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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 70 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 240 187 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 2.11% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.90% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 121 124
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +52.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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
6921 6450 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.31% 72.82% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3972 3564 3024
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 240
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 58 £375 +19.04% 36
Berkshire +18 42 £400 +14.28% 18
Oxfordshire +11 36 £400 +14.28% 26
Surrey +4 31 £394 +5.00% 19
Buckinghamshire -17 23 £400 +5.26% 10
West Sussex -1 21 £438 +52.17% 7
Kent -1 19 £338 -15.09% 12
East Sussex -10 7 £375 - 9
Middlesex +1 3 - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 443 (76.38%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (46.90%) JavaScript
3 252 (43.45%) Scrum
4 229 (39.48%) C#
5 227 (39.14%) .NET
6 219 (37.76%) HTML
7 197 (33.97%) Java
8 191 (32.93%) BDD
9 185 (31.90%) CSS
10 178 (30.69%) MVC
11 175 (30.17%) Web Services
12 136 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
13 131 (22.59%) jQuery
14 122 (21.03%) OO
15 119 (20.52%) AngularJS
16 118 (20.34%) ASP.NET
17 106 (18.28%) Git (software)
18 104 (17.93%) HTML5
19 103 (17.76%) Linux
20 102 (17.59%) Selenium
21 101 (17.41%) RESTful
22 93 (16.03%) Software Engineering
23 90 (15.52%) Jenkins
24 87 (15.00%) Spring
24 87 (15.00%) SQL Server
25 82 (14.14%) JUnit
26 80 (13.79%) Subversion
26 80 (13.79%) SQL
27 78 (13.45%) Cucumber
28 76 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 39 (6.72%) Node.js
2 37 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 37 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 33 (5.69%) Apache
4 27 (4.66%) WebSphere
5 25 (4.31%) CMS
6 22 (3.79%) JBoss
7 17 (2.93%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.41%) Kentico
9 10 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.03%) Confluence
12 5 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.86%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.52%) Commerce Server
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Magento
2 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.59%) Amazon S3
3 11 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.21%) SaaS
7 4 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.28%) Internet
2 21 (3.62%) HTTP
3 4 (0.69%) Firewall
3 4 (0.69%) AMQP
4 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.17%) MPLS
6 1 (0.17%) L2TP
6 1 (0.17%) RTP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.03%) NoSQL
3 24 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (3.97%) Big Data
5 20 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.10%) MySQL
7 16 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.24%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.21%) DB2
13 6 (1.03%) UniData
13 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 106 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 102 (17.59%) Selenium
3 90 (15.52%) Jenkins
4 82 (14.14%) JUnit
5 80 (13.79%) Subversion
6 78 (13.45%) Cucumber
7 44 (7.59%) NUnit
8 37 (6.38%) Maven
9 36 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (5.86%) Mockito
11 33 (5.69%) Visual Studio
12 28 (4.83%) WebDriver
13 20 (3.45%) Eclipse
14 19 (3.28%) JIRA
14 19 (3.28%) TeamCity
14 19 (3.28%) Ant
15 16 (2.76%) Jasmine
15 16 (2.76%) Gerrit
16 11 (1.90%) StyleCop
17 9 (1.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 69 (11.90%) Finance
2 17 (2.93%) Retail
3 14 (2.41%) Games
3 14 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.24%) Publishing
5 12 (2.07%) Marketing
6 9 (1.55%) Banking
7 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.69%) Electronics
8 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 413 (71.21%) Developer
2 116 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 103 (17.76%) Java Developer
4 82 (14.14%) C# Developer
5 57 (9.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (8.62%) Analyst
7 47 (8.10%) Senior Developer
8 38 (6.55%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.69%) Test Analyst
9 33 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (4.66%) Architect
13 23 (3.97%) Web Developer
14 22 (3.79%) iOS Developer
15 17 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
15 17 (2.93%) PHP Developer
16 15 (2.59%) Agile Java Developer
16 15 (2.59%) Lead Developer
17 13 (2.24%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (39.14%) .NET
2 219 (37.76%) HTML
3 185 (31.90%) CSS
4 175 (30.17%) Web Services
5 131 (22.59%) jQuery
6 119 (20.52%) AngularJS
7 118 (20.34%) ASP.NET
8 104 (17.93%) HTML5
9 101 (17.41%) RESTful
10 87 (15.00%) Spring
11 76 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (12.41%) .NET Framework
13 71 (12.24%) XML
14 68 (11.72%) SOAP
14 68 (11.72%) WCF
15 67 (11.55%) CSS3
16 61 (10.52%) JSON
17 53 (9.14%) REST
18 52 (8.97%) Hibernate
19 47 (8.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.34%) Mobile App
2 29 (5.00%) User Experience
3 19 (3.28%) iPhone
4 16 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.55%) Online Games
8 8 (1.38%) iPad
9 7 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.69%) DTV
11 4 (0.69%) GIS
11 4 (0.69%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.69%) Social Media
11 4 (0.69%) Blog
12 3 (0.52%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.34%) EPoS
13 2 (0.34%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 103 (17.76%) Linux
2 36 (6.21%) UNIX
3 32 (5.52%) Apple iOS
4 27 (4.66%) Windows
5 19 (3.28%) Android
6 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.52%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (76.38%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (43.45%) Scrum
3 191 (32.93%) BDD
4 178 (30.69%) MVC
5 136 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
6 122 (21.03%) OO
7 93 (16.03%) Software Engineering
8 74 (12.76%) Automated Testing
9 68 (11.72%) SOA
10 66 (11.38%) Web Development
11 59 (10.17%) E-Commerce
12 52 (8.97%) Open Source
13 48 (8.28%) Unit Testing
14 43 (7.41%) OOP
14 43 (7.41%) Kanban
15 40 (6.90%) User Stories
16 36 (6.21%) Test Automation
17 29 (5.00%) Test Scripting
18 28 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 27 (4.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 272 (46.90%) JavaScript
2 229 (39.48%) C#
3 197 (33.97%) Java
4 80 (13.79%) SQL
5 33 (5.69%) Python
6 32 (5.52%) PHP
7 29 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 24 (4.14%) C++
9 18 (3.10%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.10%) Ruby
10 16 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.24%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.55%) C
14 8 (1.38%) Scala
14 8 (1.38%) Groovy
15 5 (0.86%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.86%) VBScript
16 4 (0.69%) VB
16 4 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.76%) Degree
3 11 (1.90%) ISEB
4 8 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.03%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.69%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (3.97%) Puppet
2 10 (1.72%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.52%) Oracle
3 12 (2.07%) Apple
4 10 (1.72%) WSO2
5 8 (1.38%) Apigee
6 7 (1.21%) IBM
7 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.03%) Adobe
7 6 (1.03%) Twitter
8 5 (0.86%) Google
8 5 (0.86%) Zend
9 4 (0.69%) SAP
9 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.69%) VMware
9 4 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.52%) webMethods
10 3 (0.52%) CODA
10 3 (0.52%) Software AG
10 3 (0.52%) HP
11 2 (0.34%) Sybase
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day - 12 MONTH CONTRACT
Posted: 4 days ago
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Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
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Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
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Rate: Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
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Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Oxfordshire
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Rate: £45 - £50 per day + competitive
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Milton Keynes
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Rate: Competitive
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