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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 42 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing TDD 338 394 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.06% 3.99% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 5.00% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 305 204
Median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £50.00 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
6804 7879 7079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.76% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4173 4831 3969
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 £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 267 274
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -5 71 £413 +3.12% 29
Oxfordshire -18 60 £450 +5.88% 14
Surrey -3 46 £400 +0.25% 17
Hampshire -5 38 £425 +19.71% 31
East Sussex +22 31 £450 +32.35% 10
West Sussex +6 29 £475 +35.71% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 23 £381 -4.68% 15
Kent +3 16 £450 +33.33% 10
Middlesex +12 14 £438 +5.42%
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 482 (74.04%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (46.85%) Java
3 249 (38.25%) Scrum
4 245 (37.63%) JavaScript
5 242 (37.17%) BDD
6 204 (31.34%) HTML
7 186 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 185 (28.42%) Web Services
9 168 (25.81%) C#
10 161 (24.73%) CSS
11 158 (24.27%) .NET
12 156 (23.96%) AngularJS
13 154 (23.66%) Spring
14 148 (22.73%) MVC
15 133 (20.43%) REST
16 130 (19.97%) Git (software)
17 124 (19.05%) Kanban
18 108 (16.59%) Software Engineering
18 108 (16.59%) HTML5
19 102 (15.67%) Web Development
20 101 (15.51%) SQL
20 101 (15.51%) Linux
21 98 (15.05%) Node.js
22 95 (14.59%) RESTful
23 89 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
23 89 (13.67%) jQuery
24 87 (13.36%) Pair Programming
24 87 (13.36%) JUnit
25 86 (13.21%) Selenium
26 82 (12.60%) NoSQL

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 54 (8.29%) Tomcat
2 35 (5.38%) Confluence
3 34 (5.22%) JBoss
4 33 (5.07%) Cloud Foundry
5 32 (4.92%) WebLogic
6 30 (4.61%) WebSphere
7 28 (4.30%) IIS
8 26 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (3.53%) Apache Spark
10 22 (3.38%) Apache
11 20 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (2.30%) OpenStack
13 14 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (2.00%) SharePoint
15 10 (1.54%) Apache Solr
16 8 (1.23%) CMS
16 8 (1.23%) nginx
17 7 (1.08%) Jetty
18 5 (0.77%) GemFire
18 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.92%) Magento
2 8 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 89 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.99%) PaaS
4 22 (3.38%) Amazon SQS
5 21 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 20 (3.07%) Heroku
7 9 (1.38%) GitHub
8 7 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.77%) Google Play
11 4 (0.61%) SaaS
12 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.84%) HTTP
2 15 (2.30%) DVB
3 11 (1.69%) DNS
3 11 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.92%) AMQP
5 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.46%) Firewall
6 3 (0.46%) Network Security
6 3 (0.46%) SAN
7 2 (0.31%) Internet
7 2 (0.31%) SNMP
7 2 (0.31%) WebEx
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.60%) NoSQL
2 76 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 39 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 28 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (4.15%) Big Data
6 25 (3.84%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.69%) MySQL
8 23 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (3.38%) Apache Hive
9 22 (3.38%) HBase
10 17 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.61%) Redis
11 16 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (2.30%) Relational Database
13 13 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.92%) Cloudera CDH
15 6 (0.92%) Impala
Development Applications
1 130 (19.97%) Git (software)
2 87 (13.36%) JUnit
3 86 (13.21%) Selenium
4 78 (11.98%) Jenkins
5 65 (9.98%) Cucumber
6 64 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (8.76%) JIRA
8 43 (6.61%) Maven
9 41 (6.30%) Gradle
10 39 (5.99%) WebDriver
11 30 (4.61%) Visual Studio
12 27 (4.15%) SpecFlow
12 27 (4.15%) Subversion
13 24 (3.69%) NUnit
13 24 (3.69%) SoapUI
14 21 (3.23%) Ant
14 21 (3.23%) Hudson
14 21 (3.23%) Mockito
14 21 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (2.76%) JMeter
General
1 78 (11.98%) Finance
2 42 (6.45%) Publishing
3 20 (3.07%) Retail
4 11 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.38%) Banking
5 9 (1.38%) Games
6 4 (0.61%) Back Office
6 4 (0.61%) Military
