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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing TDD 25 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.31% 1.45% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.52% 2.03% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 11
Average daily rate £350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
217 197 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.09% 71.38% 61.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 113 79
Average daily rate £343 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £9.36 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidstone - 9 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £338 - 3
Tonbridge - 1 £575 - 3
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (80.00%) C#
2 35 (77.78%) .NET
3 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
4 30 (66.67%) MVC
5 29 (64.44%) AngularJS
6 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
7 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (53.33%) jQuery
8 24 (53.33%) HTML
8 24 (53.33%) CSS
9 19 (42.22%) HTML5
9 19 (42.22%) CSS3
10 18 (40.00%) BDD
11 17 (37.78%) Finance
11 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 15 (33.33%) Entity Framework
14 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
15 13 (28.89%) SDLC
16 12 (26.67%) SOLID
16 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
16 12 (26.67%) SQL
16 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (22.22%) Java
17 10 (22.22%) Web Services
18 9 (20.00%) OO
18 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 8 (17.78%) Waterfall

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.89%) PaaS
4 3 (6.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.67%) Redis
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) NuGet
4 1 (2.22%) Moq
4 1 (2.22%) MSTest
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
4 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) .NET Developer
3 28 (62.22%) C# Developer
4 26 (57.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (35.56%) Senior Developer
7 14 (31.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (28.89%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (26.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 8 (17.78%) Angular Developer
11 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (15.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (13.33%) HTML Developer
12 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
13 5 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (8.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) .NET
2 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
3 29 (64.44%) AngularJS
4 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (53.33%) CSS
5 24 (53.33%) HTML
5 24 (53.33%) jQuery
6 19 (42.22%) CSS3
6 19 (42.22%) HTML5
7 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 15 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (22.22%) Web Services
11 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (15.56%) RESTful
12 7 (15.56%) WCF
13 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (8.89%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) NHS
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) MVC
2 18 (40.00%) BDD
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.89%) SDLC
6 12 (26.67%) SOLID
7 9 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
8 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.11%) SOA
10 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (6.67%) DevOps
11 3 (6.67%) UML
12 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
12 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.44%) Front End Development
12 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) C#
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Trillium
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