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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 81 72 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing TDD 209 199 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.16% 2.38% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 3.36% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 117 81
Average daily rate £366 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 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 18 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 18 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 -12 41 £350 -6.66% 13
Buckinghamshire +8 40 £380 +16.92% 10
Hampshire -15 36 £300 -15.49% 22
Surrey -16 30 £385 +2.60% 37
Kent +29 25 £395 +43.63% 10
Oxfordshire -2 14 £325 -7.14% 14
East Sussex -6 13 £300 -20.00% 7
West Sussex -14 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 18 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 (61.01%) C#
2 216 (57.29%) .NET
3 176 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (40.05%) Scrum
5 146 (38.73%) MVC
6 142 (37.67%) JavaScript
7 133 (35.28%) ASP.NET
8 124 (32.89%) HTML
9 123 (32.63%) jQuery
10 115 (30.50%) SQL Server
11 104 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (27.06%) OO
13 100 (26.53%) BDD
14 95 (25.20%) CSS
15 94 (24.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 92 (24.40%) SQL
17 81 (21.49%) Java
18 76 (20.16%) .NET Framework
19 71 (18.83%) Visual Studio
20 67 (17.77%) WCF
21 66 (17.51%) NUnit
22 64 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
23 62 (16.45%) Microsoft
24 59 (15.65%) SOA
25 58 (15.38%) XML
26 57 (15.12%) Oracle
27 53 (14.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 50 (13.26%) Finance
29 46 (12.20%) Spring
30 45 (11.94%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (3.98%) CMS
4 10 (2.65%) Node.js
5 9 (2.39%) Kentico
6 7 (1.86%) Drupal
6 7 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.33%) Escenic
8 5 (1.33%) IIS
8 5 (1.33%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.33%) Apache
8 5 (1.33%) Content Management Server
9 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.06%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.53%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.18%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (3.45%) SaaS
2 5 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.53%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.98%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) VPN
3 5 (1.33%) DNS
3 5 (1.33%) HTTP
3 5 (1.33%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.53%) WEP
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (30.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.75%) MySQL
3 21 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.31%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.77%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.12%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.86%) Big Data
10 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.53%) Redis
13 2 (0.53%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 71 (18.83%) Visual Studio
2 66 (17.51%) NUnit
3 64 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (10.88%) Subversion
5 36 (9.55%) Jenkins
6 32 (8.49%) Git (software)
7 19 (5.04%) Selenium
7 19 (5.04%) MSTest
7 19 (5.04%) Hudson
8 18 (4.77%) SpecFlow
8 18 (4.77%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.45%) JIRA
9 13 (3.45%) Jasmine
10 12 (3.18%) JUnit
11 11 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (2.92%) PHPUnit
12 10 (2.65%) RSpec
13 9 (2.39%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.39%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.86%) Behat
General
1 50 (13.26%) Finance
2 14 (3.71%) Back Office
3 10 (2.65%) Games
4 7 (1.86%) Retail
5 5 (1.33%) Advertising
5 5 (1.33%) Banking
6 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.80%) Military
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Automotive
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
7 2 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 297 (78.78%) Developer
2 123 (32.63%) .NET Developer
3 75 (19.89%) C# Developer
4 45 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 34 (9.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (8.75%) Java Developer
8 28 (7.43%) Software Developer
9 25 (6.63%) Agile C# Developer
9 25 (6.63%) Web Developer
10 23 (6.10%) Programmer
11 22 (5.84%) Analyst
11 22 (5.84%) Agile .NET Developer
12 21 (5.57%) Front-End Developer
13 20 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (5.04%) PHP Developer
15 18 (4.77%) .NET Programmer
16 17 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
17 15 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
18 14 (3.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (57.29%) .NET
2 133 (35.28%) ASP.NET
3 124 (32.89%) HTML
4 123 (32.63%) jQuery
5 95 (25.20%) CSS
6 94 (24.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 76 (20.16%) .NET Framework
8 67 (17.77%) WCF
9 58 (15.38%) XML
10 53 (14.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 46 (12.20%) Spring
12 45 (11.94%) HTML5
13 42 (11.14%) NHibernate
14 41 (10.88%) Ajax
15 37 (9.81%) Web Services
16 33 (8.75%) JSON
16 33 (8.75%) AngularJS
16 33 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 32 (8.49%) Backbone.js
18 31 (8.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.63%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.77%) N-Tier
3 16 (4.24%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (1.86%) EPoS
5 6 (1.59%) Open Source
6 5 (1.33%) Blog
6 5 (1.33%) Xbox
6 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.06%) iPad
8 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.80%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) iPhone
10 1 (0.27%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.27%) Informatics
10 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.27%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.75%) Windows
2 17 (4.51%) Linux
3 14 (3.71%) Android
4 13 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.53%) UNIX
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (40.05%) Scrum
3 146 (38.73%) MVC
4 104 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (27.06%) OO
6 100 (26.53%) BDD
7 59 (15.65%) SOA
8 43 (11.41%) Software Engineering
9 40 (10.61%) Automated Testing
10 35 (9.28%) OOP
11 34 (9.02%) E-Commerce
11 34 (9.02%) Unit Testing
12 32 (8.49%) Web Development
13 31 (8.22%) Pair Programming
14 30 (7.96%) OOD
15 26 (6.90%) Kanban
16 25 (6.63%) Multithreading
17 22 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
18 19 (5.04%) Mobile Application Development
19 14 (3.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (61.01%) C#
2 142 (37.67%) JavaScript
3 92 (24.40%) SQL
4 81 (21.49%) Java
5 31 (8.22%) C++
6 29 (7.69%) PHP
7 25 (6.63%) T-SQL
8 22 (5.84%) C
9 14 (3.71%) Ruby
10 13 (3.45%) PHP5
11 9 (2.39%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.12%) Python
13 7 (1.86%) Scala
14 5 (1.33%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.53%) XAML
16 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.39%) Degree
3 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.06%) ISEB
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.04%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) WCAG
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.12%) SCCM
2 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.12%) Oracle
3 22 (5.84%) Twitter
4 14 (3.71%) Google
4 14 (3.71%) Facebook
5 5 (1.33%) Zend
5 5 (1.33%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.33%) JBoss
5 5 (1.33%) webMethods
5 5 (1.33%) Software AG
5 5 (1.33%) Telerik
6 4 (1.06%) Serena
7 3 (0.80%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.80%) Dundas
7 3 (0.80%) IBM
8 2 (0.53%) Informatica
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.27%) Akamai
9 1 (0.27%) Red Gate
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