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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / South East
Rank 44 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 309 295 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.06% 3.44% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 4.25% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 232 200
Median daily rate £413 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £111.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
6133 6948 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 80.97% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3617 4286 4183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 272 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +39 77 £413 +9.85% 25
Hampshire +23 50 £525 +40.00% 44
Surrey +8 44 £405 -4.70% 30
Buckinghamshire +4 40 £395 -7.05% 18
Oxfordshire -6 38 £500 +19.04% 12
Kent -1 27 £339 -3.21% 11
West Sussex -14 14 £413 +13.79% 8
Middlesex +7 9 £348 -1.06% 2
East Sussex -10 8 £400 +6.66% 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 500 (80.13%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (45.35%) Java
3 264 (42.31%) BDD
4 249 (39.90%) Scrum
5 214 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (29.97%) C#
7 164 (26.28%) JavaScript
8 159 (25.48%) Web Services
9 157 (25.16%) .NET
10 148 (23.72%) Git (software)
11 144 (23.08%) HTML
12 131 (20.99%) SQL
13 127 (20.35%) Spring
14 121 (19.39%) CSS
15 118 (18.91%) RESTful
16 117 (18.75%) XML
17 112 (17.95%) REST
18 110 (17.63%) Jenkins
19 107 (17.15%) AngularJS
19 107 (17.15%) MVC
20 105 (16.83%) Selenium
21 97 (15.54%) Kanban
22 91 (14.58%) Software Engineering
23 90 (14.42%) JSON
24 86 (13.78%) Node.js
25 83 (13.30%) Web Development
26 81 (12.98%) HTML5
26 81 (12.98%) DevOps
27 80 (12.82%) Cucumber
28 78 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 47 (7.53%) JBoss
2 42 (6.73%) Tomcat
3 37 (5.93%) WebSphere
4 32 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 30 (4.81%) Apache Spark
6 25 (4.01%) Apache
7 22 (3.53%) Confluence
8 19 (3.04%) CMS
9 18 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (2.88%) WebSphere Process Server
10 17 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (2.40%) Alfresco
13 14 (2.24%) OpenStack
14 11 (1.76%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.44%) IIS
16 8 (1.28%) nginx
16 8 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (1.12%) SharePoint
18 6 (0.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 78 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.05%) GitHub
3 43 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (4.33%) PaaS
5 17 (2.72%) SaaS
6 11 (1.76%) Heroku
7 10 (1.60%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.96%) IaaS
10 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.48%) Google Play
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.16%) Asana
12 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.65%) HTTP
2 10 (1.60%) DVB
3 8 (1.28%) Internet
4 6 (0.96%) Intranet
5 5 (0.80%) Extranet
5 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) AMQP
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.97%) NoSQL
2 51 (8.17%) SQL Server
3 41 (6.57%) MongoDB
4 40 (6.41%) Big Data
5 36 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 23 (3.69%) HBase
7 22 (3.53%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.04%) Apache Hive
9 17 (2.72%) DB2
9 17 (2.72%) MySQL
9 17 (2.72%) Redis
10 15 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.76%) Sqoop
14 10 (1.60%) Impala
14 10 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 148 (23.72%) Git (software)
2 110 (17.63%) Jenkins
3 105 (16.83%) Selenium
4 80 (12.82%) Cucumber
5 78 (12.50%) JIRA
6 74 (11.86%) JUnit
6 74 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (11.70%) Maven
8 59 (9.46%) WebDriver
9 53 (8.49%) Gradle
10 48 (7.69%) Mockito
11 37 (5.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 30 (4.81%) Ant
12 30 (4.81%) Bower
13 29 (4.65%) Eclipse
14 28 (4.49%) Grunt
14 28 (4.49%) Subversion
15 22 (3.53%) JMeter
15 22 (3.53%) NuGet
16 19 (3.04%) NUnit
General
1 64 (10.26%) Finance
2 47 (7.53%) Publishing
3 18 (2.88%) Banking
4 17 (2.72%) Retail
5 11 (1.76%) Marketing
6 10 (1.60%) Advertising
7 9 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.28%) Games
9 4 (0.64%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) German Language
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
10 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 422 (67.63%) Developer
2 146 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 102 (16.35%) .NET Developer
