Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 38 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.02% 2.68% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 3.56% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 4
Dorset median daily rate £418 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +9.44% +4.43%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £333
90th Percentile £463 £513 £469
South West median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +29.31% -25.64%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 243 337 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.27% 75.22% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 244 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £208 £227 £231
90th Percentile £500 £522 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.45 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +14 13 £409 +2.19% 3
TDD
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (40.00%) Spring
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) SOAP
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (40.00%) WCF
6 6 (40.00%) System Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Data Extraction
6 6 (40.00%) MVVM
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Maven
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) REST

TDD
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Gradle
3 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) JProfiler
5 1 (6.67%) VisualVM
5 1 (6.67%) YourKit
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Data Extraction
3 6 (40.00%) MVVM
3 6 (40.00%) System Testing
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Grafana
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk