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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.07% 12.71% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.77% 16.45% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 13
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£338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £700 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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
235 231 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.86% 77.26% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 153 126
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.28 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% -24.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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 +1 6 £350 -50.00%
Canterbury - 4 £351 - 2
Dover - 4 £500 -
Rochester - 2 - - 1
Tonbridge -2 1 £400 -42.85%
Tunbridge Wells -13 1 £350 - 1
Folkestone - 1 £325 - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 37 (75.51%) C#
2 37 (75.51%) AngularJS
3 36 (73.47%) .NET
4 35 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 30 (61.22%) HTML
5 30 (61.22%) jQuery
6 29 (59.18%) MVC
7 25 (51.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (48.98%) CSS
9 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
10 19 (38.78%) HTML5
10 19 (38.78%) CSS3
11 17 (34.69%) SQL
12 16 (32.65%) .NET Framework
12 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (24.49%) Entity Framework
14 11 (22.45%) BDD
14 11 (22.45%) Finance
14 11 (22.45%) SOA
14 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
15 10 (20.41%) ReSharper
16 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
16 9 (18.37%) OOP
16 9 (18.37%) OO
16 9 (18.37%) PHP
16 9 (18.37%) TeamCity
16 9 (18.37%) Zend
16 9 (18.37%) KnockoutJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (8.16%) IIS
1 4 (8.16%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) ReSharper
2 9 (18.37%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 29 (59.18%) .NET Developer
3 20 (40.82%) C# Developer
4 19 (38.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (28.57%) Senior Developer
6 11 (22.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (18.37%) PHP Developer
9 7 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (12.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (12.24%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
11 5 (10.20%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (6.12%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (4.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) AngularJS
2 36 (73.47%) .NET
3 35 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 30 (61.22%) HTML
4 30 (61.22%) jQuery
5 25 (51.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (48.98%) CSS
7 19 (38.78%) HTML5
7 19 (38.78%) CSS3
8 16 (32.65%) .NET Framework
8 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (24.49%) Entity Framework
10 9 (18.37%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (16.33%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (8.16%) Backbone.js
13 4 (8.16%) LINQ
13 4 (8.16%) RESTful
13 4 (8.16%) Classic ASP
14 3 (6.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) W3C
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) MVC
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) SOA
3 11 (22.45%) BDD
4 9 (18.37%) OOP
4 9 (18.37%) OO
4 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.33%) Open Source
5 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Software Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) MVVM
7 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.08%) UML
9 2 (4.08%) Migration
10 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 37 (75.51%) C#
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Zend
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