The table below looks at the statistics for Test-First Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test-First Development over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank - 117 118
Contract jobs citing Test-First Development 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.047% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.058% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
Test-First Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1545 1738 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.75% 81.14% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1115 873
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Test-First Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test-First Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test-First Development Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test-First Development
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test-First Development across the Hampshire region.

Test-First Development Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test-First Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test-First Development across the Hampshire region.

Test-First Development Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire