The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 13 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 26 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.57% 3.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.05% 4.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £277 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 213 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.20% 75.80% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 122 127
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +280.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.78 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Leicestershire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Leicestershire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Leicester +6 3 £277 -12.22% 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 36 (78.26%) C#
2 35 (76.09%) .NET
3 28 (60.87%) E-Commerce
3 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (43.48%) XML
4 20 (43.48%) XSLT
5 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.09%) CSS
7 12 (26.09%) HTML
8 11 (23.91%) Scrum
9 9 (19.57%) BDD
9 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.39%) jQuery
10 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 7 (15.22%) Node.js
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) Web Services
12 6 (13.04%) Java
12 6 (13.04%) C++
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.04%) MVC
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
12 6 (13.04%) JSON
13 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
13 5 (10.87%) Selenium
13 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (6.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) IaaS
2 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) SSL
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 4 (8.70%) Moq
3 4 (8.70%) NUnit
4 3 (6.52%) gulp
5 2 (4.35%) git-flow
5 2 (4.35%) Grunt
5 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.35%) Mocha
5 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) Gradle
6 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 28 (60.87%) C# Developer
3 23 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (43.48%) XML Developer
4 20 (43.48%) XML XSLT Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Angular Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.52%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Quality Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (76.09%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) XML
2 20 (43.48%) XSLT
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
3 12 (26.09%) HTML
4 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.39%) jQuery
6 7 (15.22%) Node.js
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (13.04%) JSON
7 6 (13.04%) Web Services
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.87%) CSS3
8 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
8 5 (10.87%) HTML5
8 5 (10.87%) Unreal Engine
9 4 (8.70%) REST
9 4 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) CoreOS
2 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (60.87%) E-Commerce
2 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 6 (13.04%) MVC
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) Kanban
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) Data Mapping
8 3 (6.52%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) C++
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe