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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 342 210 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.49% 2.35% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.22% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 128 105
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£380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 13
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +1.26%
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
7404 6516 5534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.50% 72.91% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3477 2712
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 272 307
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 +40 114 £375 -3.22% 32
Berkshire +38 79 £350 -6.66% 41
Buckinghamshire -8 47 £413 +1.22% 10
Surrey -7 36 £400 +3.22% 26
Oxfordshire -6 25 £429 +31.92% 21
East Sussex -5 18 £305 +1.66% 10
Kent -13 10 £325 -13.33% 11
West Sussex -15 5 £400 -20.00% 8
Middlesex +5 3 £275 -38.88%
Home Counties - 2 £431 -
Sussex - 1 £413 -
Isle of Wight - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 487 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (45.35%) JavaScript
3 272 (45.18%) Scrum
4 231 (38.37%) Java
5 226 (37.54%) C#
6 224 (37.21%) HTML
7 221 (36.71%) .NET
8 207 (34.39%) Web Services
9 195 (32.39%) CSS
9 195 (32.39%) BDD
10 189 (31.40%) MVC
11 160 (26.58%) OO
12 136 (22.59%) jQuery
13 125 (20.76%) RESTful
14 124 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
15 121 (20.10%) AngularJS
16 120 (19.93%) ASP.NET
17 109 (18.11%) Linux
18 106 (17.61%) HTML5
19 103 (17.11%) Git (software)
20 102 (16.94%) SQL
21 98 (16.28%) SQL Server
21 98 (16.28%) WCF
22 90 (14.95%) Spring
23 89 (14.78%) Jenkins
24 88 (14.62%) XML
25 86 (14.29%) JUnit
25 86 (14.29%) .NET Framework
25 86 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
26 85 (14.12%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 59 (9.80%) Node.js
2 45 (7.48%) Apache
3 43 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 39 (6.48%) WebLogic
5 25 (4.15%) CMS
6 20 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.99%) JBoss
8 15 (2.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (2.33%) Kentico
9 14 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.99%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.16%) Confluence
12 6 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.66%) LiveCycle
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.50%) Alfresco
16 2 (0.33%) IIS
16 2 (0.33%) Liferay
16 2 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.99%) Magento
3 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.99%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.00%) SaaS
5 6 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.30%) Internet
2 30 (4.98%) HTTP
3 8 (1.33%) MPLS
4 7 (1.16%) SDH
4 7 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.83%) Firewall
6 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.50%) AMQP
7 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) IPv6
8 1 (0.17%) L2TP
8 1 (0.17%) RTP
8 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.98%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.48%) Oracle Database
4 31 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.99%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 19 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.49%) MySQL
11 14 (2.33%) Big Data
11 14 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.00%) Hazelcast
16 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.83%) UniData
Development Applications
1 103 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 89 (14.78%) Jenkins
3 86 (14.29%) JUnit
4 85 (14.12%) Selenium
5 81 (13.46%) Subversion
6 71 (11.79%) Cucumber
7 46 (7.64%) Maven
8 44 (7.31%) Visual Studio
8 44 (7.31%) Mockito
9 43 (7.14%) NUnit
10 42 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (6.48%) Eclipse
12 24 (3.99%) QUnit
12 24 (3.99%) Jasmine
13 23 (3.82%) Grunt
13 23 (3.82%) JIRA
14 22 (3.65%) WebDriver
15 18 (2.99%) Ant
16 12 (1.99%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.99%) StyleCop
General
1 72 (11.96%) Finance
2 27 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.49%) Marketing
4 20 (3.32%) Publishing
5 10 (1.66%) Banking
5 10 (1.66%) Retail
6 8 (1.33%) Games
6 8 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.00%) Electronics
8 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 473 (78.57%) Developer
