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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 75 93
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +18
Contract jobs citing TDD 321 228 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.52% 2.48% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 3.15% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 156 123
Median daily rate £400 £396 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -24.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-0.49% -28.57%
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
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +7 50 £400 - 24
Surrey -1 45 £400 +6.66% 33
Kent +5 40 £563 +66.66% 9
East Sussex +28 37 £438 +16.66% 7
Hampshire -15 37 £360 -4.00% 29
West Sussex -18 34 £450 +2.85% 8
Buckinghamshire +26 31 £325 -13.33% 8
Oxfordshire +6 31 £475 +18.75% 22
Middlesex -2 9 £374 -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 471 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 241 (38.25%) HTML
4 235 (37.30%) Java
5 211 (33.49%) BDD
6 201 (31.90%) Scrum
7 195 (30.95%) C#
8 189 (30.00%) CSS
9 179 (28.41%) .NET
10 154 (24.44%) MVC
11 149 (23.65%) HTML5
12 148 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (23.17%) AngularJS
14 140 (22.22%) SQL
15 138 (21.90%) Software Engineering
16 125 (19.84%) Web Services
17 122 (19.37%) REST
18 116 (18.41%) Spring
19 114 (18.10%) NoSQL
20 107 (16.98%) jQuery
21 99 (15.71%) Linux
22 96 (15.24%) Web Development
22 96 (15.24%) Git (software)
23 90 (14.29%) ASP.NET
24 89 (14.13%) SQL Server
25 80 (12.70%) Node.js
26 79 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
27 78 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
28 77 (12.22%) CSS3
28 77 (12.22%) ASP.NET Web API

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 80 (12.70%) Node.js
2 35 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (4.60%) OpenStack
3 29 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.29%) IIS
5 19 (3.02%) Confluence
6 18 (2.86%) JBoss
7 17 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.43%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.95%) CMS
10 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.79%) Apache
11 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.63%) WordPress
13 3 (0.48%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 78 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.56%) PaaS
4 25 (3.97%) Heroku
5 15 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.90%) SaaS
7 7 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.11%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.11%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.79%) GitHub
9 5 (0.79%) IaaS
10 4 (0.63%) Google Play
11 2 (0.32%) Force.com
12 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.35%) HTTP
2 31 (4.92%) DVB
3 10 (1.59%) Internet
4 7 (1.11%) AMQP
4 7 (1.11%) Intranet
5 4 (0.63%) Network Security
6 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.32%) DNS
7 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.32%) SNMP
8 1 (0.16%) Broadband
8 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.16%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (18.10%) NoSQL
2 89 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 45 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 43 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.17%) MySQL
6 20 (3.17%) Redis
7 13 (2.06%) Big Data
7 13 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.59%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.95%) Riak
10 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.79%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.79%) HBase
11 5 (0.79%) Impala
Development Applications
1 96 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 64 (10.16%) Jenkins
3 46 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (6.67%) JUnit
5 41 (6.51%) Selenium
6 40 (6.35%) Subversion
7 38 (6.03%) Cucumber
8 31 (4.92%) JIRA
8 31 (4.92%) Maven
9 24 (3.81%) Gradle
9 24 (3.81%) WebDriver
10 23 (3.65%) Visual Studio
11 21 (3.33%) Ant
11 21 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (3.02%) SpecFlow
13 16 (2.54%) NUnit
13 16 (2.54%) SoapUI
14 15 (2.38%) TeamCity
15 13 (2.06%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.90%) Hudson
General
1 62 (9.84%) Finance
2 33 (5.24%) Publishing
3 17 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.38%) Banking
5 12 (1.90%) Retail
6 5 (0.79%) Games
7 3 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.32%) Advertising
8 2 (0.32%) Avionics
8 2 (0.32%) Military
9 1 (0.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 447 (70.95%) Developer
2 136 (21.59%) Java Developer
3 119 (18.89%) .NET Developer
4 101 (16.03%) C# Developer
5 85 (13.49%) Senior Developer
6 81 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 76 (12.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 64 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 61 (9.68%) Agile Developer
10 60 (9.52%) Software Engineer
11 45 (7.14%) Web Developer
12 40 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
13 38 (6.03%) PHP Developer
14 37 (5.87%) Angular Developer
15 36 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 35 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
17 34 (5.40%) HTML Developer
17 34 (5.40%) Java Engineer
18 33 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
19 31 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (38.25%) HTML
2 189 (30.00%) CSS
3 179 (28.41%) .NET
4 149 (23.65%) HTML5
5 146 (23.17%) AngularJS
6 125 (19.84%) Web Services
7 122 (19.37%) REST
8 116 (18.41%) Spring
9 107 (16.98%) jQuery
10 90 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 79 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (12.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 77 (12.22%) CSS3
13 75 (11.90%) RESTful
14 59 (9.37%) JSON
15 51 (8.10%) .NET Framework
15 51 (8.10%) Entity Framework
15 51 (8.10%) SOAP
16 42 (6.67%) XML
17 41 (6.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.83%) User Experience
2 33 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.76%) DTV
3 30 (4.76%) MPEG
3 30 (4.76%) STB
4 21 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.75%) Fintech
7 8 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.79%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.79%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.63%) Animation
11 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.63%) NHS
11 4 (0.63%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.63%) W3C
12 3 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 99 (15.71%) Linux
2 56 (8.89%) Windows
3 19 (3.02%) Unix
4 17 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.38%) Android
6 15 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.48%) CentOS
7 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (33.49%) BDD
3 201 (31.90%) Scrum
4 154 (24.44%) MVC
5 148 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
6 138 (21.90%) Software Engineering
7 96 (15.24%) Web Development
8 73 (11.59%) SOA
9 66 (10.48%) E-Commerce
10 64 (10.16%) Kanban
11 60 (9.52%) DevOps
12 53 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 51 (8.10%) OO
13 51 (8.10%) User Stories
14 50 (7.94%) Unit Testing
15 48 (7.62%) Pair Programming
16 47 (7.46%) SDLC
16 47 (7.46%) SOLID
17 43 (6.83%) Waterfall
18 41 (6.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 259 (41.11%) JavaScript
2 235 (37.30%) Java
3 195 (30.95%) C#
4 140 (22.22%) SQL
5 50 (7.94%) PHP
5 50 (7.94%) Ruby
6 48 (7.62%) C++
7 41 (6.51%) C
7 41 (6.51%) Python
8 30 (4.76%) Scala
9 27 (4.29%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.97%) Go
11 17 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.75%) Groovy
13 10 (1.59%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.27%) Embedded C++
15 6 (0.95%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.79%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (5.56%) Degree
2 30 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.49%) ISEB
5 19 (3.02%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) MCITP
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.92%) QA
2 6 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) SDET
5 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (4.29%) Docker
2 25 (3.97%) vSphere
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.27%) Puppet
4 3 (0.48%) Ansible
4 3 (0.48%) Nagios
5 2 (0.32%) logstash
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) SELinux
6 1 (0.16%) Packer
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.19%) Oracle
3 25 (3.97%) Red Hat
4 15 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.90%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.75%) Google
6 11 (1.75%) Zend
7 10 (1.59%) HP
7 10 (1.59%) Rally
8 8 (1.27%) Adobe
9 5 (0.79%) Apple
9 5 (0.79%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.79%) Pega
10 4 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.63%) ForgeRock
10 4 (0.63%) VMware
11 3 (0.48%) RedGate
11 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.48%) Telerik
11 3 (0.48%) Xamarin
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