.97%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) C#
5 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.96%) Ruby
6 5 (7.46%) Scala
7 4 (5.97%) Perl
7 4 (5.97%) Python
8 3 (4.48%) C
9 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (34.33%) Puppet
3 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) WSO2
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 9 (13.43%) IBM
4 6 (8.96%) HP
4 6 (8.96%) Rally
5 1 (1.49%) FatWire
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Omniture
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 days ago