The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.97% 10.49% 13.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 13.22% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 16
Median daily rate £363 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
224 227 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 83.27% 79.37% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 135 152
Median daily rate £365 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.83 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.40 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +6 1 - -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for TDD.

1 34 (65.38%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) MVC
2 26 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 25 (48.08%) C#
3 25 (48.08%) .NET
4 24 (46.15%) CSS
4 24 (46.15%) PaaS
4 24 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (44.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 23 (44.23%) DevOps
5 23 (44.23%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (44.23%) Ruby
6 22 (42.31%) HTML
6 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (42.31%) jQuery
7 21 (40.38%) HTML5
7 21 (40.38%) Heroku
7 21 (40.38%) CSS3
7 21 (40.38%) Go
8 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (36.54%) OpenStack
10 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
11 17 (32.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (32.69%) vSphere
12 16 (30.77%) Bash Shell

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (44.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 19 (36.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 24 (46.15%) PaaS
2 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (40.38%) Heroku
4 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (11.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) AMQP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (30.77%) Redis
3 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) MySQL
6 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.85%) Moq
4 2 (3.85%) MSTest
4 2 (3.85%) NUnit
4 2 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) Bower
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) .NET Developer
3 22 (42.31%) C# Developer
4 21 (40.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (30.77%) Software Engineer
7 13 (25.00%) Senior Developer
8 12 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (23.08%) Java Engineer
8 12 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (23.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 12 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (21.15%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
10 10 (19.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 7 (13.46%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (13.46%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (13.46%) HTML Developer
11 7 (13.46%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) .NET
2 24 (46.15%) CSS
3 23 (44.23%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
4 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (42.31%) HTML
4 22 (42.31%) jQuery
5 21 (40.38%) CSS3
5 21 (40.38%) HTML5
6 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
8 16 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (28.85%) Web Services
10 12 (23.08%) SignalR
11 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
11 11 (21.15%) Entity Framework
12 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (11.54%) JMS
13 6 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (9.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.85%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) MVC
3 24 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 23 (44.23%) DevOps
5 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.85%) SDLC
7 13 (25.00%) BDD
8 12 (23.08%) SOLID
9 8 (15.38%) Web Development
10 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.46%) High Availability
10 7 (13.46%) SOA
10 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
11 6 (11.54%) Microservices
12 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
13 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
14 3 (5.77%) CQRS
14 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
14 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
14 3 (5.77%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) Java
2 25 (48.08%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 23 (44.23%) Ruby
4 21 (40.38%) Go
5 16 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 10 (19.23%) SQL
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) vSphere
2 10 (19.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Foundry
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle