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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 350 284 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.52% 3.00% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 3.76% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 221 164
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -6.41%
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
6198 7544 7563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.10% 79.73% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3669 4446 4233
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 317 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +26 75 £413 +6.45% 18
Oxfordshire +17 64 £466 +6.51% 19
Surrey +31 54 £425 - 22
Hampshire +32 52 £450 +20.00% 33
Buckinghamshire +26 30 £450 +5.88% 11
Kent +13 29 £425 +25.92% 17
West Sussex +4 26 £475 -9.52% 8
East Sussex -12 10 £363 -7.93% 12
Middlesex -3 5 £348 -0.71% 7
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 532 (80.48%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (46.14%) Java
3 274 (41.45%) BDD
4 262 (39.64%) Scrum
5 228 (34.49%) JavaScript
6 211 (31.92%) Continuous Integration
7 191 (28.90%) HTML
8 176 (26.63%) C#
9 174 (26.32%) Web Services
10 171 (25.87%) CSS
11 158 (23.90%) .NET
12 156 (23.60%) Git (software)
13 148 (22.39%) Spring
14 146 (22.09%) AngularJS
15 138 (20.88%) MVC
16 127 (19.21%) Kanban
17 117 (17.70%) SQL
18 114 (17.25%) RESTful
19 112 (16.94%) Jenkins
20 109 (16.49%) Node.js
20 109 (16.49%) REST
21 106 (16.04%) Selenium
22 103 (15.58%) XML
23 98 (14.83%) Web Development
24 93 (14.07%) JSON
24 93 (14.07%) HTML5
25 90 (13.62%) Pair Programming
26 89 (13.46%) Software Engineering
27 87 (13.16%) CSS3
28 86 (13.01%) JUnit

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 56 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 42 (6.35%) JBoss
3 35 (5.30%) WebSphere
4 31 (4.69%) Apache
5 29 (4.39%) Apache Spark
6 27 (4.08%) Confluence
6 27 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (2.72%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (2.12%) IIS
11 14 (2.12%) WebSphere Process Server
12 13 (1.97%) Alfresco
12 13 (1.97%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.66%) CMS
13 11 (1.66%) nginx
14 10 (1.51%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.36%) Jetty
16 8 (1.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.57%) Magento
2 8 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 80 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (5.45%) GitHub
4 23 (3.48%) PaaS
5 16 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 16 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (1.51%) Heroku
7 9 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.76%) Google Play
10 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.45%) SaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.63%) HTTP
2 9 (1.36%) DVB
3 7 (1.06%) DNS
3 7 (1.06%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.61%) Internet
5 3 (0.45%) Firewall
5 3 (0.45%) SAN
5 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.30%) SSL
6 2 (0.30%) WebEx
7 1 (0.15%) AMQP
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.20%) NoSQL
2 62 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 54 (8.17%) MongoDB
4 36 (5.45%) Big Data
5 35 (5.30%) Hadoop
6 28 (4.24%) HBase
7 25 (3.78%) MySQL
8 24 (3.63%) Apache Hive
9 23 (3.48%) Relational Database
10 21 (3.18%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (2.12%) Redis
14 14 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.51%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.36%) DB2
16 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.91%) Impala
Development Applications
1 156 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 112 (16.94%) Jenkins
3 106 (16.04%) Selenium
4 86 (13.01%) JUnit
5 83 (12.56%) Cucumber
5 83 (12.56%) JIRA
6 73 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 63 (9.53%) Maven
8 53 (8.02%) Gradle
9 52 (7.87%) WebDriver
10 38 (5.75%) Mockito
11 36 (5.45%) Subversion
12 31 (4.69%) Bower
12 31 (4.69%) Grunt
13 30 (4.54%) Eclipse
13 30 (4.54%) Octopus Deploy
14 26 (3.93%) Ant
15 24 (3.63%) NUnit
16 23 (3.48%) Visual Studio
17 22 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (8.93%) Finance
2 53 (8.02%) Publishing
3 20 (3.03%) Retail
4 14 (2.12%) Games
4 14 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.66%) Banking
6 7 (1.06%) Advertising
7 4 (0.61%) Legal
8 3 (0.45%) Back Office
8 3 (0.45%) Marketing
8 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.30%) Military
9 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 462 (69.89%) Developer
2 151 (22.84%) Java Developer
3 85 (12.86%) .NET Developer
4 81 (12.25%) Agile Developer
5 78 (11.80%) C# Developer
6 58 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 57 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 48 (7.26%) Software Engineer
9 46 (6.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 45 (6.81%) Agile Java Developer
11 44 (6.66%) C# .NET Developer
12 39 (5.90%) Analyst
12 39 (5.90%) AWS Developer
13 36 (5.45%) Java Engineer
14 34 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (4.84%) Web Developer
16 29 (4.39%) Software Developer
17 28 (4.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 28 (4.24%) Test Analyst
18 26 (3.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (28.90%) HTML
2 174 (26.32%) Web Services
3 171 (25.87%) CSS
4 158 (23.90%) .NET
5 148 (22.39%) Spring
6 146 (22.09%) AngularJS
7 114 (17.25%) RESTful
8 109 (16.49%) Node.js
8 109 (16.49%) REST
9 103 (15.58%) XML
10 93 (14.07%) HTML5
10 93 (14.07%) JSON
11 87 (13.16%) CSS3
12 77 (11.65%) jQuery
13 68 (10.29%) Sass
14 65 (9.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 63 (9.53%) ASP.NET
16 57 (8.62%) SOAP
17 55 (8.32%) React
18 54 (8.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.93%) Computer Science
2 19 (2.87%) Mobile App
3 17 (2.57%) User Experience
4 14 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.36%) Digital TV
5 9 (1.36%) MPEG
5 9 (1.36%) STB
5 9 (1.36%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.21%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.45%) iPhone
10 3 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.80%) Linux
2 33 (4.99%) Windows
3 25 (3.78%) Android
4 17 (2.57%) Unix
5 14 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.76%) Solaris
7 3 (0.45%) CentOS
7 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) VMS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (80.48%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (41.45%) BDD
3 262 (39.64%) Scrum
4 211 (31.92%) Continuous Integration
5 138 (20.88%) MVC
6 127 (19.21%) Kanban
7 98 (14.83%) Web Development
8 90 (13.62%) Pair Programming
9 89 (13.46%) Software Engineering
10 76 (11.50%) Open Source
11 65 (9.83%) User Stories
12 64 (9.68%) E-Commerce
13 57 (8.62%) Unit Testing
14 54 (8.17%) OO
15 52 (7.87%) Automated Testing
15 52 (7.87%) DevOps
15 52 (7.87%) Front End Development
16 41 (6.20%) SDLC
17 39 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (5.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 305 (46.14%) Java
2 228 (34.49%) JavaScript
3 176 (26.63%) C#
4 117 (17.70%) SQL
5 81 (12.25%) Scala
6 61 (9.23%) Python
7 53 (8.02%) Ruby
8 43 (6.51%) C++
9 41 (6.20%) PHP
10 27 (4.08%) Groovy
11 26 (3.93%) T-SQL
12 24 (3.63%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.42%) C
14 14 (2.12%) Go
15 13 (1.97%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.82%) Perl
17 11 (1.66%) PowerShell
18 10 (1.51%) TypeScript
19 8 (1.21%) VB
20 6 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.75%) Degree
3 31 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.42%) ISEB
5 11 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCITP
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.62%) QA
2 9 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.76%) WCAG
4 4 (0.61%) SDET
5 2 (0.30%) MISRA
5 2 (0.30%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (2.12%) Docker
2 12 (1.82%) vSphere
3 10 (1.51%) HDFS
4 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.91%) Ansible
3 6 (0.91%) Puppet
4 3 (0.45%) Oozie
5 2 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 56 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.17%) Oracle
3 13 (1.97%) Red Hat
4 12 (1.82%) hybris
5 10 (1.51%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.51%) Talend
6 8 (1.21%) BMC
6 8 (1.21%) Remedy
7 7 (1.06%) Apple
7 7 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.06%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.06%) Splunk
8 6 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (0.91%) VMware
9 5 (0.76%) GigaSpaces
9 5 (0.76%) Hortonworks
10 4 (0.61%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.61%) HP
11 3 (0.45%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
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