The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 37 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 453 286 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.57% 3.13% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 4.20% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 202 155
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £497 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
TDD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South East 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +34 100 £383 +9.28% 19
Surrey +49 88 £400 +14.28% 26
Oxfordshire +22 72 £416 +18.92% 16
Hampshire -13 64 £350 -6.66% 40
Buckinghamshire -4 57 £425 - 11
Kent -2 30 £338 -15.62% 14
West Sussex -2 19 £350 +3.70% 11
East Sussex -11 15 £356 +78.12% 6
Middlesex +2 4 £415 +53.70%
Sussex - 1 £400 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 518 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (44.79%) JavaScript
3 271 (39.79%) C#
4 262 (38.47%) Scrum
5 260 (38.18%) BDD
6 253 (37.15%) .NET
7 225 (33.04%) HTML
8 198 (29.07%) MVC
9 191 (28.05%) CSS
10 189 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
11 174 (25.55%) AngularJS
12 168 (24.67%) Java
13 143 (21.00%) SQL
14 137 (20.12%) jQuery
15 132 (19.38%) Web Services
16 125 (18.36%) Git (software)
17 117 (17.18%) ASP.NET
18 116 (17.03%) SQL Server
19 105 (15.42%) HTML5
20 100 (14.68%) XML
21 95 (13.95%) Selenium
22 88 (12.92%) Web Development
23 87 (12.78%) Jenkins
24 86 (12.63%) Spring
24 86 (12.63%) Microsoft
25 85 (12.48%) Oracle
26 82 (12.04%) CSS3
27 78 (11.45%) SOAP
27 78 (11.45%) E-Commerce
27 78 (11.45%) JSON

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (6.02%) Node.js
2 27 (3.96%) JBoss
2 27 (3.96%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.67%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.52%) WebSphere
5 21 (3.08%) Apache
6 18 (2.64%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.50%) Oracle Spatial
8 15 (2.20%) Confluence
9 12 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.17%) Umbraco
12 7 (1.03%) ColdFusion
12 7 (1.03%) IIS
13 6 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.88%) CMS
14 5 (0.73%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 13 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.15%) Mingle
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) MS Project
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (3.52%) Magento
2 10 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
3 14 (2.06%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.17%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.88%) GitHub
6 5 (0.73%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.55%) Internet
2 27 (3.96%) HTTP
3 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.17%) Intranet
4 4 (0.59%) SAN
5 3 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) AMQP
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.46%) MySQL
3 39 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (4.99%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.82%) Big Data
6 21 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.35%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.03%) DB2
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.73%) Redis
14 4 (0.59%) OpenStack Swift
15 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 125 (18.36%) Git (software)
2 95 (13.95%) Selenium
3 87 (12.78%) Jenkins
4 61 (8.96%) Subversion
5 58 (8.52%) Cucumber
6 52 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (7.20%) JUnit
8 39 (5.73%) Visual Studio
9 38 (5.58%) WebDriver
10 35 (5.14%) TeamCity
11 33 (4.85%) JIRA
12 23 (3.38%) Mockito
13 20 (2.94%) RSpec
14 19 (2.79%) ReSharper
15 17 (2.50%) NUnit
15 17 (2.50%) PHPUnit
16 15 (2.20%) Maven
17 14 (2.06%) SpecFlow
18 12 (1.76%) Jasmine
18 12 (1.76%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (9.84%) Finance
2 18 (2.64%) Retail
3 17 (2.50%) Games
4 16 (2.35%) Publishing
5 13 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.17%) Banking
7 5 (0.73%) Marketing
8 4 (0.59%) Electronics
8 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 454 (66.67%) Developer
2 120 (17.62%) .NET Developer
3 83 (12.19%) Java Developer
4 78 (11.45%) C# Developer
5 68 (9.99%) Analyst
6 52 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (7.05%) Senior Developer
8 39 (5.73%) Software Engineer
9 37 (5.43%) Test Analyst
10 36 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (4.99%) PHP Developer
12 30 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
13 28 (4.11%) ScrumMaster
13 28 (4.11%) Business Analyst
14 23 (3.38%) ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (3.23%) Web Developer
15 22 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
16 21 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (2.79%) Test Manager
18 17 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (37.15%) .NET
2 225 (33.04%) HTML
3 191 (28.05%) CSS
4 174 (25.55%) AngularJS
5 137 (20.12%) jQuery
6 132 (19.38%) Web Services
7 117 (17.18%) ASP.NET
8 105 (15.42%) HTML5
9 100 (14.68%) XML
10 86 (12.63%) Spring
11 82 (12.04%) CSS3
12 78 (11.45%) JSON
12 78 (11.45%) SOAP
13 72 (10.57%) RESTful
13 72 (10.57%) REST
14 70 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (9.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 52 (7.64%) Hibernate
17 51 (7.49%) .NET Framework
18 48 (7.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.67%) User Experience
2 19 (2.79%) GIS
3 17 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.62%) Online Games
6 7 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.03%) Blog
7 6 (0.88%) W3C
8 5 (0.73%) NHS
8 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.73%) Clustering
8 5 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.59%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.59%) DTV
10 3 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.44%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.44%) BYOD
10 3 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.69%) Linux
2 41 (6.02%) Windows
3 35 (5.14%) UNIX
4 17 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.32%) Android
6 6 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.59%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (38.47%) Scrum
3 260 (38.18%) BDD
4 198 (29.07%) MVC
5 189 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (12.92%) Web Development
7 78 (11.45%) E-Commerce
8 75 (11.01%) OO
9 69 (10.13%) OOP
10 68 (9.99%) Software Engineering
11 61 (8.96%) User Stories
12 53 (7.78%) Unit Testing
13 51 (7.49%) Automated Testing
14 46 (6.75%) Test Automation
15 42 (6.17%) Kanban
15 42 (6.17%) SDLC
16 40 (5.87%) Data Protection
17 37 (5.43%) SOA
18 36 (5.29%) Open Source
19 34 (4.99%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 305 (44.79%) JavaScript
2 271 (39.79%) C#
3 168 (24.67%) Java
4 143 (21.00%) SQL
5 57 (8.37%) PHP
6 35 (5.14%) Python
6 35 (5.14%) Ruby
7 17 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.35%) C++
9 14 (2.06%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.06%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.32%) PHP5
11 7 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.03%) Scala
12 6 (0.88%) Groovy
12 6 (0.88%) C
13 5 (0.73%) Perl
13 5 (0.73%) VBScript
13 5 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.06%) ISEB
4 12 (1.76%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.47%) Degree
6 7 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.44%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Snort
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
3 1 (0.15%) Varnish
3 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.50%) Puppet
2 14 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.32%) Ansible
5 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.29%) Mesos
7 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 86 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.48%) Oracle
3 13 (1.91%) Google
3 13 (1.91%) Zend
4 11 (1.62%) Progress
4 11 (1.62%) HP
4 11 (1.62%) Apple
5 8 (1.17%) Infragistics
5 8 (1.17%) WSO2
6 7 (1.03%) hybris
7 5 (0.73%) Adobe
7 5 (0.73%) SAP
8 4 (0.59%) Sybase
8 4 (0.59%) IBM
8 4 (0.59%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.59%) ESRI
8 4 (0.59%) VMware
9 3 (0.44%) CODA
9 3 (0.44%) MobileIron
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zubito
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Canterbury
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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