The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 26 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.03% 2.23% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 2.62% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 267 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 78.84% 85.03% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 207 240
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £9.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Northampton -10 2 £385 -18.94% 5
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 30 (58.82%) .NET
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) C#
3 25 (49.02%) Scrum
4 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
5 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (37.25%) XML
6 19 (37.25%) XSLT
7 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
7 18 (35.29%) Finance
8 17 (33.33%) HTML
8 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (29.41%) CSS
10 13 (25.49%) BDD
11 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
12 11 (21.57%) jQuery
12 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
12 11 (21.57%) Web Services
13 10 (19.61%) Node.js
14 9 (17.65%) SonarQube
14 9 (17.65%) JSON
14 9 (17.65%) Velocity
14 9 (17.65%) Banking
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 8 (15.69%) JUnit
15 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
15 8 (15.69%) MVC
15 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (15.69%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (15.69%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 2 (3.92%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) SSL
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) SonarQube
3 8 (15.69%) JUnit
4 7 (13.73%) gulp
4 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.73%) Selenium
5 6 (11.76%) Grunt
6 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.80%) Gradle
6 5 (9.80%) IntelliJ
6 5 (9.80%) JProfiler
6 5 (9.80%) Maven
7 4 (7.84%) Moq
7 4 (7.84%) NUnit
8 3 (5.88%) JIRA
8 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.92%) TestNG
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) C# Developer
3 23 (45.10%) .NET Developer
4 21 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (37.25%) XML Developer
5 19 (37.25%) XML XSLT Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.76%) UI Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.84%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (7.84%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Scrum Master
10 2 (3.92%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) .NET
2 19 (37.25%) XML
2 19 (37.25%) XSLT
3 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
4 17 (33.33%) HTML
5 15 (29.41%) CSS
6 11 (21.57%) jQuery
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) Node.js
8 9 (17.65%) JSON
8 9 (17.65%) Velocity
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
9 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
9 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 8 (15.69%) REST
10 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
10 7 (13.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) CoreOS
2 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Scrum
3 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
4 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (25.49%) BDD
6 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
7 8 (15.69%) MVC
8 7 (13.73%) Data Protection
8 7 (13.73%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (11.76%) Kanban
9 6 (11.76%) OO
10 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.80%) RAD
11 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.84%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
1 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Perforce
2 3 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Cadence