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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 55 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 293 242 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.16% 2.73% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 3.80% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 158 130
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.25 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 - £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.05 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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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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
Hampshire +4 76 £375 +5.63% 42
Buckinghamshire -12 49 £425 +13.33% 14
Berkshire +16 48 £350 +1.44% 23
Kent +8 39 £400 +14.28% 9
East Sussex +8 23 £200 -44.82% 11
Surrey -13 20 £338 -10.00% 29
Oxfordshire +17 18 £350 - 18
Middlesex +4 8 £270 - 1
West Sussex +1 7 £338 -15.62% 13
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 182 (38.81%) Scrum
2 179 (38.17%) C#
3 175 (37.31%) .NET
4 173 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (31.98%) JavaScript
6 149 (31.77%) MVC
7 143 (30.49%) Java
8 141 (30.06%) BDD
9 138 (29.42%) Continuous Integration
10 125 (26.65%) SQL
11 122 (26.01%) HTML
12 102 (21.75%) SOA
13 97 (20.68%) ASP.NET
13 97 (20.68%) CSS
13 97 (20.68%) OO
14 94 (20.04%) XML
15 90 (19.19%) Spring
16 85 (18.12%) SQL Server
17 75 (15.99%) Finance
17 75 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 74 (15.78%) jQuery
19 73 (15.57%) Oracle
20 71 (15.14%) Web Services
21 68 (14.50%) JSON
22 67 (14.29%) WCF
23 66 (14.07%) Mobile App
24 61 (13.01%) REST
25 60 (12.79%) Git (software)
26 54 (11.51%) MySQL
26 54 (11.51%) Microsoft

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 28 (5.97%) Node.js
2 20 (4.26%) Apache
3 16 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.20%) CMS
5 14 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.28%) Drupal
8 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (0.85%) Content Management Server
11 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.64%) IIS
11 3 (0.64%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.64%) WordPress
11 3 (0.64%) Liferay
11 3 (0.64%) Confluence
12 2 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) MS Office
2 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.35%) Amazon S3
2 10 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.49%) GitHub
4 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.07%) PaaS
6 3 (0.64%) IaaS
6 3 (0.64%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Heroku
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.66%) Internet
2 17 (3.62%) HTTP
3 3 (0.64%) DNS
3 3 (0.64%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.43%) WEP
4 2 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.21%) MVNO
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.51%) MySQL
3 36 (7.68%) Oracle Database
4 29 (6.18%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.90%) NoSQL
6 21 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (3.84%) Redis
8 17 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.13%) Big Data
12 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.71%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 60 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.87%) Subversion
3 46 (9.81%) Visual Studio
4 45 (9.59%) Selenium
5 44 (9.38%) NUnit
6 39 (8.32%) Jenkins
7 33 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (5.76%) JUnit
8 27 (5.76%) Maven
9 25 (5.33%) Cucumber
10 22 (4.69%) WebDriver
11 17 (3.62%) QUnit
12 16 (3.41%) Eclipse
13 15 (3.20%) Jasmine
13 15 (3.20%) Ant
14 14 (2.99%) Mockito
15 13 (2.77%) JIRA
16 12 (2.56%) SoapUI
16 12 (2.56%) JMeter
17 10 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 75 (15.99%) Finance
2 22 (4.69%) Games
3 14 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.56%) Marketing
5 9 (1.92%) Back Office
6 6 (1.28%) Advertising
6 6 (1.28%) Publishing
6 6 (1.28%) Retail
7 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.07%) Electronics
8 3 (0.64%) Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 329 (70.15%) Developer
2 81 (17.27%) .NET Developer
3 63 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 53 (11.30%) C# Developer
5 49 (10.45%) Mobile Developer
6 41 (8.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 32 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
8 31 (6.61%) Senior Developer
9 26 (5.54%) Analyst
9 26 (5.54%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.33%) PHP Developer
10 25 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (5.12%) Lead Developer
12 19 (4.05%) Programmer
12 19 (4.05%) Development Manager
13 18 (3.84%) Web Manager
14 16 (3.41%) ScrumMaster
14 16 (3.41%) Web Development Manager
15 15 (3.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (37.31%) .NET
2 122 (26.01%) HTML
3 97 (20.68%) ASP.NET
3 97 (20.68%) CSS
4 94 (20.04%) XML
5 90 (19.19%) Spring
6 75 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 74 (15.78%) jQuery
8 71 (15.14%) Web Services
9 68 (14.50%) JSON
10 67 (14.29%) WCF
11 61 (13.01%) REST
12 52 (11.09%) SOAP
13 51 (10.87%) RESTful
14 50 (10.66%) .NET Framework
15 45 (9.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 44 (9.38%) HTML5
17 43 (9.17%) AngularJS
18 41 (8.74%) OAuth
19 34 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.07%) Mobile App
2 34 (7.25%) Open Source
3 26 (5.54%) N-Tier
4 16 (3.41%) iPhone
4 16 (3.41%) Wiki
5 15 (3.20%) iPad
6 12 (2.56%) GIS
7 11 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.28%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.07%) DTV
11 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.64%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.64%) EPoS
12 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.64%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.43%) Blog
13 2 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.38%) Linux
2 35 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 26 (5.54%) Windows
4 24 (5.12%) Android
5 18 (3.84%) UNIX
6 7 (1.49%) Windows NT
7 5 (1.07%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.64%) CentOS
9 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.43%) Debian
9 2 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (38.81%) Scrum
2 173 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (31.77%) MVC
4 141 (30.06%) BDD
5 138 (29.42%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (21.75%) SOA
7 97 (20.68%) OO
8 51 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
9 50 (10.66%) Web Development
10 47 (10.02%) Automated Testing
11 42 (8.96%) Use Case
11 42 (8.96%) Kanban
12 41 (8.74%) Rapid Prototyping
13 40 (8.53%) Software Engineering
14 32 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 30 (6.40%) Waterfall
16 28 (5.97%) Unit Testing
16 28 (5.97%) OOP
17 27 (5.76%) Pair Programming
17 27 (5.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 179 (38.17%) C#
2 150 (31.98%) JavaScript
3 143 (30.49%) Java
4 125 (26.65%) SQL
5 40 (8.53%) PHP
6 22 (4.69%) Ruby
7 18 (3.84%) Objective-C
8 17 (3.62%) PL/SQL
8 17 (3.62%) Groovy
9 16 (3.41%) PHP5
10 15 (3.20%) Python
11 14 (2.99%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.56%) Scala
12 12 (2.56%) C
13 11 (2.35%) C++
13 11 (2.35%) VB
14 8 (1.71%) Perl
15 7 (1.49%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.49%) VBScript
15 7 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.92%) ISEB
2 9 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.49%) Degree
4 5 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.85%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.71%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.07%) Docker
3 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.64%) vCloud
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.92%) Vagrant
1 9 (1.92%) SCCM
2 6 (1.28%) Puppet
3 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.43%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.43%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (15.57%) Oracle
2 54 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 44 (9.38%) Twitter
4 43 (9.17%) Facebook
4 43 (9.17%) Google
5 13 (2.77%) Apple
6 5 (1.07%) SAP
6 5 (1.07%) Zend
7 4 (0.85%) HP
8 3 (0.64%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.64%) EMC
8 3 (0.64%) Adobe
8 3 (0.64%) Telerik
8 3 (0.64%) Serena
8 3 (0.64%) VMware
8 3 (0.64%) Dundas
8 3 (0.64%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.43%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.43%) JBoss
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