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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing TDD 56 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.94% 4.05% 11.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.33% 5.85% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 11
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
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
343 171 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.13% 69.23% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 83 87
Average daily rate £375 £338 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+750.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Tonbridge - 10 £650 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £338 - 2
West Malling - 2 £376 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £375 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 38 (50.67%) C#
2 38 (50.67%) .NET
3 37 (49.33%) Java
3 37 (49.33%) MVC
4 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
5 35 (46.67%) CSS
5 35 (46.67%) HTML
5 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (46.67%) HTML5
5 35 (46.67%) CSS3
6 34 (45.33%) jQuery
7 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (37.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 28 (37.33%) PaaS
10 27 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (36.00%) Ruby
10 27 (36.00%) DevOps
10 27 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
13 24 (32.00%) Finance
13 24 (32.00%) OpenStack
14 23 (30.67%) Go
14 23 (30.67%) Web Services
14 23 (30.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (30.67%) Heroku
15 22 (29.33%) vSphere

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (37.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (32.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.33%) PaaS
2 27 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (30.67%) Heroku
5 5 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) AMQP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (26.67%) Redis
3 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Moq
3 1 (1.33%) MSTest
3 1 (1.33%) NUnit
3 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) WatiN
3 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (76.00%) Developer
2 37 (49.33%) .NET Developer
3 35 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 34 (45.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 34 (45.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (36.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (24.00%) Senior Developer
6 18 (24.00%) Software Engineer
7 16 (21.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (21.33%) Java Developer
8 15 (20.00%) Java Engineer
9 14 (18.67%) .NET Web Developer
9 14 (18.67%) C# Web Developer
9 14 (18.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (18.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (18.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (18.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 14 (18.67%) Web Developer
10 13 (17.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (17.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) .NET
2 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 35 (46.67%) CSS
3 35 (46.67%) CSS3
3 35 (46.67%) HTML
3 35 (46.67%) HTML5
4 34 (45.33%) jQuery
5 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
7 23 (30.67%) Web Services
8 22 (29.33%) AngularJS
9 18 (24.00%) .NET Framework
9 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 18 (24.00%) Entity Framework
10 17 (22.67%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (18.67%) SignalR
12 7 (9.33%) Spring
13 5 (6.67%) JMS
13 5 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Android
1 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 37 (49.33%) MVC
3 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 27 (36.00%) DevOps
5 19 (25.33%) Web Development
6 18 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 18 (24.00%) SDLC
6 18 (24.00%) Waterfall
7 16 (21.33%) BDD
8 15 (20.00%) SOLID
9 11 (14.67%) SOA
10 6 (8.00%) Pair Programming
11 5 (6.67%) Microservices
12 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.33%) High Availability
12 4 (5.33%) Investment Management
13 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
13 3 (4.00%) UML
13 3 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) C#
2 37 (49.33%) Java
3 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (36.00%) Ruby
5 23 (30.67%) Go
6 20 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 20 (26.67%) SQL
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (29.33%) vSphere
2 11 (14.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.33%) Foundry
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