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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.02% 0.67% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 0.94% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -40.14%
TDD
East Midlands

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
160 212 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 66.95% 70.90% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 119 102
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
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 31 August 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
Leicester +7 6 £400 +14.28%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) J2EE
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) JBoss

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 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Report Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Online Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) SOLID
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) SAP