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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / South East
Rank 41 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing TDD 304 243 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.16% 2.96% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 3.71% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 196 182
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%

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
5871 6558 7112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.95% 78.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 3950 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 287 240
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.88 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +43 73 £413 +6.45% 34
Surrey +28 54 £423 -0.58% 23
Hampshire +24 49 £500 +33.33% 52
Buckinghamshire +8 35 £400 -5.88% 19
Kent +2 29 £350 - 17
Oxfordshire -1 29 £500 +19.04% 19
West Sussex -3 17 £413 -21.42% 9
East Sussex -7 10 £375 -4.76% 9
Middlesex +2 7 £348 -0.71% 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 521 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (44.34%) Java
3 273 (41.74%) BDD
4 245 (37.46%) Scrum
5 230 (35.17%) Continuous Integration
6 205 (31.35%) JavaScript
7 197 (30.12%) C#
8 183 (27.98%) Web Services
9 174 (26.61%) HTML
10 171 (26.15%) .NET
11 155 (23.70%) Git (software)
12 148 (22.63%) CSS
13 136 (20.80%) AngularJS
14 135 (20.64%) Spring
15 133 (20.34%) SQL
16 123 (18.81%) RESTful
17 120 (18.35%) MVC
18 119 (18.20%) XML
19 116 (17.74%) Jenkins
20 114 (17.43%) REST
20 114 (17.43%) Selenium
21 104 (15.90%) Kanban
22 102 (15.60%) JSON
22 102 (15.60%) Node.js
23 99 (15.14%) Web Development
24 93 (14.22%) HTML5
24 93 (14.22%) Software Engineering
25 89 (13.61%) Cucumber
26 87 (13.30%) JIRA
27 83 (12.69%) 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 (8.56%) Tomcat
2 43 (6.57%) JBoss
3 36 (5.50%) WebSphere
4 32 (4.89%) Apache
5 29 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 26 (3.98%) Confluence
6 26 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.82%) Apache Spark
8 19 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 17 (2.60%) WebLogic
9 17 (2.60%) WebSphere Process Server
10 16 (2.45%) Alfresco
11 14 (2.14%) CMS
11 14 (2.14%) IIS
11 14 (2.14%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.68%) nginx
12 11 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (1.53%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.38%) Jetty
15 8 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Magento
2 8 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (6.27%) GitHub
4 24 (3.67%) PaaS
5 15 (2.29%) Amazon S3
5 15 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (1.68%) SaaS
7 10 (1.53%) Heroku
8 9 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.46%) Google Play
10 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.28%) HTTP
2 10 (1.53%) DVB
3 7 (1.07%) DNS
3 7 (1.07%) Internet
3 7 (1.07%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.92%) Intranet
5 5 (0.76%) Extranet
6 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.31%) WebEx
8 1 (0.15%) AMQP
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.55%) NoSQL
2 63 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 49 (7.49%) MongoDB
4 35 (5.35%) Big Data
5 31 (4.74%) Hadoop
6 24 (3.67%) HBase
6 24 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.52%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.36%) MySQL
9 21 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (3.06%) Apache Hive
11 18 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (2.29%) DB2
12 15 (2.29%) Redis
13 14 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.83%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 155 (23.70%) Git (software)
2 116 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 114 (17.43%) Selenium
4 89 (13.61%) Cucumber
5 87 (13.30%) JIRA
6 83 (12.69%) JUnit
7 77 (11.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 72 (11.01%) Maven
9 60 (9.17%) Gradle
9 60 (9.17%) WebDriver
10 37 (5.66%) Mockito
11 35 (5.35%) Eclipse
12 34 (5.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (5.20%) Subversion
13 30 (4.59%) Bower
14 29 (4.43%) Ant
15 28 (4.28%) Grunt
16 24 (3.67%) NUnit
17 22 (3.36%) JMeter
17 22 (3.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (9.63%) Finance
2 47 (7.19%) Publishing
3 17 (2.60%) Retail
4 16 (2.45%) Banking
5 11 (1.68%) Games
5 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.38%) Advertising
6 9 (1.38%) Marketing
7 4 (0.61%) Automotive
7 4 (0.61%) Legal
8 3 (0.46%) Back Office
8 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.31%) German Language
9 2 (0.31%) Military
9 2 (0.31%) 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
