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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 314 332 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.56% 3.52% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 4.43% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 225 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -15.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
7099 7500 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.51% 79.47% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4345 4345 3834
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 251 261
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.82 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 55 £400 - 27
Surrey -7 46 £400 - 34
Oxfordshire -7 40 £475 +18.38% 22
East Sussex +28 35 £488 +36.84% 11
West Sussex -5 35 £450 +2.85% 10
Hampshire -24 33 £360 -4.00% 32
Buckinghamshire +7 30 £350 -17.64% 12
Kent -6 18 £750 +122.22% 8
Middlesex -1 8 £360 - 1
Sussex - 3 £475 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (74.84%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (40.22%) JavaScript
3 253 (39.29%) Java
4 234 (36.34%) HTML
5 223 (34.63%) BDD
6 222 (34.47%) Scrum
7 192 (29.81%) C#
8 185 (28.73%) CSS
9 174 (27.02%) .NET
10 158 (24.53%) MVC
10 158 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
11 140 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 137 (21.27%) HTML5
13 136 (21.12%) AngularJS
14 135 (20.96%) SQL
15 131 (20.34%) Web Services
16 121 (18.79%) Spring
16 121 (18.79%) REST
17 106 (16.46%) NoSQL
18 105 (16.30%) jQuery
19 102 (15.84%) Linux
20 99 (15.37%) Git (software)
21 92 (14.29%) Web Development
22 91 (14.13%) ASP.NET
23 85 (13.20%) ASP.NET MVC
24 84 (13.04%) Kanban
25 81 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
26 79 (12.27%) SQL Server
26 79 (12.27%) Node.js
27 77 (11.96%) CSS3

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 36 (5.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 28 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 28 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.19%) IIS
4 23 (3.57%) Confluence
5 21 (3.26%) JBoss
6 19 (2.95%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.24%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.78%) CMS
14 4 (0.62%) Apache
14 4 (0.62%) WordPress
15 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
16 2 (0.31%) nginx
17 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.33%) Magento
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.43%) PaaS
4 25 (3.88%) Heroku
5 12 (1.86%) SaaS
6 9 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.24%) Google Play
8 7 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.78%) GitHub
10 5 (0.78%) IaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Force.com
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.28%) HTTP
2 28 (4.35%) DVB
3 10 (1.55%) Internet
4 7 (1.09%) AMQP
5 4 (0.62%) DNS
5 4 (0.62%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.62%) Network Security
6 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.31%) SNMP
8 1 (0.16%) Broadband
8 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.16%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) LTE
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (16.46%) NoSQL
2 79 (12.27%) SQL Server
3 43 (6.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.66%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.11%) Redis
7 19 (2.95%) MySQL
8 15 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.02%) Big Data
9 13 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.24%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.24%) HBase
12 6 (0.93%) Cloudera CDH
12 6 (0.93%) Impala
12 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.62%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 99 (15.37%) Git (software)
2 69 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 53 (8.23%) JUnit
4 52 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (7.45%) Selenium
6 43 (6.68%) Cucumber
7 35 (5.43%) JIRA
8 33 (5.12%) Subversion
9 30 (4.66%) Maven
10 29 (4.50%) WebDriver
11 27 (4.19%) Gradle
12 25 (3.88%) SpecFlow
12 25 (3.88%) Visual Studio
13 20 (3.11%) Ant
13 20 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (2.95%) NUnit
14 19 (2.95%) SoapUI
15 15 (2.33%) Hudson
15 15 (2.33%) TeamCity
16 13 (2.02%) Mockito
General
1 65 (10.09%) Finance
2 36 (5.59%) Publishing
3 16 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.33%) Banking
5 12 (1.86%) Retail
6 7 (1.09%) Games
7 3 (0.47%) Military
8 2 (0.31%) Advertising
8 2 (0.31%) Avionics
8 2 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 458 (71.12%) Developer
2 139 (21.58%) Java Developer
3 116 (18.01%) .NET Developer
4 98 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 78 (12.11%) Senior Developer
6 77 (11.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 72 (11.18%) Agile Developer
8 69 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 64 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 61 (9.47%) Software Engineer
11 44 (6.83%) Agile Java Developer
12 42 (6.52%) Web Developer
13 38 (5.90%) PHP Developer
14 35 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 35 (5.43%) Java Engineer
15 33 (5.12%) Angular Developer
16 32 (4.97%) HTML Developer
16 32 (4.97%) Senior .NET Developer
17 31 (4.81%) HTML CSS Developer
18 29 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (36.34%) HTML
2 185 (28.73%) CSS
3 174 (27.02%) .NET
4 137 (21.27%) HTML5
5 136 (21.12%) AngularJS
6 131 (20.34%) Web Services
7 121 (18.79%) REST
7 121 (18.79%) Spring
8 105 (16.30%) jQuery
9 91 (14.13%) ASP.NET
10 85 (13.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 79 (12.27%) Node.js
12 77 (11.96%) CSS3
13 75 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 68 (10.56%) RESTful
15 66 (10.25%) JSON
16 56 (8.70%) Entity Framework
17 55 (8.54%) .NET Framework
18 48 (7.45%) XML
19 47 (7.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.37%) User Experience
2 31 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.19%) DTV
3 27 (4.19%) MPEG
3 27 (4.19%) STB
4 24 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.09%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.78%) Blockchain
9 5 (0.78%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.78%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.78%) Fintech
10 4 (0.62%) Animation
10 4 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.62%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 102 (15.84%) Linux
2 52 (8.07%) Windows
3 23 (3.57%) Unix
4 20 (3.11%) Android
5 14 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.62%) CentOS
8 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (74.84%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (34.63%) BDD
3 222 (34.47%) Scrum
4 158 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 158 (24.53%) MVC
5 140 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 92 (14.29%) Web Development
7 84 (13.04%) Kanban
8 76 (11.80%) E-Commerce
9 70 (10.87%) SOA
10 63 (9.78%) DevOps
11 59 (9.16%) Pair Programming
12 54 (8.39%) User Stories
13 53 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 50 (7.76%) SOLID
15 49 (7.61%) OO
16 47 (7.30%) Open Source
16 47 (7.30%) Waterfall
17 46 (7.14%) Unit Testing
18 45 (6.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 259 (40.22%) JavaScript
2 253 (39.29%) Java
3 192 (29.81%) C#
4 135 (20.96%) SQL
5 53 (8.23%) Ruby
6 51 (7.92%) Python
7 48 (7.45%) C++
7 48 (7.45%) PHP
8 39 (6.06%) Scala
9 38 (5.90%) C
10 30 (4.66%) Go
11 28 (4.35%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.11%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.17%) Groovy
14 8 (1.24%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.24%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.93%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.12%) Degree
3 30 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.88%) ISEB
5 22 (3.42%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) MCITP
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.43%) QA
2 7 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.47%) SDET
4 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (4.50%) Docker
2 26 (4.04%) vSphere
3 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.24%) Puppet
4 3 (0.47%) Ansible
4 3 (0.47%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) logstash
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) SELinux
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Packer
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.06%) Oracle
3 18 (2.80%) Red Hat
4 15 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.02%) Rally
6 11 (1.71%) Zend
7 10 (1.55%) HP
8 8 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.09%) hybris
10 6 (0.93%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.78%) Apple
11 5 (0.78%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.78%) Google
11 5 (0.78%) Pega
12 4 (0.62%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.62%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.62%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.62%) VMware
13 3 (0.47%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.47%) Xamarin
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Posted: 3 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: £500 - £575 per day
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Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £450 - £490 per day
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Surrey
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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