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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.00% 6.71% 8.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 8.33% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Median daily rate £475 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £364 £400
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 £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
199 228 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 81.89% 80.57% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 154
Median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Tonbridge -1 1 £625 +56.25%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £375 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 22 (62.86%) Java
1 22 (62.86%) RabbitMQ
1 22 (62.86%) Cloud Foundry
1 22 (62.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 21 (60.00%) PaaS
2 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (57.14%) Ruby
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (57.14%) Heroku
3 20 (57.14%) Go
4 17 (48.57%) DevOps
4 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (45.71%) vSphere
6 15 (42.86%) OpenStack
6 15 (42.86%) Finance
6 15 (42.86%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) Redis
7 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 14 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (34.29%) .NET
8 12 (34.29%) MVC
9 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
9 11 (31.43%) C#
10 10 (28.57%) CSS
10 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 9 (25.71%) Docker
11 9 (25.71%) jQuery
12 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (22.86%) HTML
12 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET

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 22 (62.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) PaaS
2 20 (57.14%) Heroku
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (17.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) AMQP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (40.00%) Redis
2 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
1 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Moq
3 2 (5.71%) MSTest
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Bower
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Java Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
5 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
6 8 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (22.86%) Cloud Developer
6 8 (22.86%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
6 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
7 7 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (17.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (17.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (11.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) .NET
4 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 10 (28.57%) CSS
5 9 (25.71%) jQuery
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.86%) HTML
6 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.00%) CSS3
7 7 (20.00%) HTML5
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (17.14%) JMS
8 6 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (17.14%) SignalR
9 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 5 (14.29%) Spring
10 4 (11.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Native
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (48.57%) DevOps
4 12 (34.29%) MVC
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) High Availability
6 7 (20.00%) SOLID
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) Microservices
8 5 (14.29%) SOA
9 4 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.57%) CQRS
10 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
10 3 (8.57%) MVVM
11 2 (5.71%) Information Governance
11 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
11 2 (5.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Go
2 20 (57.14%) Ruby
3 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (31.43%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) vSphere
2 9 (25.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Foundry
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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