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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 55 67 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing TDD 320 270 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.32% 2.71% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.48% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 172 133
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £45.00 £38.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.85%
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
7671 7763 6981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 78.00% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4375 3880
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 286 279
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Kent +15 55 £422 +29.69% 10
Surrey +12 52 £400 +6.66% 39
Hampshire -34 41 £360 -4.00% 43
East Sussex +23 38 £375 -3.22% 6
Berkshire -14 33 £388 -3.12% 33
West Sussex -12 31 £400 -8.57% 13
Oxfordshire +15 28 £436 +6.40% 19
Buckinghamshire +11 27 £350 +2.94% 10
Middlesex +5 9 £406 +47.72% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £475 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 456 (77.68%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 227 (38.67%) HTML
4 209 (35.60%) Java
5 203 (34.58%) BDD
6 193 (32.88%) CSS
7 187 (31.86%) Scrum
8 182 (31.01%) C#
9 172 (29.30%) .NET
10 151 (25.72%) MVC
11 142 (24.19%) AngularJS
12 133 (22.66%) HTML5
13 131 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
14 125 (21.29%) SQL
15 122 (20.78%) Software Engineering
16 114 (19.42%) NoSQL
17 107 (18.23%) Web Services
18 104 (17.72%) Spring
19 96 (16.35%) jQuery
20 92 (15.67%) REST
20 92 (15.67%) ASP.NET
21 90 (15.33%) Linux
22 87 (14.82%) SQL Server
23 84 (14.31%) Web Development
24 79 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
25 78 (13.29%) Git (software)
26 76 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
27 73 (12.44%) RESTful
28 72 (12.27%) CSS3
29 71 (12.10%) Node.js

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 71 (12.10%) Node.js
2 31 (5.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (4.94%) OpenStack
4 23 (3.92%) IIS
5 21 (3.58%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.39%) Confluence
8 11 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (1.87%) JBoss
9 9 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.68%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.51%) CMS
13 2 (0.34%) Apache
13 2 (0.34%) nginx
13 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Magento
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.96%) PaaS
3 32 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (4.26%) Heroku
5 15 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.87%) SaaS
7 7 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (1.19%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.19%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.02%) GitHub
8 6 (1.02%) IaaS
9 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.34%) Force.com
11 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.45%) HTTP
2 23 (3.92%) DVB
3 14 (2.39%) Internet
4 7 (1.19%) AMQP
4 7 (1.19%) Intranet
5 5 (0.85%) Network Security
6 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.34%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) LTE
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
8 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (19.42%) NoSQL
2 87 (14.82%) SQL Server
3 52 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 44 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 30 (5.11%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.41%) Redis
7 15 (2.56%) MySQL
8 13 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.04%) Big Data
9 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.36%) Riak
12 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.68%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.68%) HBase
14 4 (0.68%) Impala
14 4 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 78 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.03%) Jenkins
3 40 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (6.13%) Subversion
5 35 (5.96%) Maven
6 32 (5.45%) Selenium
7 30 (5.11%) Cucumber
8 28 (4.77%) JUnit
9 26 (4.43%) JIRA
10 24 (4.09%) Ant
11 21 (3.58%) Gradle
11 21 (3.58%) Visual Studio
12 19 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (2.90%) NUnit
13 17 (2.90%) SpecFlow
14 16 (2.73%) Jasmine
14 16 (2.73%) SoapUI
15 15 (2.56%) WebDriver
16 12 (2.04%) TeamCity
17 11 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 64 (10.90%) Finance
2 26 (4.43%) Publishing
3 20 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.39%) Banking
5 9 (1.53%) Retail
6 6 (1.02%) Games
7 3 (0.51%) Back Office
8 2 (0.34%) Advertising
8 2 (0.34%) Avionics
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 434 (73.94%) Developer
2 120 (20.44%) Java Developer
3 116 (19.76%) .NET Developer
4 99 (16.87%) C# Developer
5 85 (14.48%) Senior Developer
6 79 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 79 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 65 (11.07%) Agile Developer
8 61 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 49 (8.35%) Software Engineer
10 47 (8.01%) Web Developer
11 44 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
12 40 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 38 (6.47%) Angular Developer
14 36 (6.13%) Senior .NET Developer
15 35 (5.96%) HTML Developer
15 35 (5.96%) PHP Developer
16 33 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
17 32 (5.45%) Python Developer
18 30 (5.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (38.67%) HTML
2 193 (32.88%) CSS
3 172 (29.30%) .NET
4 142 (24.19%) AngularJS
5 133 (22.66%) HTML5
6 107 (18.23%) Web Services
7 104 (17.72%) Spring
8 96 (16.35%) jQuery
9 92 (15.67%) ASP.NET
9 92 (15.67%) REST
10 79 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 76 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 73 (12.44%) RESTful
13 72 (12.27%) CSS3
14 53 (9.03%) SOAP
15 49 (8.35%) Entity Framework
16 48 (8.18%) .NET Framework
16 48 (8.18%) JSON
17 42 (7.16%) WCF
18 37 (6.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.03%) User Experience
2 29 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.92%) DTV
3 23 (3.92%) STB
4 22 (3.75%) MPEG
5 20 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.21%) Fintech
8 7 (1.19%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.85%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.85%) Cryptocurrency
10 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.68%) Animation
11 4 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.68%) Tandem
12 3 (0.51%) NHS
12 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 90 (15.33%) Linux
2 53 (9.03%) Windows
3 20 (3.41%) Android
4 19 (3.24%) Unix
5 17 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (77.68%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (34.58%) BDD
3 187 (31.86%) Scrum
4 151 (25.72%) MVC
5 131 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
6 122 (20.78%) Software Engineering
7 84 (14.31%) Web Development
8 66 (11.24%) E-Commerce
9 63 (10.73%) DevOps
9 63 (10.73%) SOA
10 61 (10.39%) Kanban
11 50 (8.52%) OO
12 45 (7.67%) Unit Testing
13 43 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (7.33%) User Stories
14 42 (7.16%) SDLC
15 41 (6.98%) OOP
16 38 (6.47%) SOLID
17 36 (6.13%) Front End Development
18 34 (5.79%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 259 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 209 (35.60%) Java
3 182 (31.01%) C#
4 125 (21.29%) SQL
5 46 (7.84%) PHP
6 42 (7.16%) Ruby
7 41 (6.98%) Python
8 40 (6.81%) C++
9 32 (5.45%) C
10 25 (4.26%) Go
11 24 (4.09%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.24%) Scala
13 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.04%) Groovy
15 10 (1.70%) Embedded C
16 8 (1.36%) Embedded C++
17 6 (1.02%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.02%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.68%) ES6
19 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (5.62%) Degree
2 25 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.56%) ISEB
6 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) MCITP
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.58%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) SDET
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.75%) vSphere
2 19 (3.24%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.70%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.19%) Puppet
4 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) SELinux
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.33%) Oracle
3 25 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 18 (3.07%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.87%) HP
6 10 (1.70%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.70%) Zend
7 8 (1.36%) Adobe
7 8 (1.36%) Rally
8 7 (1.19%) Google
9 4 (0.68%) Apple
9 4 (0.68%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.68%) Pega
9 4 (0.68%) VMware
10 3 (0.51%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.51%) Telerik
10 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.34%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.34%) RedGate
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