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 3 months to 28 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 76 44
Rank change year-on-year +50 -32  
Contract jobs citing TDD 92 17 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.14% 1.04% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 1.30% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 10 34
Median daily rate £375 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.12% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1195 1308 1281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.77% 80.15% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 803 732
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 43
Median hourly rate £21.80 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.72% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in the East Midlands

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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 3 months to 28 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
Leicestershire +30 37 £380 +10.14% 3
Nottinghamshire +25 31 £368 -18.33% 18
Northamptonshire +27 26 £403 +61.00% 12
Lincolnshire - 14 £400 - 2
Derbyshire -6 3 £375 - 2
TDD
England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (55.88%) .NET
3 74 (54.41%) C#
4 52 (38.24%) JavaScript
5 49 (36.03%) XML
6 45 (33.09%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (27.94%) Scrum
8 37 (27.21%) CSS
9 36 (26.47%) HTML
9 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
10 34 (25.00%) Java
11 33 (24.26%) AngularJS
12 32 (23.53%) .NET Framework
12 32 (23.53%) OO
13 29 (21.32%) WPF
13 29 (21.32%) Dependency Injection
14 28 (20.59%) E-Commerce
15 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
15 26 (19.12%) MVVM
15 26 (19.12%) WCF
16 25 (18.38%) jQuery
16 25 (18.38%) XSLT
17 24 (17.65%) Finance
17 24 (17.65%) BDD
18 23 (16.91%) JSON
18 23 (16.91%) MVC
18 23 (16.91%) Spring
18 23 (16.91%) Web Services
19 21 (15.44%) SQL
20 20 (14.71%) RESTful

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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 3 (2.21%) JBoss
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (2.21%) WordPress
2 2 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.47%) Confluence
2 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) IaaS
2 8 (5.88%) PaaS
3 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) DNS
1 8 (5.88%) HTTP
1 8 (5.88%) SSL
1 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.88%) Blockchain
3 8 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.94%) Big Data
5 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.82%) JIRA
2 12 (8.82%) Selenium
3 10 (7.35%) Gradle
3 10 (7.35%) JUnit
3 10 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.62%) Maven
5 8 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 8 (5.88%) JProfiler
6 6 (4.41%) gulp
7 4 (2.94%) Mocha
7 4 (2.94%) Moq
7 4 (2.94%) NUnit
7 4 (2.94%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.21%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.21%) Subversion
8 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (17.65%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 5 (3.68%) Billing
4 3 (2.21%) Retail
5 2 (1.47%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 111 (81.62%) Developer
2 51 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 38 (27.94%) C# Developer
4 34 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 19 (13.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (13.24%) WPF Developer
8 16 (11.76%) XML Developer
8 16 (11.76%) XML XSLT Developer
9 11 (8.09%) Angular Developer
10 9 (6.62%) Agile Developer
10 9 (6.62%) HTML Developer
10 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.62%) WCF Developer
11 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (5.88%) Web Developer
12 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (4.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (55.88%) .NET
2 49 (36.03%) XML
3 37 (27.21%) CSS
4 36 (26.47%) HTML
5 33 (24.26%) AngularJS
6 32 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 29 (21.32%) WPF
8 26 (19.12%) WCF
9 25 (18.38%) jQuery
9 25 (18.38%) XSLT
10 23 (16.91%) JSON
10 23 (16.91%) Spring
10 23 (16.91%) Web Services
11 20 (14.71%) RESTful
12 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (12.50%) REST
13 15 (11.03%) Hibernate
13 15 (11.03%) HTML5
13 15 (11.03%) JPA
13 15 (11.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.47%) EPoS
2 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.74%) DataPower
3 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.74%) Social Media
3 1 (0.74%) User Experience
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Linux
2 8 (5.88%) CoreOS
2 8 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 7 (5.15%) Windows
4 5 (3.68%) VMS
5 4 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.47%) Android
6 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Unix
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.09%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (27.94%) Scrum
4 32 (23.53%) OO
5 29 (21.32%) Dependency Injection
6 28 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 26 (19.12%) MVVM
8 24 (17.65%) BDD
9 23 (16.91%) MVC
10 17 (12.50%) Front End Development
11 13 (9.56%) Unit Testing
12 11 (8.09%) Refactoring
12 11 (8.09%) SOA
13 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
13 10 (7.35%) Web Development
14 9 (6.62%) Integration Testing
15 8 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (5.88%) Data Modelling
15 8 (5.88%) Kanban
15 8 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.41%) C#
2 52 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.00%) Java
4 21 (15.44%) SQL
5 11 (8.09%) Python
6 6 (4.41%) C++
7 3 (2.21%) PHP
7 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.21%) XAML
8 2 (1.47%) ES6
9 1 (0.74%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) ISEB
2 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.47%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCP
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (8.82%) Oracle
2 7 (5.15%) Perforce
3 5 (3.68%) Adobe
4 2 (1.47%) Informatica
4 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.47%) Twitter
5 1 (0.74%) ESRI
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) Kony
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) Telerik
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Pearson Frank
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