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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 41 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing TDD 323 426 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.66% 4.45% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 5.57% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 296 167
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
7200 7654 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.55% 79.92% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4587 3874
Median daily rate £420 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 245 254
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.04 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Berkshire -9 64 £413 +3.12% 22
Oxfordshire -8 48 £475 +18.75% 17
Surrey -21 46 £488 +20.00% 24
Hampshire -27 35 £375 +2.38% 45
West Sussex +9 34 £450 +28.57% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 32 £369 -13.23% 10
East Sussex +16 24 £525 +42.37% 12
Middlesex +1 12 £418 +0.60% 1
Kent -14 9 £375 +11.11% 12
Sussex +1 3 £475 +18.75%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 504 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (42.02%) Java
3 263 (39.61%) JavaScript
4 237 (35.69%) Scrum
5 230 (34.64%) BDD
6 221 (33.28%) HTML
7 179 (26.96%) C#
8 178 (26.81%) CSS
9 166 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 164 (24.70%) MVC
11 162 (24.40%) .NET
12 150 (22.59%) AngularJS
13 139 (20.93%) Spring
13 139 (20.93%) Software Engineering
14 133 (20.03%) Web Services
15 120 (18.07%) SQL
15 120 (18.07%) HTML5
16 115 (17.32%) REST
17 106 (15.96%) Git (software)
18 100 (15.06%) Linux
19 97 (14.61%) Kanban
19 97 (14.61%) jQuery
20 94 (14.16%) NoSQL
21 91 (13.70%) Web Development
22 83 (12.50%) ASP.NET
23 81 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
24 80 (12.05%) Node.js
25 78 (11.75%) CSS3
26 76 (11.45%) Pair Programming
26 76 (11.45%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 35 (5.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 33 (4.97%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.07%) IIS
4 25 (3.77%) Confluence
5 23 (3.46%) OpenStack
6 21 (3.16%) JBoss
7 19 (2.86%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.11%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (1.66%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.05%) CMS
12 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.75%) Apache
14 4 (0.60%) WordPress
15 3 (0.45%) EPiServer CMS
15 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.30%) GemFire
16 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (2.86%) Magento
2 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.97%) PaaS
4 22 (3.31%) Heroku
5 9 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (1.36%) SaaS
6 8 (1.20%) Google Play
7 7 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.90%) GitHub
9 4 (0.60%) IaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.30%) Force.com
11 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.37%) HTTP
2 20 (3.01%) DVB
3 7 (1.05%) AMQP
3 7 (1.05%) Internet
4 5 (0.75%) Network Security
5 4 (0.60%) DNS
5 4 (0.60%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.45%) Firewall
6 3 (0.45%) SAN
7 2 (0.30%) SNMP
8 1 (0.15%) Broadband
8 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) LTE
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.16%) NoSQL
2 69 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 36 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 33 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.52%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.16%) MySQL
7 19 (2.86%) Redis
8 17 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.41%) Big Data
10 14 (2.11%) Apache Hive
10 14 (2.11%) HBase
10 14 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.90%) Cloudera CDH
15 6 (0.90%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.90%) Impala
16 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 106 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 75 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 64 (9.64%) JUnit
4 59 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (8.43%) Selenium
6 45 (6.78%) Cucumber
7 40 (6.02%) JIRA
8 33 (4.97%) Subversion
8 33 (4.97%) WebDriver
9 32 (4.82%) Maven
10 30 (4.52%) Gradle
11 28 (4.22%) Visual Studio
12 25 (3.77%) SpecFlow
13 21 (3.16%) SoapUI
14 20 (3.01%) Ant
15 19 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (2.56%) Hudson
16 17 (2.56%) Mockito
16 17 (2.56%) NUnit
16 17 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (9.94%) Finance
2 40 (6.02%) Publishing
3 18 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.56%) Retail
5 12 (1.81%) Banking
6 8 (1.20%) Games
7 3 (0.45%) Military
