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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 324 196 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.22% 2.10% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 2.90% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 124 133
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.84%
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
7569 6760 5782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.27% 72.45% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4223 3698 2938
Average daily rate £395 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 273 290
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +43 112 £375 +5.63% 34
Berkshire +36 84 £350 - 34
Surrey +15 34 £400 +6.66% 26
Buckinghamshire -17 32 £415 +3.75% 15
Oxfordshire -9 18 £410 +26.15% 29
East Sussex +2 17 £338 +12.50% 8
West Sussex -12 11 £425 +30.76% 11
Kent -11 10 £325 -13.33% 9
Middlesex +2 3 £275 -38.88%
Home Counties - 2 £431 -
Isle of Wight - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 467 (79.97%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (45.89%) JavaScript
3 258 (44.18%) Scrum
4 223 (38.18%) Java
5 218 (37.33%) HTML
6 217 (37.16%) C#
7 213 (36.47%) .NET
8 195 (33.39%) CSS
9 194 (33.22%) Web Services
10 189 (32.36%) BDD
11 174 (29.79%) MVC
12 144 (24.66%) OO
13 125 (21.40%) jQuery
14 119 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
15 117 (20.03%) ASP.NET
16 113 (19.35%) AngularJS
17 110 (18.84%) RESTful
18 107 (18.32%) Linux
19 102 (17.47%) Git (software)
20 97 (16.61%) SQL Server
21 96 (16.44%) HTML5
22 93 (15.92%) SQL
23 92 (15.75%) Jenkins
24 87 (14.90%) Software Engineering
25 85 (14.55%) WCF
26 83 (14.21%) JSON
26 83 (14.21%) Selenium
26 83 (14.21%) .NET Framework
27 82 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
28 78 (13.36%) JUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 54 (9.25%) Node.js
2 42 (7.19%) Apache
3 40 (6.85%) WebLogic
4 35 (5.99%) Tomcat
5 26 (4.45%) CMS
6 20 (3.42%) WebSphere
7 18 (3.08%) JBoss
8 14 (2.40%) Kentico
9 13 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (2.05%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.03%) Confluence
11 6 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.86%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.68%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (2.05%) Magento
2 11 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.40%) Amazon S3
4 12 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.86%) SaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Office 365
8 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.93%) Internet
2 23 (3.94%) HTTP
3 6 (1.03%) MPLS
4 5 (0.86%) SDH
4 5 (0.86%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.68%) Firewall
5 4 (0.68%) AMQP
6 3 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.17%) L2TP
7 1 (0.17%) RTP
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.51%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.65%) Oracle Database
4 31 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 20 (3.42%) Big Data
9 19 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (2.74%) MySQL
12 15 (2.57%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.20%) UniData
16 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (0.86%) Hazelcast
17 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 102 (17.47%) Git (software)
2 92 (15.75%) Jenkins
3 83 (14.21%) Selenium
4 78 (13.36%) JUnit
4 78 (13.36%) Cucumber
5 75 (12.84%) Subversion
6 45 (7.71%) Maven
7 41 (7.02%) NUnit
7 41 (7.02%) Visual Studio
8 38 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (6.51%) Mockito
9 33 (5.65%) Eclipse
10 21 (3.60%) WebDriver
11 20 (3.42%) Ant
11 20 (3.42%) JIRA
11 20 (3.42%) Grunt
11 20 (3.42%) QUnit
12 19 (3.25%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.05%) PHPUnit
13 12 (2.05%) StyleCop
General
1 70 (11.99%) Finance
2 24 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.25%) Publishing
3 19 (3.25%) Marketing
4 13 (2.23%) Retail
5 10 (1.71%) Banking
6 9 (1.54%) Games
7 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.03%) Electronics
9 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 441 (75.51%) Developer
2 114 (19.52%) .NET Developer
3 106 (18.15%) Java Developer
4 79 (13.53%) C# Developer
