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 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing Test-First Development 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
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
1650 1799 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.57% 79.88% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 1096 911
Median daily rate £380 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 72
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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