2 121 (20.10%) Java Developer
3 118 (19.60%) .NET Developer
4 82 (13.62%) C# Developer
5 59 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (7.64%) Senior Developer
7 40 (6.64%) Analyst
8 32 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 30 (4.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 25 (4.15%) Architect
11 25 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 25 (4.15%) iOS Developer
12 24 (3.99%) Agile Java Developer
13 22 (3.65%) Lead Developer
14 21 (3.49%) Test Analyst
14 21 (3.49%) Web Developer
14 21 (3.49%) PHP Developer
15 19 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
16 15 (2.49%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (37.21%) HTML
2 221 (36.71%) .NET
3 207 (34.39%) Web Services
4 195 (32.39%) CSS
5 136 (22.59%) jQuery
6 125 (20.76%) RESTful
7 121 (20.10%) AngularJS
8 120 (19.93%) ASP.NET
9 106 (17.61%) HTML5
10 98 (16.28%) WCF
11 90 (14.95%) Spring
12 88 (14.62%) XML
13 86 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 86 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 81 (13.46%) JSON
15 79 (13.12%) SOAP
16 67 (11.13%) CSS3
17 58 (9.63%) REST
18 55 (9.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 54 (8.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.80%) Open Source
2 45 (7.48%) User Experience
3 39 (6.48%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.15%) iPhone
5 17 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.66%) iPad
7 15 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 14 (2.33%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (1.33%) GIS
13 7 (1.16%) EPoS
13 7 (1.16%) Web 2.0
14 6 (1.00%) DTV
14 6 (1.00%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.83%) Social Media
15 5 (0.83%) Wiki
15 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 109 (18.11%) Linux
2 39 (6.48%) UNIX
3 37 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 34 (5.65%) Windows
5 20 (3.32%) Android
6 4 (0.66%) Windows NT
6 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.33%) CentOS
7 2 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (45.18%) Scrum
3 195 (32.39%) BDD
4 189 (31.40%) MVC
5 160 (26.58%) OO
6 124 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (13.79%) SOA
7 83 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 57 (9.47%) Kanban
9 54 (8.97%) Automated Testing
10 52 (8.64%) Web Development
10 52 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 46 (7.64%) Unit Testing
12 38 (6.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 35 (5.81%) Test Automation
14 33 (5.48%) OOP
15 31 (5.15%) User Stories
16 28 (4.65%) iOS Development
17 22 (3.65%) Waterfall
17 22 (3.65%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 273 (45.35%) JavaScript
2 231 (38.37%) Java
3 226 (37.54%) C#
4 102 (16.94%) SQL
5 38 (6.31%) PHP
5 38 (6.31%) Python
6 36 (5.98%) Objective-C
7 26 (4.32%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.99%) C++
9 20 (3.32%) Scala
10 17 (2.82%) Groovy
10 17 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.16%) C
12 11 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.66%) Ruby
13 10 (1.66%) XPath
13 10 (1.66%) XQuery
14 9 (1.50%) Perl
15 8 (1.33%) XAML
15 8 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (3.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.16%) Degree
3 10 (1.66%) ISEB
3 10 (1.66%) VCP4
4 8 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) HND
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (2.33%) VirtualBox
2 11 (1.83%) Docker
3 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (5.15%) Puppet
2 19 (3.16%) Vagrant
3 12 (1.99%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.66%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.66%) logstash
6 3 (0.50%) Hyperic
6 3 (0.50%) Ansible
7 2 (0.33%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.17%) SCCM
8 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.17%) Salt
8 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 74 (12.29%) Oracle
2 72 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.82%) Apple
4 9 (1.50%) Twitter
5 7 (1.16%) Cramer
5 7 (1.16%) Google
5 7 (1.16%) MetaSolv
5 7 (1.16%) VMware
5 7 (1.16%) BEA
6 6 (1.00%) Adobe
6 6 (1.00%) SAP
7 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.83%) Software AG
7 5 (0.83%) Zend
7 5 (0.83%) WSO2
7 5 (0.83%) webMethods
8 4 (0.66%) IBM
8 4 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
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