5 58 (9.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (8.39%) Analyst
7 44 (7.53%) Senior Developer
8 35 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 31 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (5.14%) Architect
11 29 (4.97%) Software Engineer
11 29 (4.97%) Test Analyst
12 26 (4.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (4.11%) Lead Developer
14 22 (3.77%) PHP Developer
14 22 (3.77%) iOS Developer
15 20 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
16 19 (3.25%) Python Developer
17 16 (2.74%) Web Developer
18 13 (2.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (37.33%) HTML
2 213 (36.47%) .NET
3 195 (33.39%) CSS
4 194 (33.22%) Web Services
5 125 (21.40%) jQuery
6 117 (20.03%) ASP.NET
7 113 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 110 (18.84%) RESTful
9 96 (16.44%) HTML5
10 85 (14.55%) WCF
11 83 (14.21%) .NET Framework
11 83 (14.21%) JSON
12 82 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 77 (13.18%) Spring
14 76 (13.01%) XML
15 70 (11.99%) SOAP
16 62 (10.62%) REST
17 60 (10.27%) CSS3
18 49 (8.39%) Entity Framework
19 47 (8.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.93%) Open Source
2 47 (8.05%) User Experience
3 32 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.25%) iPhone
6 16 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.57%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.71%) iPad
8 10 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.20%) Social Media
10 6 (1.03%) DTV
10 6 (1.03%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.86%) Wiki
12 4 (0.68%) New Media
12 4 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 107 (18.32%) Linux
2 34 (5.82%) UNIX
3 31 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 29 (4.97%) Windows
5 19 (3.25%) Android
6 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.34%) CentOS
7 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (79.97%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (44.18%) Scrum
3 189 (32.36%) BDD
4 174 (29.79%) MVC
5 144 (24.66%) OO
6 119 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (14.90%) Software Engineering
8 74 (12.67%) SOA
9 57 (9.76%) Web Development
10 56 (9.59%) E-Commerce
11 49 (8.39%) Automated Testing
11 49 (8.39%) Kanban
12 45 (7.71%) Unit Testing
13 39 (6.68%) OOP
14 36 (6.16%) Responsive Web Design
15 31 (5.31%) Test Automation
16 30 (5.14%) User Stories
17 29 (4.97%) Test Scripting
18 26 (4.45%) Software Testing
19 23 (3.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 268 (45.89%) JavaScript
2 223 (38.18%) Java
3 217 (37.16%) C#
4 93 (15.92%) SQL
5 45 (7.71%) Python
6 37 (6.34%) PHP
7 30 (5.14%) Objective-C
8 27 (4.62%) PL/SQL
9 25 (4.28%) C++
10 17 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.74%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.74%) Ruby
11 16 (2.74%) Scala
12 15 (2.57%) Groovy
13 12 (2.05%) C
14 11 (1.88%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.71%) XPath
15 10 (1.71%) XQuery
16 9 (1.54%) Perl
17 8 (1.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.42%) Degree
3 11 (1.88%) ISEB
4 8 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) HND
6 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.05%) VirtualBox
2 9 (1.54%) Docker
3 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.51%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) Varnish
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (5.82%) Puppet
2 18 (3.08%) Vagrant
3 10 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.68%) logstash
6 3 (0.51%) Hyperic
6 3 (0.51%) Ansible
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) Salt
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 74 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 72 (12.33%) Oracle
3 11 (1.88%) Apple
4 8 (1.37%) Adobe
4 8 (1.37%) VMware
5 7 (1.20%) Google
5 7 (1.20%) Twitter
6 6 (1.03%) SAP
6 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.86%) BEA
7 5 (0.86%) MetaSolv
7 5 (0.86%) Cramer
7 5 (0.86%) WSO2
8 4 (0.68%) Zend
8 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.68%) IBM
9 3 (0.51%) Software AG
9 3 (0.51%) webMethods
9 3 (0.51%) Telerik
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £360 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer!
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago