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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East / Kent
Rank 19 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.49% 8.80% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.09% 11.83% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 8
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
228 279 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 84.13% 74.40% 72.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 224 118
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Median hourly rate £27.38 £185.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.20% +362.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Folkestone - 6 £325 - 1
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Canterbury - 1 £375 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 37 (72.55%) .NET
1 37 (72.55%) Web Services
2 34 (66.67%) C#
3 31 (60.78%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) XML
3 31 (60.78%) .NET Framework
3 31 (60.78%) Entity Framework
4 30 (58.82%) Concurrent Programming
4 30 (58.82%) LINQ
4 30 (58.82%) Multithreading
4 30 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (58.82%) JSON
4 30 (58.82%) Multithreaded Programming
5 29 (56.86%) LINQ to SQL
6 23 (45.10%) Algorithms
7 19 (37.25%) Data Management
8 13 (25.49%) Java
9 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
10 10 (19.61%) HTML
10 10 (19.61%) PaaS
11 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (17.65%) Heroku
11 9 (17.65%) Go
11 9 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (17.65%) MVC

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 9 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (13.73%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) PaaS
2 9 (17.65%) Heroku
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (15.69%) Redis
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) jMock
2 4 (7.84%) JUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Maven
2 4 (7.84%) Mockito
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 35 (68.63%) .NET Developer
3 19 (37.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (37.25%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.80%) XML Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE Applications Developer
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) .NET
1 37 (72.55%) Web Services
2 31 (60.78%) .NET Framework
2 31 (60.78%) Entity Framework
2 31 (60.78%) XML
3 30 (58.82%) JSON
3 30 (58.82%) LINQ
4 29 (56.86%) LINQ to SQL
5 10 (19.61%) HTML
6 9 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (13.73%) CSS
8 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.80%) HTML5
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.84%) CSS3
10 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.84%) J2EE
10 4 (7.84%) Spring
10 4 (7.84%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Algorithms
2 8 (15.69%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Concurrent Programming
1 30 (58.82%) Multithreaded Programming
1 30 (58.82%) Multithreading
2 19 (37.25%) Data Management
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (17.65%) MVC
5 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (7.84%) SOLID
9 3 (5.88%) Build Automation
9 3 (5.88%) OO
9 3 (5.88%) UML
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
10 1 (1.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
2 31 (60.78%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 9 (17.65%) Go
5 9 (17.65%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) LINC
7 1 (1.96%) PHP 5
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle