The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West / Dorset
Rank 17 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.26% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 188 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 90.43% 80.69% 84.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 116 107
Median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 17
Median hourly rate £10.98 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.85% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £14.40 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Dorset

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Dorset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Bournemouth - 2 - - 9
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Mockito
4 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Kafka
6 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Clojure
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) .NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) LESS
4 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile First
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Clojure
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) ES6
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef