The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 63 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 241 227 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.70% 2.70% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.85% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 106
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £59.50 £40.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.01% +1.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+113.53% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6477 5900 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.56% 70.27% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3557 3123 3224
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 261 319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
TDD
England

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 22 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014. 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 +6 62 £375 +5.63% 41
Buckinghamshire -7 48 £425 +13.33% 11
Berkshire 0 41 £375 - 21
Kent +12 25 £375 +7.14% 13
Surrey -22 25 £363 -6.45% 21
East Sussex +7 23 £200 -44.82% 9
Middlesex +5 10 £270 -6.08%
Oxfordshire +2 5 £350 - 13
West Sussex -8 2 £700 +75.00% 8
Sussex - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 190 (42.22%) C#
2 188 (41.78%) .NET
3 187 (41.56%) Scrum
4 172 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (33.33%) MVC
6 145 (32.22%) JavaScript
7 128 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (28.44%) BDD
8 127 (28.22%) HTML
9 116 (25.78%) SQL
9 116 (25.78%) ASP.NET
10 112 (24.89%) Java
11 108 (24.00%) OO
12 107 (23.78%) CSS
13 100 (22.22%) SOA
14 96 (21.33%) SQL Server
15 91 (20.22%) jQuery
16 90 (20.00%) XML
17 87 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 71 (15.78%) Finance
19 64 (14.22%) Oracle
19 64 (14.22%) Spring
20 61 (13.56%) WCF
21 60 (13.33%) Microsoft
21 60 (13.33%) Web Development
22 59 (13.11%) Mobile App
23 58 (12.89%) JSON
24 57 (12.67%) Visual Studio
25 55 (12.22%) NUnit
26 54 (12.00%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 24 (5.33%) Node.js
2 18 (4.00%) CMS
3 16 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (2.89%) Apache
6 12 (2.67%) Drupal
6 12 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.11%) Content Management Server
11 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.67%) IIS
12 3 (0.67%) WordPress
12 3 (0.67%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.44%) Kentico
13 2 (0.44%) Escenic
13 2 (0.44%) Lync
13 2 (0.44%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (1.78%) MS Office
2 7 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.56%) SaaS
3 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.11%) PaaS
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.67%) GitHub
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.67%) Internet
2 13 (2.89%) HTTP
3 3 (0.67%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.67%) DNS
4 2 (0.44%) WEP
4 2 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) MVNO
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.89%) MySQL
3 25 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 20 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 20 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.22%) Redis
6 18 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.00%) Big Data
11 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.44%) Voldemort
14 2 (0.44%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 57 (12.67%) Visual Studio
2 55 (12.22%) NUnit
3 54 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 49 (10.89%) Subversion
5 40 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 32 (7.11%) Selenium
8 21 (4.67%) JUnit
9 18 (4.00%) Maven
10 17 (3.78%) WebDriver
10 17 (3.78%) Jasmine
11 15 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 15 (3.33%) Eclipse
12 13 (2.89%) JIRA
13 12 (2.67%) SoapUI
13 12 (2.67%) QUnit
14 11 (2.44%) MSTest
14 11 (2.44%) PHPUnit
14 11 (2.44%) Ant
15 10 (2.22%) Grunt
General
1 71 (15.78%) Finance
2 18 (4.00%) Games
3 13 (2.89%) Back Office
3 13 (2.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.78%) Marketing
5 6 (1.33%) Retail
6 5 (1.11%) Advertising
7 4 (0.89%) Electronics
7 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.89%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.67%) Publishing
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 320 (71.11%) Developer
2 94 (20.89%) .NET Developer
3 58 (12.89%) C# Developer
4 46 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 44 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (8.67%) Mobile Developer
7 38 (8.44%) Senior Developer
8 33 (7.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 30 (6.67%) Web Developer
10 29 (6.44%) Front-End Developer
11 28 (6.22%) PHP Developer
12 26 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (5.78%) Analyst
13 24 (5.33%) Software Developer
13 24 (5.33%) Lead Developer
14 21 (4.67%) Programmer
15 19 (4.22%) Development Manager
16 18 (4.00%) Web Manager
16 18 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
17 16 (3.56%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (41.78%) .NET
2 127 (28.22%) HTML
3 116 (25.78%) ASP.NET
4 107 (23.78%) CSS
5 91 (20.22%) jQuery
6 90 (20.00%) XML
7 87 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (14.22%) Spring
9 61 (13.56%) WCF
10 58 (12.89%) JSON
11 53 (11.78%) REST
12 50 (11.11%) Web Services
13 49 (10.89%) .NET Framework
14 45 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 44 (9.78%) AngularJS
16 42 (9.33%) HTML5
17 41 (9.11%) SOAP
18 38 (8.44%) RESTful
19 37 (8.22%) KnockoutJS
20 33 (7.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.11%) Mobile App
2 32 (7.11%) Open Source
3 25 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 14 (3.11%) Wiki
5 13 (2.89%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (2.67%) iPhone
7 11 (2.44%) iPad
8 10 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.56%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.11%) Xbox
11 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.11%) Blog
12 4 (0.89%) DTV
12 4 (0.89%) GIS
13 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.67%) EPoS
13 3 (0.67%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.67%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.11%) Linux
2 31 (6.89%) Apple iOS
3 28 (6.22%) Windows
4 24 (5.33%) Android
5 10 (2.22%) UNIX
6 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.67%) CentOS
7 3 (0.67%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (41.56%) Scrum
2 172 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (33.33%) MVC
4 128 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
4 128 (28.44%) BDD
5 108 (24.00%) OO
6 100 (22.22%) SOA
7 60 (13.33%) Web Development
8 52 (11.56%) Automated Testing
9 46 (10.22%) Kanban
10 45 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 39 (8.67%) Unit Testing
12 34 (7.56%) Use Case
13 33 (7.33%) E-Commerce
13 33 (7.33%) Rapid Prototyping
14 31 (6.89%) Software Engineering
15 29 (6.44%) Pair Programming
15 29 (6.44%) OOP
16 26 (5.78%) OOD
17 25 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (42.22%) C#
2 145 (32.22%) JavaScript
3 116 (25.78%) SQL
4 112 (24.89%) Java
5 38 (8.44%) PHP
6 20 (4.44%) Ruby
7 19 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.78%) C++
9 17 (3.78%) PHP5
10 14 (3.11%) C
11 13 (2.89%) Groovy
11 13 (2.89%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.67%) Scala
13 11 (2.44%) Python
14 9 (2.00%) VB
15 8 (1.78%) Perl
16 6 (1.33%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.33%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (3.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.67%) Degree
3 7 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.56%) ISEB
4 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.67%) VirtualBox
1 3 (0.67%) vCloud
2 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.78%) SCCM
2 6 (1.33%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 64 (14.22%) Oracle
2 60 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 41 (9.11%) Twitter
4 36 (8.00%) Google
5 35 (7.78%) Facebook
6 10 (2.22%) Apple
7 5 (1.11%) webMethods
7 5 (1.11%) Zend
7 5 (1.11%) Software AG
8 4 (0.89%) SAP
9 3 (0.67%) HP
9 3 (0.67%) EMC
9 3 (0.67%) Dundas
9 3 (0.67%) VMware
9 3 (0.67%) Serena
9 3 (0.67%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.67%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.44%) Telerik
10 2 (0.44%) Adobe
10 2 (0.44%) JBoss
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