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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 59 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 273 205 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.74% 2.20% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.06% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 133 119
Average daily rate
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£388 £366 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
7456 6703 5993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 71.88% 71.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4196 3745 3126
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 259 266
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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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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 +38 92 £375 +25.00% 35
Berkshire +15 62 £400 +14.28% 30
Surrey +10 34 £375 -3.22% 22
Buckinghamshire -24 25 £350 -7.89% 13
West Sussex -3 20 £438 +34.61% 13
Oxfordshire -15 16 £410 +26.15% 23
East Sussex -13 10 £388 +29.16% 7
Kent -15 9 £325 -18.75% 12
Middlesex +4 3 £273 -39.44% 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 442 (78.23%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (45.31%) Scrum
3 245 (43.36%) JavaScript
4 215 (38.05%) Java
5 202 (35.75%) C#
5 202 (35.75%) HTML
6 198 (35.04%) .NET
7 194 (34.34%) Web Services
8 192 (33.98%) BDD
9 172 (30.44%) CSS
10 168 (29.73%) MVC
11 134 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
12 130 (23.01%) OO
13 112 (19.82%) Linux
14 108 (19.12%) RESTful
15 107 (18.94%) jQuery
16 104 (18.41%) AngularJS
17 101 (17.88%) ASP.NET
18 100 (17.70%) Git (software)
18 100 (17.70%) Jenkins
19 97 (17.17%) Selenium
20 92 (16.28%) HTML5
21 88 (15.58%) SQL
22 86 (15.22%) Spring
23 85 (15.04%) JUnit
23 85 (15.04%) Cucumber
24 84 (14.87%) Software Engineering
25 83 (14.69%) SQL Server
26 81 (14.34%) Subversion
27 79 (13.98%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (7.43%) WebLogic
2 40 (7.08%) Apache
2 40 (7.08%) Tomcat
3 38 (6.73%) Node.js
4 29 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 25 (4.42%) CMS
5 25 (4.42%) JBoss
6 14 (2.48%) Kentico
7 11 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.06%) Confluence
12 5 (0.88%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.35%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.12%) Magento
2 8 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (3.01%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.88%) SaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Office 365
10 1 (0.18%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
10 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.56%) Internet
2 22 (3.89%) HTTP
3 5 (0.88%) MPLS
4 4 (0.71%) SDH
4 4 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.71%) Firewall
4 4 (0.71%) AMQP
5 3 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.18%) L2TP
6 1 (0.18%) RTP
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.55%) NoSQL
3 34 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 24 (4.25%) Big Data
6 20 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.30%) MySQL
11 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.24%) UniData
14 6 (1.06%) DB2
14 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.88%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 100 (17.70%) Git (software)
1 100 (17.70%) Jenkins
2 97 (17.17%) Selenium
3 85 (15.04%) JUnit
3 85 (15.04%) Cucumber
4 81 (14.34%) Subversion
5 44 (7.79%) Maven
6 40 (7.08%) NUnit
6 40 (7.08%) Mockito
7 36 (6.37%) Visual Studio
8 35 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (4.25%) Eclipse
9 24 (4.25%) WebDriver
10 21 (3.72%) JIRA
11 18 (3.19%) Ant
12 16 (2.83%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.12%) Gerrit
13 12 (2.12%) RSpec
14 11 (1.95%) StyleCop
14 11 (1.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 69 (12.21%) Finance
2 19 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.19%) Publishing
4 17 (3.01%) Retail
5 16 (2.83%) Marketing
6 11 (1.95%) Games
7 10 (1.77%) Banking
8 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.88%) Electronics
10 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 404 (71.50%) Developer
2 104 (18.41%) Java Developer
3 100 (17.70%) .NET Developer
4 74 (13.10%) C# Developer
5 52 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (8.85%) Analyst
7 43 (7.61%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.84%) Test Analyst
9 31 (5.49%) Architect
10 29 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 28 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (3.72%) iOS Developer
13 21 (3.72%) Lead Developer
14 20 (3.54%) PHP Developer
15 19 (3.36%) Agile Java Developer
16 15 (2.65%) Web Developer
17 14 (2.48%) Java Software Engineer
17 14 (2.48%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (35.75%) HTML
2 198 (35.04%) .NET
3 194 (34.34%) Web Services
4 172 (30.44%) CSS
5 108 (19.12%) RESTful
6 107 (18.94%) jQuery
7 104 (18.41%) AngularJS
8 101 (17.88%) ASP.NET
9 92 (16.28%) HTML5
10 86 (15.22%) Spring
11 79 (13.98%) XML
12 75 (13.27%) WCF
13 73 (12.92%) .NET Framework
13 73 (12.92%) JSON
14 72 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (12.57%) SOAP
16 59 (10.44%) REST
17 55 (9.73%) CSS3
18 52 (9.20%) Hibernate
19 46 (8.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.67%) Open Source
2 34 (6.02%) User Experience
3 31 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.36%) iPhone
6 14 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.95%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.59%) iPad
9 7 (1.24%) Online Games
10 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.06%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.88%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.88%) DTV
11 5 (0.88%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.71%) Social Media
12 4 (0.71%) EPoS
12 4 (0.71%) GIS
13 3 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.82%) Linux
2 37 (6.55%) UNIX
3 30 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.60%) Windows
5 18 (3.19%) Android
6 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (78.23%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (45.31%) Scrum
3 192 (33.98%) BDD
4 168 (29.73%) MVC
5 134 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (23.01%) OO
7 84 (14.87%) Software Engineering
8 67 (11.86%) Web Development
8 67 (11.86%) SOA
9 63 (11.15%) Automated Testing
10 59 (10.44%) E-Commerce
11 48 (8.50%) Unit Testing
12 46 (8.14%) Kanban
13 37 (6.55%) Test Automation
14 35 (6.19%) User Stories
15 33 (5.84%) Test Scripting
16 32 (5.66%) OOP
17 27 (4.78%) Change Control
17 27 (4.78%) Responsive Web Design
18 21 (3.72%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 245 (43.36%) JavaScript
2 215 (38.05%) Java
3 202 (35.75%) C#
4 88 (15.58%) SQL
5 34 (6.02%) Python
6 33 (5.84%) PHP
7 29 (5.13%) Objective-C
8 24 (4.25%) C++
9 20 (3.54%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 17 (3.01%) Ruby
12 16 (2.83%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.12%) Groovy
13 12 (2.12%) Scala
14 10 (1.77%) C
15 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.42%) XPath
15 8 (1.42%) PHP5
15 8 (1.42%) XQuery
16 7 (1.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.19%) Degree
3 14 (2.48%) ISEB
4 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.12%) VirtualBox
2 8 (1.42%) Docker
3 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Varnish
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) HDFS
5 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (4.96%) Puppet
2 17 (3.01%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.71%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.71%) logstash
5 3 (0.53%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.35%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) Kibana
7 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 63 (11.15%) Oracle
2 56 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.77%) Apple
4 8 (1.42%) VMware
4 8 (1.42%) Apigee
5 6 (1.06%) WSO2
5 6 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.06%) Adobe
6 5 (0.88%) IBM
6 5 (0.88%) SAP
6 5 (0.88%) Twitter
7 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.71%) BEA
7 4 (0.71%) MetaSolv
7 4 (0.71%) Cramer
7 4 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.53%) webMethods
8 3 (0.53%) Software AG
9 2 (0.35%) HP
9 2 (0.35%) Cisco
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