7 3 (0.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.31%) Advertising
8 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Front Office
9 1 (0.15%) Law
9 1 (0.15%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 463 (71.12%) Developer
2 164 (25.19%) Java Developer
3 92 (14.13%) .NET Developer
4 81 (12.44%) Agile Developer
5 72 (11.06%) C# Developer
6 66 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 64 (9.83%) JavaScript Developer
8 58 (8.91%) Software Engineer
9 44 (6.76%) Agile Java Developer
9 44 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 43 (6.61%) Java Engineer
11 42 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (6.14%) AWS Developer
12 40 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 39 (5.99%) Analyst
14 31 (4.76%) Web Developer
15 29 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 27 (4.15%) HTML Developer
16 27 (4.15%) PHP Developer
17 26 (3.99%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (31.34%) HTML
2 185 (28.42%) Web Services
3 161 (24.73%) CSS
4 158 (24.27%) .NET
5 156 (23.96%) AngularJS
6 154 (23.66%) Spring
7 133 (20.43%) REST
8 108 (16.59%) HTML5
9 98 (15.05%) Node.js
10 95 (14.59%) RESTful
11 89 (13.67%) jQuery
12 81 (12.44%) JSON
13 79 (12.14%) CSS3
14 76 (11.67%) ASP.NET
15 72 (11.06%) XML
16 61 (9.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 56 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (7.83%) Sass
19 50 (7.68%) .NET Framework
19 50 (7.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.22%) Computer Science
2 22 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (2.46%) User Experience
4 15 (2.30%) MPEG
5 14 (2.15%) Digital TV
5 14 (2.15%) STB
6 13 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.69%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.77%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.77%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.61%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.46%) FMCG
12 3 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.51%) Linux
2 40 (6.14%) Windows
3 27 (4.15%) Unix
4 17 (2.61%) Android
5 14 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.61%) CentOS
7 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.31%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) VMS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (74.04%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (38.25%) Scrum
3 242 (37.17%) BDD
4 186 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (22.73%) MVC
6 124 (19.05%) Kanban
7 108 (16.59%) Software Engineering
8 102 (15.67%) Web Development
9 87 (13.36%) Pair Programming
10 77 (11.83%) Open Source
11 70 (10.75%) User Stories
12 65 (9.98%) E-Commerce
13 54 (8.29%) Front End Development
14 49 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 48 (7.37%) SOLID
16 46 (7.07%) DevOps
17 45 (6.91%) SOA
18 40 (6.14%) OO
18 40 (6.14%) Unit Testing
19 38 (5.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 305 (46.85%) Java
2 245 (37.63%) JavaScript
3 168 (25.81%) C#
4 101 (15.51%) SQL
5 75 (11.52%) Scala
6 49 (7.53%) Ruby
7 47 (7.22%) Python
8 42 (6.45%) PHP
9 41 (6.30%) C++
10 27 (4.15%) T-SQL
11 26 (3.99%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.84%) Go
13 20 (3.07%) C
13 20 (3.07%) Groovy
14 15 (2.30%) TypeScript
15 14 (2.15%) VB
16 13 (2.00%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.23%) Perl
18 6 (0.92%) Apple Swift
19 5 (0.77%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.14%) Degree
4 27 (4.15%) ISEB
5 20 (3.07%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.99%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.61%) SDET
4 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.31%) MISRA
4 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (4.92%) Docker
2 20 (3.07%) vSphere
3 5 (0.77%) HDFS
4 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.61%) Ansible
4 3 (0.46%) Nagios
4 3 (0.46%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Packer
6 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.22%) Oracle
3 15 (2.30%) Atlassian
3 15 (2.30%) Rally
4 13 (2.00%) hybris
5 12 (1.84%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.23%) BMC
6 8 (1.23%) Remedy
7 6 (0.92%) Cloudera
7 6 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.77%) Apple
9 4 (0.61%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.61%) Google
9 4 (0.61%) HP
9 4 (0.61%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.46%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.46%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.46%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.46%) Zend
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