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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 65 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Contract jobs citing TDD 263 151 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 1.77% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 2.49% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 93 105
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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
Berkshire +48 73 £358 -9.49% 18
Hampshire +16 55 £350 -6.66% 36
Oxfordshire +9 38 £475 +28.37% 18
Buckinghamshire -17 35 £413 +3.12% 9
Surrey -11 26 £363 -1.36% 18
Kent -9 15 £320 -20.00% 22
East Sussex +1 7 £290 -3.33% 6
West Sussex 0 4 £375 -11.76% 6
Middlesex -1 2 £505 +40.27% 2
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 435 (80.71%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (43.97%) Scrum
3 215 (39.89%) JavaScript
4 205 (38.03%) C#
5 203 (37.66%) .NET
6 202 (37.48%) Java
7 172 (31.91%) MVC
8 171 (31.73%) BDD
9 168 (31.17%) HTML
10 145 (26.90%) CSS
10 145 (26.90%) Web Services
11 134 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
12 132 (24.49%) SQL
13 110 (20.41%) OO
14 107 (19.85%) XML
15 98 (18.18%) RESTful
16 97 (18.00%) jQuery
16 97 (18.00%) ASP.NET
16 97 (18.00%) SQL Server
17 95 (17.63%) WCF
18 88 (16.33%) Spring
19 86 (15.96%) SOA
20 83 (15.40%) AngularJS
21 81 (15.03%) Oracle
22 80 (14.84%) JSON
23 75 (13.91%) .NET Framework
23 75 (13.91%) Finance
24 71 (13.17%) SOAP
24 71 (13.17%) Git (software)
25 69 (12.80%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (7.42%) Node.js
2 30 (5.57%) Apache
3 26 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 24 (4.45%) WebLogic
5 19 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (2.23%) CMS
7 9 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.30%) Kentico
8 7 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.93%) LiveCycle
9 5 (0.93%) JBoss
10 4 (0.74%) Confluence
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.56%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.56%) Liferay
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) FastStats
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.11%) Magento
4 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (3.34%) Amazon S3
2 18 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.30%) GitHub
4 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.56%) SaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.37%) Heroku
5 2 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.16%) Internet
2 25 (4.64%) HTTP
3 7 (1.30%) SDH
3 7 (1.30%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.30%) MPLS
4 3 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.37%) SSH
6 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.19%) RTP
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 34 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 33 (6.12%) MySQL
5 32 (5.94%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (3.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.67%) Big Data
11 9 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.30%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.74%) Hazelcast
16 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 71 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 69 (12.80%) Selenium
3 60 (11.13%) Subversion
4 58 (10.76%) Jenkins
5 53 (9.83%) JUnit
6 45 (8.35%) Cucumber
7 43 (7.98%) Visual Studio
8 41 (7.61%) Maven
9 37 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (6.31%) Mockito
11 32 (5.94%) QUnit
12 31 (5.75%) Eclipse
13 30 (5.57%) NUnit
13 30 (5.57%) WebDriver
14 24 (4.45%) Grunt
15 23 (4.27%) JIRA
16 18 (3.34%) Jasmine
17 17 (3.15%) JMeter
18 15 (2.78%) Ant
19 13 (2.41%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (13.91%) Finance
2 24 (4.45%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.53%) Publishing
4 17 (3.15%) Marketing
5 12 (2.23%) Games
6 7 (1.30%) Banking
7 5 (0.93%) Electronics
7 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.93%) Retail
8 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 404 (74.95%) Developer
2 102 (18.92%) Java Developer
2 102 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 73 (13.54%) C# Developer
4 58 (10.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (6.68%) Senior Developer
6 29 (5.38%) Mobile Developer
7 28 (5.19%) Analyst
7 28 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 28 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
8 19 (3.53%) PHP Developer
9 18 (3.34%) Lead Developer
9 18 (3.34%) iOS Developer
10 17 (3.15%) Software Developer
10 17 (3.15%) Architect
11 16 (2.97%) Agile Java Developer
12 15 (2.78%) Business Analyst
12 15 (2.78%) Web Developer
12 15 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (37.66%) .NET
2 168 (31.17%) HTML
3 145 (26.90%) CSS
3 145 (26.90%) Web Services
4 107 (19.85%) XML
5 98 (18.18%) RESTful
6 97 (18.00%) jQuery
6 97 (18.00%) ASP.NET
7 95 (17.63%) WCF
8 88 (16.33%) Spring
9 83 (15.40%) AngularJS
10 80 (14.84%) JSON
11 75 (13.91%) .NET Framework
12 71 (13.17%) SOAP
13 67 (12.43%) HTML5
14 62 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 56 (10.39%) REST
16 46 (8.53%) Ajax
17 45 (8.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 42 (7.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.98%) Open Source
2 42 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 32 (5.94%) User Experience
4 19 (3.53%) iPhone
4 19 (3.53%) iPad
5 17 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.97%) GIS
6 16 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 15 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (1.67%) EPoS
9 8 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.11%) Wiki
11 5 (0.93%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.93%) DTV
12 4 (0.74%) New Media
12 4 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.87%) Linux
2 36 (6.68%) Windows
3 30 (5.57%) UNIX
3 30 (5.57%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.41%) Android
5 10 (1.86%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.56%) Solaris
7 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.37%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (80.71%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (43.97%) Scrum
3 172 (31.91%) MVC
4 171 (31.73%) BDD
5 134 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (20.41%) OO
7 86 (15.96%) SOA
8 61 (11.32%) Software Engineering
9 56 (10.39%) Kanban
10 45 (8.35%) Test Automation
11 44 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 39 (7.24%) Unit Testing
13 32 (5.94%) Web Development
14 31 (5.75%) Waterfall
15 30 (5.57%) Automated Testing
16 27 (5.01%) OOP
17 26 (4.82%) Mobile Application Development
18 25 (4.64%) Pair Programming
19 24 (4.45%) User Stories
20 23 (4.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 215 (39.89%) JavaScript
2 205 (38.03%) C#
3 202 (37.48%) Java
4 132 (24.49%) SQL
5 37 (6.86%) PHP
6 29 (5.38%) Python
7 28 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 24 (4.45%) Groovy
8 24 (4.45%) Objective-C
9 23 (4.27%) Scala
10 21 (3.90%) Ruby
11 15 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.41%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.04%) Perl
14 10 (1.86%) C
14 10 (1.86%) VBScript
14 10 (1.86%) XQuery
14 10 (1.86%) XPath
15 9 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (3.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.97%) Degree
3 10 (1.86%) ISEB
4 9 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.11%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (2.97%) VirtualBox
2 13 (2.41%) Docker
3 7 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (4.64%) Puppet
2 18 (3.34%) Vagrant
3 12 (2.23%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.74%) WebInspect
5 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.74%) SCCM
6 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.56%) logstash
6 3 (0.56%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.37%) Ansible
7 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 81 (15.03%) Oracle
2 68 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.90%) Twitter
3 21 (3.90%) Google
4 18 (3.34%) Apple
5 14 (2.60%) Facebook
6 7 (1.30%) Adobe
6 7 (1.30%) BEA
6 7 (1.30%) MetaSolv
6 7 (1.30%) Cramer
6 7 (1.30%) VMware
7 6 (1.11%) Zend
8 5 (0.93%) SAP
9 4 (0.74%) HP
10 3 (0.56%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.56%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.37%) Demandware
11 2 (0.37%) Telerik
11 2 (0.37%) ATG
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