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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test-First Development over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-First Development
Rank - - 114
Contract jobs citing Test-First Development 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £525
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1531 1339 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.39% 72.57% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 801 784
Average daily rate £375 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 79 104
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.81 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Test-First Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test-First Development across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Test-First Development
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test-First Development within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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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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
Basingstoke - - - -
Test-First Development
South East

Test-First Development
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test-First Development 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 Test-First Development.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Xbox
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Test-First Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test-First Development 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 Test-First Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter