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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 292 179 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.15% 2.13% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 2.95% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 100 108
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £288 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 20
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
6951 6060 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 72.15% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3847 3182 2680
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 257 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +32 84 £375 - 43
Berkshire +44 74 £365 -6.41% 49
Buckinghamshire -12 43 £413 +3.12% 16
Oxfordshire +3 29 £475 +47.28% 26
Surrey -14 29 £400 +6.66% 29
East Sussex -3 14 £305 +1.66% 11
Kent -21 7 £325 -13.33% 17
Middlesex - 3 £505 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £425 - 13
Sussex +3 1 £413 +3.12%
Isle of Wight - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 460 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (42.50%) Scrum
3 240 (42.33%) JavaScript
4 218 (38.45%) Java
5 207 (36.51%) C#
6 202 (35.63%) .NET
7 197 (34.74%) BDD
8 190 (33.51%) HTML
9 186 (32.80%) MVC
10 181 (31.92%) Web Services
11 173 (30.51%) CSS
12 142 (25.04%) Continuous Integration
13 132 (23.28%) OO
14 118 (20.81%) jQuery
15 113 (19.93%) SQL
16 112 (19.75%) RESTful
17 105 (18.52%) XML
18 101 (17.81%) AngularJS
19 99 (17.46%) ASP.NET
20 96 (16.93%) Spring
21 92 (16.23%) WCF
22 90 (15.87%) SQL Server
23 89 (15.70%) JSON
24 84 (14.81%) HTML5
25 83 (14.64%) Selenium
26 81 (14.29%) SOA
27 80 (14.11%) Oracle
27 80 (14.11%) .NET Framework
27 80 (14.11%) Git (software)
28 78 (13.76%) SOAP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 43 (7.58%) Node.js
2 40 (7.05%) Tomcat
3 39 (6.88%) Apache
4 33 (5.82%) WebLogic
5 18 (3.17%) CMS
6 17 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.47%) JBoss
9 12 (2.12%) Kentico
10 10 (1.76%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.88%) LiveCycle
13 5 (0.88%) Confluence
14 4 (0.71%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.53%) Liferay
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.35%) IIS
16 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) FastStats
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.76%) Magento
3 7 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (4.06%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.88%) SaaS
6 5 (0.88%) GitHub
7 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.99%) Internet
2 33 (5.82%) HTTP
3 7 (1.23%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.23%) MPLS
3 7 (1.23%) SDH
4 5 (0.88%) Firewall
5 3 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.18%) RTP
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 33 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 32 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.41%) MySQL
7 20 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.76%) Big Data
10 10 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.06%) Hazelcast
13 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 83 (14.64%) Selenium
2 80 (14.11%) Git (software)
3 74 (13.05%) Jenkins
4 71 (12.52%) Subversion
5 67 (11.82%) JUnit
6 59 (10.41%) Cucumber
7 44 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 44 (7.76%) Maven
8 42 (7.41%) Mockito
9 39 (6.88%) Visual Studio
10 36 (6.35%) NUnit
11 29 (5.11%) Eclipse
11 29 (5.11%) QUnit
12 26 (4.59%) Jasmine
13 25 (4.41%) WebDriver
14 24 (4.23%) Grunt
14 24 (4.23%) JIRA
15 14 (2.47%) Ant
15 14 (2.47%) TeamCity
16 13 (2.29%) JMeter
General
1 74 (13.05%) Finance
2 27 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.06%) Marketing
3 23 (4.06%) Publishing
4 9 (1.59%) Banking
5 7 (1.23%) Games
5 7 (1.23%) Electronics
5 7 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.06%) Retail
7 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 434 (76.54%) Developer
2 118 (20.81%) Java Developer
3 105 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 70 (12.35%) C# Developer
5 52 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 28 (4.94%) Analyst