8 2 (0.30%) Avionics
8 2 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Front Office
9 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 466 (70.18%) Developer
2 144 (21.69%) Java Developer
3 107 (16.11%) .NET Developer
4 92 (13.86%) C# Developer
5 83 (12.50%) Agile Developer
6 80 (12.05%) Senior Developer
7 76 (11.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 66 (9.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 59 (8.89%) Software Engineer
10 56 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 47 (7.08%) Agile Java Developer
12 43 (6.48%) Web Developer
13 40 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 38 (5.72%) PHP Developer
15 36 (5.42%) HTML CSS Developer
15 36 (5.42%) HTML Developer
16 35 (5.27%) Java Engineer
16 35 (5.27%) Senior Java Developer
17 33 (4.97%) Analyst
18 31 (4.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (33.28%) HTML
2 178 (26.81%) CSS
3 162 (24.40%) .NET
4 150 (22.59%) AngularJS
5 139 (20.93%) Spring
6 133 (20.03%) Web Services
7 120 (18.07%) HTML5
8 115 (17.32%) REST
9 97 (14.61%) jQuery
10 83 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 80 (12.05%) Node.js
12 78 (11.75%) CSS3
13 74 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 71 (10.69%) JSON
14 71 (10.69%) RESTful
15 66 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 52 (7.83%) SOAP
17 51 (7.68%) Entity Framework
17 51 (7.68%) XML
18 48 (7.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.27%) User Experience
2 31 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.86%) Digital TV
5 19 (2.86%) MPEG
5 19 (2.86%) STB
6 12 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.36%) Cryptography
7 9 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.75%) Blockchain
9 5 (0.75%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.60%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.60%) NHS
10 4 (0.60%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 100 (15.06%) Linux
2 51 (7.68%) Windows
3 27 (4.07%) Unix
4 20 (3.01%) Android
5 15 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.60%) CentOS
8 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (35.69%) Scrum
3 230 (34.64%) BDD
4 166 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 164 (24.70%) MVC
6 139 (20.93%) Software Engineering
7 97 (14.61%) Kanban
8 91 (13.70%) Web Development
9 76 (11.45%) E-Commerce
9 76 (11.45%) Pair Programming
10 61 (9.19%) SOA
11 60 (9.04%) DevOps
11 60 (9.04%) Open Source
12 59 (8.89%) User Stories
13 56 (8.43%) SOLID
14 51 (7.68%) Continuous Delivery
14 51 (7.68%) OO
15 49 (7.38%) Waterfall
16 46 (6.93%) SDLC
17 40 (6.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 279 (42.02%) Java
2 263 (39.61%) JavaScript
3 179 (26.96%) C#
4 120 (18.07%) SQL
5 53 (7.98%) Scala
6 48 (7.23%) PHP
7 47 (7.08%) Ruby
8 46 (6.93%) C++
9 44 (6.63%) Python
10 29 (4.37%) C
11 27 (4.07%) Go
12 26 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 23 (3.46%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.41%) Groovy
15 13 (1.96%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.20%) Apple Swift
17 7 (1.05%) Embedded C++
18 6 (0.90%) Embedded C
18 6 (0.90%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.72%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.42%) Degree
4 27 (4.07%) ISEB
5 22 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.30%) MCITP
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.63%) QA
2 7 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.45%) SDET
5 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (4.37%) Docker
2 23 (3.46%) vSphere
3 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.30%) HDFS
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.20%) Puppet
3 3 (0.45%) Ansible
3 3 (0.45%) Nagios
4 2 (0.30%) logstash
4 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.30%) SELinux
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.15%) Packer
5 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.87%) Oracle
3 16 (2.41%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.11%) Rally
6 12 (1.81%) hybris
7 10 (1.51%) HP
7 10 (1.51%) Zend
8 9 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.05%) Apple
10 6 (0.90%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.75%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.75%) Pega
12 4 (0.60%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.60%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.60%) Google
12 4 (0.60%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.60%) VMware
13 3 (0.45%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.45%) Rackspace
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SBC Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Reco Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago