The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.82% 10.31% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.98% 14.29% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 2
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£338 £398 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £304 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
TDD
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 161 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.19% 72.20% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 95 95
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Kent region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Kent

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Dover - 4 £500 -
Maidstone - 3 £350 - 4
Tunbridge Wells -10 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £338 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 24 (82.76%) .NET
3 24 (82.76%) AngularJS
4 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
5 18 (62.07%) HTML
6 17 (58.62%) CSS
6 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (55.17%) HTML5
7 16 (55.17%) CSS3
8 15 (51.72%) MVC
9 14 (48.28%) jQuery
10 12 (41.38%) Scrum
10 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
12 10 (34.48%) Finance
12 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
13 9 (31.03%) OO
13 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
15 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
15 7 (24.14%) TeamCity
15 7 (24.14%) Entity Framework
15 7 (24.14%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (24.14%) Classic ASP
15 7 (24.14%) SQL
16 6 (20.69%) Migration
16 6 (20.69%) SOA
16 6 (20.69%) ReSharper

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) TeamCity
2 6 (20.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 16 (55.17%) C# Developer
4 15 (51.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (13.79%) PHP Developer
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
1 24 (82.76%) AngularJS
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 18 (62.07%) HTML
4 17 (58.62%) CSS
5 16 (55.17%) HTML5
5 16 (55.17%) CSS3
6 14 (48.28%) jQuery
7 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
10 7 (24.14%) Entity Framework
10 7 (24.14%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (24.14%) Classic ASP
11 4 (13.79%) WCF
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (10.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) MVC
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) SOA
7 5 (17.24%) OOP
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
9 3 (10.34%) BDD
9 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
11 1 (3.45%) Kanban
11 1 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Zend
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle