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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 79 72 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +41
Contract jobs citing TDD 203 204 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 2.43% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.44% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 119 81
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £290 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6617 5926 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.86% 70.61% 65.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3097 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 251 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -18 41 £350 -6.66% 13
Buckinghamshire +10 39 £380 +16.92% 10
Hampshire -10 35 £300 -14.89% 16
Surrey -15 28 £388 +3.33% 22
Kent +26 24 £398 -11.66% 5
Oxfordshire +4 14 £325 -7.14% 8
East Sussex -6 12 £300 -14.28% 7
West Sussex -18 5 £325 -23.52% 2
Middlesex - 4 £450 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 230 (60.85%) C#
2 216 (57.14%) .NET
3 179 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (40.21%) Scrum
5 146 (38.62%) MVC
6 144 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 133 (35.19%) ASP.NET
8 125 (33.07%) HTML
9 124 (32.80%) jQuery
10 116 (30.69%) SQL Server
11 106 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
12 104 (27.51%) OO
13 101 (26.72%) BDD
14 96 (25.40%) CSS
15 95 (25.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 90 (23.81%) SQL
17 82 (21.69%) Java
18 75 (19.84%) .NET Framework
19 71 (18.78%) Visual Studio
20 67 (17.72%) WCF
21 66 (17.46%) NUnit
22 64 (16.93%) Team Foundation Server
23 61 (16.14%) Microsoft
24 59 (15.61%) SOA
25 58 (15.34%) Oracle
26 57 (15.08%) XML
27 52 (13.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 51 (13.49%) Finance
29 46 (12.17%) Spring
29 46 (12.17%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (3.97%) CMS
4 10 (2.65%) Node.js
5 9 (2.38%) Kentico
6 7 (1.85%) Drupal
6 7 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.32%) Escenic
8 5 (1.32%) IIS
8 5 (1.32%) Apache
8 5 (1.32%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.32%) Content Management Server
8 5 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.06%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.53%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.17%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (3.44%) SaaS
2 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.53%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.97%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) VPN
3 5 (1.32%) DNS
3 5 (1.32%) HTTP
3 5 (1.32%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.53%) WEP
5 1 (0.26%) DSL
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.73%) MySQL
3 21 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.29%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.12%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.85%) Big Data
11 5 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.53%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 71 (18.78%) Visual Studio
2 66 (17.46%) NUnit
3 64 (16.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (11.11%) Subversion
5 36 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 34 (8.99%) Git (software)
7 19 (5.03%) MSTest
7 19 (5.03%) Hudson
7 19 (5.03%) Selenium
8 18 (4.76%) Cucumber
8 18 (4.76%) SpecFlow
9 14 (3.70%) Jasmine
10 13 (3.44%) JIRA
11 12 (3.17%) JUnit
12 11 (2.91%) PHPUnit
12 11 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (2.65%) RSpec
14 9 (2.38%) Eclipse
14 9 (2.38%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.85%) WiX
General
1 51 (13.49%) Finance
2 15 (3.97%) Back Office
3 10 (2.65%) Games
4 7 (1.85%) Retail
5 5 (1.32%) Banking
5 5 (1.32%) Advertising
6 3 (0.79%) Military
6 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) French Language
7 2 (0.53%) Automotive
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 298 (78.84%) Developer
2 124 (32.80%) .NET Developer
3 75 (19.84%) C# Developer
4 45 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (10.58%) Senior Developer
6 34 (8.99%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (8.47%) Java Developer
8 28 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 26 (6.88%) Web Developer
10 25 (6.61%) Agile C# Developer
11 23 (6.08%) Programmer
12 22 (5.82%) Front-End Developer
12 22 (5.82%) Agile .NET Developer
13 21 (5.56%) Analyst
14 20 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (5.03%) PHP Developer
16 18 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
17 17 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
18 15 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
19 14 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (57.14%) .NET
2 133 (35.19%) ASP.NET
3 125 (33.07%) HTML
4 124 (32.80%) jQuery
5 96 (25.40%) CSS
6 95 (25.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (19.84%) .NET Framework
8 67 (17.72%) WCF
9 57 (15.08%) XML
10 52 (13.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 46 (12.17%) HTML5
11 46 (12.17%) Spring
12 43 (11.38%) NHibernate
13 41 (10.85%) Ajax
14 36 (9.52%) Web Services
15 34 (8.99%) AngularJS
16 33 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 33 (8.73%) JSON
17 32 (8.47%) Backbone.js
18 30 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.88%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 16 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (1.85%) EPoS
5 6 (1.59%) Open Source
6 5 (1.32%) Xbox
6 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.32%) Blog
7 4 (1.06%) iPad
8 3 (0.79%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) iPhone
10 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.26%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.26%) Informatics
10 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) W3C
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.73%) Windows
2 17 (4.50%) Linux
3 15 (3.97%) Android
4 14 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.53%) UNIX
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (40.21%) Scrum
3 146 (38.62%) MVC
4 106 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (27.51%) OO
6 101 (26.72%) BDD
7 59 (15.61%) SOA
8 43 (11.38%) Software Engineering
9 40 (10.58%) Automated Testing
10 35 (9.26%) OOP
11 34 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 34 (8.99%) Unit Testing
12 32 (8.47%) Web Development
13 31 (8.20%) Pair Programming
14 30 (7.94%) OOD
15 26 (6.88%) Multithreading
15 26 (6.88%) Kanban
16 23 (6.08%) Dependency Injection
17 20 (5.29%) Mobile Application Development
18 15 (3.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (60.85%) C#
2 144 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 90 (23.81%) SQL
4 82 (21.69%) Java
5 31 (8.20%) C++
6 29 (7.67%) PHP
7 25 (6.61%) T-SQL
8 23 (6.08%) C
9 15 (3.97%) Ruby
10 13 (3.44%) PHP5
11 9 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.12%) Python
13 7 (1.85%) Scala
14 6 (1.59%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.32%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.53%) VB
17 2 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.38%) Degree
3 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.06%) ISEB
5 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.26%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.12%) SCCM
2 3 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 58 (15.34%) Oracle
3 22 (5.82%) Twitter
4 14 (3.70%) Google
5 13 (3.44%) Facebook
6 5 (1.32%) Telerik
6 5 (1.32%) Zend
6 5 (1.32%) Software AG
6 5 (1.32%) webMethods
6 5 (1.32%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.32%) JBoss
7 4 (1.06%) Serena
8 3 (0.79%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.79%) IBM
8 3 (0.79%) Dundas
9 2 (0.53%) Informatica
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.26%) Sun
10 1 (0.26%) Citrix
10 1 (0.26%) MathWorks
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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