9 25 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
10 22 (3.88%) Architect
10 22 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (3.53%) iOS Developer
11 20 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (3.35%) Agile Java Developer
12 19 (3.35%) PHP Developer
12 19 (3.35%) Web Developer
13 17 (3.00%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (2.65%) Agile .NET Developer
15 15 (2.65%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (35.63%) .NET
2 190 (33.51%) HTML
3 181 (31.92%) Web Services
4 173 (30.51%) CSS
5 118 (20.81%) jQuery
6 112 (19.75%) RESTful
7 105 (18.52%) XML
8 101 (17.81%) AngularJS
9 99 (17.46%) ASP.NET
10 96 (16.93%) Spring
11 92 (16.23%) WCF
12 89 (15.70%) JSON
13 84 (14.81%) HTML5
14 80 (14.11%) .NET Framework
15 78 (13.76%) SOAP
16 70 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 65 (11.46%) REST
18 61 (10.76%) Ajax
19 57 (10.05%) CSS3
20 49 (8.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.47%) Open Source
2 34 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 33 (5.82%) User Experience
4 20 (3.53%) iPhone
4 20 (3.53%) iPad
5 18 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.82%) Digital Media
6 16 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.47%) GIS
8 12 (2.12%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.94%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (1.41%) EPoS
12 7 (1.23%) DTV
13 6 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.06%) Web 2.0
14 5 (0.88%) Wiki
14 5 (0.88%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.71%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.23%) Linux
2 33 (5.82%) Windows
3 25 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 25 (4.41%) UNIX
4 10 (1.76%) Android
5 8 (1.41%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.53%) Solaris
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) VMS
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (42.50%) Scrum
3 197 (34.74%) BDD
4 186 (32.80%) MVC
5 142 (25.04%) Continuous Integration
6 132 (23.28%) OO
7 81 (14.29%) SOA
8 67 (11.82%) Software Engineering
9 58 (10.23%) Kanban
10 45 (7.94%) Web Development
11 44 (7.76%) Automated Testing
12 43 (7.58%) Test Automation
12 43 (7.58%) Unit Testing
13 41 (7.23%) E-Commerce
14 34 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 33 (5.82%) OOP
16 28 (4.94%) User Stories
17 26 (4.59%) Waterfall
18 23 (4.06%) iOS Development
19 21 (3.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 240 (42.33%) JavaScript
2 218 (38.45%) Java
3 207 (36.51%) C#
4 113 (19.93%) SQL
5 40 (7.05%) PHP
6 28 (4.94%) PL/SQL
7 27 (4.76%) Python
8 25 (4.41%) Objective-C
9 20 (3.53%) Scala
10 18 (3.17%) Groovy
11 17 (3.00%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.12%) Ruby
13 11 (1.94%) C++
14 10 (1.76%) XQuery
14 10 (1.76%) XPath
15 9 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.59%) C
16 8 (1.41%) XAML
16 8 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (3.35%) Degree
2 16 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.59%) ISEB
4 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.35%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (3.00%) VirtualBox
2 14 (2.47%) Docker
3 6 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) vSphere
5 2 (0.35%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (4.94%) Puppet
2 19 (3.35%) Vagrant
3 12 (2.12%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.71%) logstash
5 4 (0.71%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.53%) SCCM
6 3 (0.53%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.53%) Ansible
6 3 (0.53%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.18%) Salt
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 80 (14.11%) Oracle
2 63 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.53%) Apple
4 15 (2.65%) Twitter
5 12 (2.12%) Google
6 7 (1.23%) Adobe
6 7 (1.23%) BEA
6 7 (1.23%) SAP
6 7 (1.23%) Cramer
6 7 (1.23%) VMware
6 7 (1.23%) MetaSolv
7 6 (1.06%) Facebook
7 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.88%) Zend
9 4 (0.71%) webMethods
9 4 (0.71%) Software AG
10 3 (0.53%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (0.53%) WSO2
11 2 (0.35%) Demandware
11 2 (0.35%) ATG
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