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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East / Kent
Rank 15 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.55% 6.07% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.24% 7.98% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £305 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
204 188 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.69% 76.11% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 146 106
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 £287 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 12
Median hourly rate £9.61 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.52% -15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 - 8 £375 - 3
Faversham - 3 £525 -
Maidstone 0 2 £350 - 4
West Malling - 2 - - 2
Canterbury - 1 £375 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 30 (69.77%) .NET
1 30 (69.77%) Web Services
2 27 (62.79%) C#
3 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
3 25 (58.14%) Entity Framework
4 24 (55.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (55.81%) SQL
4 24 (55.81%) XML
5 23 (53.49%) JSON
5 23 (53.49%) LINQ
5 23 (53.49%) Multithreading
5 23 (53.49%) Concurrent Programming
5 23 (53.49%) Multithreaded Programming
6 22 (51.16%) LINQ to SQL
7 17 (39.53%) Algorithms
8 15 (34.88%) Data Management
9 12 (27.91%) Java
10 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (23.26%) PaaS
11 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
11 9 (20.93%) Heroku
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (20.93%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (20.93%) Go
11 9 (20.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (20.93%) Ruby
11 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.93%) MVC
11 9 (20.93%) Finance

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 (20.93%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (16.28%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) PaaS
2 9 (20.93%) Heroku
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (18.60%) Redis
2 6 (13.95%) DB2
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) jMock
2 3 (6.98%) JUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Mockito
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 29 (67.44%) .NET Developer
3 16 (37.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (37.21%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) J2EE Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) .NET
1 30 (69.77%) Web Services
2 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
2 25 (58.14%) Entity Framework
3 24 (55.81%) XML
4 23 (53.49%) JSON
4 23 (53.49%) LINQ
5 22 (51.16%) LINQ to SQL
6 9 (20.93%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.95%) CSS
9 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (9.30%) CSS3
10 4 (9.30%) HTML5
11 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (6.98%) J2EE
11 3 (6.98%) RESTful
11 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Concurrent Programming
1 23 (53.49%) Multithreaded Programming
1 23 (53.49%) Multithreading
2 15 (34.88%) Data Management
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (20.93%) MVC
5 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.30%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) SOLID
9 3 (6.98%) Build Automation
9 3 (6.98%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) UML
10 2 (4.65%) BDD
11 1 (2.33%) API Design
11 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.93%) Go
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) PHP 5
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
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