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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank - 120 118
Contract jobs citing Test-First Development 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.048% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.057% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £340 £388
% change year-on-year
+39.70% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1534 1742 1616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.99% 83.31% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1134 932
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 86 77
Median hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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