1 449 (68.65%) Developer
2 147 (22.48%) Java Developer
3 105 (16.06%) .NET Developer
4 86 (13.15%) C# Developer
5 69 (10.55%) Agile Developer
6 55 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (7.95%) Software Engineer
8 49 (7.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 48 (7.34%) Senior Developer
10 40 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
11 39 (5.96%) Analyst
11 39 (5.96%) Java Engineer
12 37 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 37 (5.66%) Software Developer
13 32 (4.89%) AWS Developer
14 31 (4.74%) Test Analyst
15 29 (4.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 29 (4.43%) Java Software Engineer
16 27 (4.13%) Test Engineer
17 26 (3.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (27.98%) Web Services
2 174 (26.61%) HTML
3 171 (26.15%) .NET
4 148 (22.63%) CSS
5 136 (20.80%) AngularJS
6 135 (20.64%) Spring
7 123 (18.81%) RESTful
8 119 (18.20%) XML
9 114 (17.43%) REST
10 102 (15.60%) JSON
10 102 (15.60%) Node.js
11 93 (14.22%) HTML5
12 76 (11.62%) CSS3
12 76 (11.62%) jQuery
13 73 (11.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 67 (10.24%) ASP.NET
15 59 (9.02%) .NET Framework
15 59 (9.02%) Entity Framework
16 56 (8.56%) React
16 56 (8.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.98%) Computer Science
2 23 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 19 (2.91%) Algorithms
3 19 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.29%) User Experience
5 14 (2.14%) Visualisation
6 12 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.53%) Digital TV
7 10 (1.53%) MPEG
7 10 (1.53%) STB
8 9 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.92%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.46%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.46%) Informatics
12 3 (0.46%) Smart Home
13 2 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.47%) Linux
2 26 (3.98%) Android
2 26 (3.98%) Windows
3 20 (3.06%) Unix
4 14 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.76%) Solaris
7 3 (0.46%) CentOS
7 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (41.74%) BDD
3 245 (37.46%) Scrum
4 230 (35.17%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (18.35%) MVC
6 104 (15.90%) Kanban
7 99 (15.14%) Web Development
8 93 (14.22%) Software Engineering
9 79 (12.08%) Pair Programming
10 68 (10.40%) DevOps
11 66 (10.09%) Unit Testing
12 65 (9.94%) Open Source
13 61 (9.33%) OO
14 57 (8.72%) E-Commerce
14 57 (8.72%) User Stories
15 55 (8.41%) Automated Testing
16 53 (8.10%) Front End Development
16 53 (8.10%) Test Automation
17 43 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 40 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 290 (44.34%) Java
2 205 (31.35%) JavaScript
3 197 (30.12%) C#
4 133 (20.34%) SQL
5 65 (9.94%) Scala
6 64 (9.79%) Python
7 56 (8.56%) Ruby
8 47 (7.19%) C++
9 34 (5.20%) PHP
10 31 (4.74%) Groovy
11 25 (3.82%) T-SQL
12 24 (3.67%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.75%) C
14 13 (1.99%) Go
15 12 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.68%) Perl
16 11 (1.68%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.53%) VB
18 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (5.81%) Degree
2 36 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.99%) ISEB
5 11 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.02%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.92%) WCAG
3 4 (0.61%) SDET
4 2 (0.31%) MISRA
4 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.15%) IFRS
5 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.29%) HDFS
2 12 (1.83%) vSphere
3 11 (1.68%) Docker
4 6 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.22%) Oozie
3 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.92%) Ansible
4 6 (0.92%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 61 (9.33%) Oracle
2 60 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (1.99%) Red Hat
4 12 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 12 (1.83%) Splunk
5 11 (1.68%) Talend
6 8 (1.22%) BMC
6 8 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (1.22%) Remedy
7 7 (1.07%) Ab Initio
7 7 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.07%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.07%) VMware
8 6 (0.92%) Apple
8 6 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (0.92%) Hortonworks
8 6 (0.92%) HP
9 5 (0.76%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.76%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (0.46%) SaltStack
Farnborough
TRG
Rate: 500-550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £395 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
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Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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