Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 February 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 43 75
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 143 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.76% 3.99% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 4.87% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 53 76
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £313
90th Percentile £488 £475 £563
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.84%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,494 2,586 2,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.08% 81.94% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,579 1,653 1,548
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £236 £213 £240
90th Percentile £560 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 76
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.63 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.55% -0.31%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £38.75 £40.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the East Midlands

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in the East Midlands

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in the East Midlands

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in the East Midlands

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Northamptonshire +8 51 £413 +3.13% 15
Nottinghamshire -5 51 £419 +13.18% 39
Derbyshire +18 24 £375 +28.76% 10
Lincolnshire -8 12 - - 10
Leicestershire -28 10 £376 +25.42% 6
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 108 (75.52%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.56%) Test Automation
3 57 (39.86%) C#
4 56 (39.16%) BDD
5 54 (37.76%) Scrum
6 50 (34.97%) Java
7 48 (33.57%) Git (software)
8 46 (32.17%) .NET
9 40 (27.97%) Node.js
10 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
11 35 (24.48%) CSS
12 34 (23.78%) Microservices
13 30 (20.98%) HTML
13 30 (20.98%) Finance
13 30 (20.98%) MongoDB
14 29 (20.28%) Docker
15 26 (18.18%) OO
16 25 (17.48%) Unit Testing
16 25 (17.48%) Kanban
17 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (16.08%) NoSQL
17 23 (16.08%) SQL Server
17 23 (16.08%) SQL
18 22 (15.38%) Selenium
19 21 (14.69%) Jenkins
19 21 (14.69%) JUnit
20 20 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (13.29%) Spring
21 19 (13.29%) React
22 18 (12.59%) SDLC

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (2.80%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.10%) Apache
2 3 (2.10%) JBoss
3 2 (1.40%) CICS
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.40%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.40%) WildFly
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 11 (7.69%) PaaS
3 10 (6.99%) npm
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.40%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (1.40%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.98%) MongoDB
2 23 (16.08%) NoSQL
2 23 (16.08%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.29%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (3.50%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.50%) Redis
9 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.10%) DB2
10 3 (2.10%) MySQL
11 2 (1.40%) Apache Kudu
11 2 (1.40%) Big Data
11 2 (1.40%) Cloudera CDH
11 2 (1.40%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.40%) Impala
11 2 (1.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (33.57%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.38%) Selenium
3 21 (14.69%) Jenkins
3 21 (14.69%) JUnit
4 16 (11.19%) JIRA
5 15 (10.49%) Cucumber
6 13 (9.09%) gulp
7 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (6.99%) SonarQube
8 10 (6.99%) WebDriver
9 8 (5.59%) Grunt
9 8 (5.59%) Maven
10 6 (4.20%) Gradle
10 6 (4.20%) JMeter
10 6 (4.20%) JProfiler
10 6 (4.20%) webpack
11 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.50%) FitNesse
11 5 (3.50%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.50%) Protractor
General
1 30 (20.98%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Marketing
3 14 (9.79%) Retail
4 13 (9.09%) Banking
5 12 (8.39%) Advertising
6 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
7 9 (6.29%) Manufacturing
8 8 (5.59%) Games
9 3 (2.10%) Electronics
10 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (58.74%) Developer
2 21 (14.69%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Architect
5 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
5 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 11 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.99%) Scrum Master
7 9 (6.29%) React Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Angular Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Digital Architect
8 8 (5.59%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.90%) UI Developer
10 6 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.20%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.17%) .NET
2 40 (27.97%) Node.js
3 35 (24.48%) CSS
4 30 (20.98%) HTML
5 19 (13.29%) React
5 19 (13.29%) Spring
6 18 (12.59%) HTML5
6 18 (12.59%) Web Services
7 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
8 16 (11.19%) CSS3
8 16 (11.19%) REST
9 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (10.49%) JSON
9 15 (10.49%) Sass
10 13 (9.09%) .NET Core
10 13 (9.09%) Kafka
10 13 (9.09%) Redux
10 13 (9.09%) RESTful
11 12 (8.39%) Hibernate
11 12 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.80%) CCTV
3 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.40%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.10%) Linux
3 2 (1.40%) CentOS
3 2 (1.40%) zOS
4 1 (0.70%) Android
4 1 (0.70%) Debian
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (75.52%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.56%) Test Automation
3 56 (39.16%) BDD
4 54 (37.76%) Scrum
5 34 (23.78%) Microservices
6 26 (18.18%) OO
7 25 (17.48%) Kanban
7 25 (17.48%) Unit Testing
8 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (12.59%) SDLC
10 17 (11.89%) Analytics
11 16 (11.19%) MVC
11 16 (11.19%) User Stories
12 15 (10.49%) DevOps
12 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce
12 15 (10.49%) OOP
13 13 (9.09%) Open Source
14 12 (8.39%) Web Development
15 11 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
16 10 (6.99%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.86%) C#
2 50 (34.97%) Java
3 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.08%) SQL
5 9 (6.29%) ES6
6 7 (4.90%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.20%) Scala
8 5 (3.50%) Ruby
9 3 (2.10%) Python
9 3 (2.10%) R
10 2 (1.40%) COBOL
10 2 (1.40%) ES7
10 2 (1.40%) PHP
10 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.70%) Clojure
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.80%) Degree
3 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.40%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (20.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.70%) logstash
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (9.09%) Perforce
2 11 (7.69%) Google
3 10 (6.99%) Oracle
4 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.80%) Capita
6 3 (2.10%) SAP
7 2 (1.40%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.70%) CA Agile Central