4 86 (13.78%) C# Developer
5 58 (9.29%) Agile Developer
6 56 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (8.01%) Senior Developer
7 50 (8.01%) Software Engineer
8 41 (6.57%) Agile Java Developer
9 36 (5.77%) Software Developer
10 34 (5.45%) Analyst
11 33 (5.29%) Java Engineer
11 33 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
12 28 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 27 (4.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 27 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
14 26 (4.17%) Test Analyst
15 24 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
15 24 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (25.48%) Web Services
2 157 (25.16%) .NET
3 144 (23.08%) HTML
4 127 (20.35%) Spring
5 121 (19.39%) CSS
6 118 (18.91%) RESTful
7 117 (18.75%) XML
8 112 (17.95%) REST
9 107 (17.15%) AngularJS
10 90 (14.42%) JSON
11 86 (13.78%) Node.js
12 81 (12.98%) HTML5
13 68 (10.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 65 (10.42%) CSS3
15 63 (10.10%) Java EE
16 61 (9.78%) jQuery
17 58 (9.29%) SOAP
18 54 (8.65%) ASP.NET
19 52 (8.33%) .NET Framework
19 52 (8.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.33%) Mobile App
2 23 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.37%) Algorithms
4 19 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.40%) User Experience
6 13 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.60%) Digital TV
7 10 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
7 10 (1.60%) MPEG
7 10 (1.60%) STB
8 6 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.48%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.48%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.32%) Social Media
11 2 (0.32%) W3C
12 1 (0.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (10.42%) Linux
2 29 (4.65%) Android
3 18 (2.88%) Windows
4 15 (2.40%) Unix
5 12 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.64%) Solaris
7 3 (0.48%) CentOS
7 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (80.13%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (42.31%) BDD
3 249 (39.90%) Scrum
4 214 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (17.15%) MVC
6 97 (15.54%) Kanban
7 91 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 83 (13.30%) Web Development
9 81 (12.98%) DevOps
10 77 (12.34%) Pair Programming
11 69 (11.06%) Unit Testing
12 66 (10.58%) OO
13 55 (8.81%) Test Automation
14 53 (8.49%) Automated Testing
15 48 (7.69%) Open Source
16 44 (7.05%) SDLC
17 42 (6.73%) E-Commerce
18 41 (6.57%) User Stories
19 40 (6.41%) Front End Development
20 38 (6.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 283 (45.35%) Java
2 187 (29.97%) C#
3 164 (26.28%) JavaScript
4 131 (20.99%) SQL
5 70 (11.22%) Python
6 66 (10.58%) Scala
7 59 (9.46%) Ruby
8 42 (6.73%) C++
9 30 (4.81%) Groovy
10 27 (4.33%) PHP
11 23 (3.69%) T-SQL
12 21 (3.37%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.56%) C
14 14 (2.24%) Go
15 12 (1.92%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.76%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.60%) Perl
18 7 (1.12%) VB
18 7 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (4.49%) Degree
1 28 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.28%) ISEB
4 7 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.85%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.80%) WCAG
4 2 (0.32%) SDET
5 1 (0.16%) IFRS
5 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.16%) MISRA
5 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.85%) Docker
2 14 (2.24%) HDFS
3 13 (2.08%) vSphere
4 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (1.60%) Oozie
2 7 (1.12%) Ansible
2 7 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.12%) Puppet
3 5 (0.80%) Mesos
4 3 (0.48%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.32%) logstash
6 1 (0.16%) Consul
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.65%) Oracle
3 17 (2.72%) Sitecore
4 16 (2.56%) Splunk
5 11 (1.76%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.76%) Talend
6 10 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (1.44%) Ab Initio
8 8 (1.28%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.28%) Hortonworks
8 8 (1.28%) HP
9 7 (1.12%) VMware
10 6 (0.96%) Apple
11 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.64%) GigaSpaces
12 3 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.48%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.48%) SAP
13 2 (0.32%) Appcelerator
13 2 (0.32%) Xamarin
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