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 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 32 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.51% 3.42% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.37% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
407 246 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.92% 84.25% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 166 213
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 12
Median hourly rate £14.25 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £11.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 -23 1 - - 3
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) C#
3 25 (53.19%) .NET
4 24 (51.06%) Scrum
5 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
6 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
7 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
7 18 (38.30%) Finance
8 17 (36.17%) XML
8 17 (36.17%) XSLT
9 16 (34.04%) HTML
10 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (31.91%) BDD
11 14 (29.79%) CSS
12 12 (25.53%) Banking
13 11 (23.40%) jQuery
13 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
13 11 (23.40%) Web Services
14 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
14 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
14 10 (21.28%) SonarQube
15 9 (19.15%) Front End Development
15 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
15 9 (19.15%) Backbone.js
15 9 (19.15%) JUnit
16 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
16 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
16 8 (17.02%) Java
16 8 (17.02%) MVC
16 8 (17.02%) Java EE

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 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
1 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
1 10 (21.28%) SonarQube
2 9 (19.15%) JUnit
3 7 (14.89%) Selenium
4 6 (12.77%) Gradle
4 6 (12.77%) Grunt
4 6 (12.77%) gulp
4 6 (12.77%) JProfiler
4 6 (12.77%) Maven
5 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
5 5 (10.64%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.64%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.26%) Moq
6 2 (4.26%) NUnit
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) TestNG
6 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) C# Developer
3 21 (44.68%) .NET Developer
4 19 (40.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (36.17%) XML Developer
5 17 (36.17%) XML XSLT Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Angular Developer
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum Master
7 5 (10.64%) UI Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Agile Scrum Master
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (8.51%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (8.51%) HTML Developer
8 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
3 17 (36.17%) XML
3 17 (36.17%) XSLT
4 16 (34.04%) HTML
5 14 (29.79%) CSS
6 11 (23.40%) jQuery
6 11 (23.40%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) Backbone.js
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
8 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
8 8 (17.02%) HTML5
8 8 (17.02%) Java EE
8 8 (17.02%) JPA
8 8 (17.02%) Spring
8 8 (17.02%) Velocity
9 7 (14.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Scrum
3 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
4 15 (31.91%) BDD
4 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
6 9 (19.15%) Front End Development
7 8 (17.02%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (17.02%) MVC
8 7 (14.89%) OO
8 7 (14.89%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.77%) Kanban
10 5 (10.64%) RAD
11 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Perforce
2 5 (10.64%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Cadence