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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 17 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.88% 7.52% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 11.98% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 3
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£320 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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
204 167 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.08% 62.78% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 111
Average daily rate £350 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 0 1 £225 -34.78% 1
Folkestone -2 1 - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 3
Whitstable - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) C#
3 17 (43.59%) SOA
4 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.90%) XML
6 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
7 13 (33.33%) Internet
7 13 (33.33%) Google
7 13 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
7 13 (33.33%) JSON
7 13 (33.33%) Use Case
7 13 (33.33%) OAuth
7 13 (33.33%) REST
7 13 (33.33%) Facebook
7 13 (33.33%) Twitter
7 13 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 13 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 12 (30.77%) BDD
8 12 (30.77%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) HTML
9 11 (28.21%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) Spring
10 9 (23.08%) Java
11 8 (20.51%) CSS
11 8 (20.51%) MySQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) NUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) MSTest
2 1 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.56%) Moq
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) C# Developer
3 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 15 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
2 14 (35.90%) XML
3 13 (33.33%) JSON
3 13 (33.33%) OAuth
3 13 (33.33%) REST
4 12 (30.77%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 9 (23.08%) Spring
6 8 (20.51%) Classic ASP
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (17.95%) WCF
7 7 (17.95%) jQuery
8 6 (15.38%) Java ME
8 6 (15.38%) HTML5
8 6 (15.38%) CSS3
8 6 (15.38%) J2ME
8 6 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) SOA
3 16 (41.03%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 13 (33.33%) Use Case
4 13 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 12 (30.77%) MVC
6 8 (20.51%) Game Development
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.56%) MVVM
10 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.56%) CRM
10 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 7 (17.95%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Google
2 13 (33.33%) Facebook
2 13 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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