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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 58 48
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing TDD 66 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.30% 2.40% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 2.93% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 27
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -8.57%  

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 1310 1261 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.34% 81.78% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 780 744
Median daily rate £403 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

TDD
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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Nottinghamshire +12 30 £350 -8.79% 16
Leicestershire +4 21 £400 +8.47% 4
Northamptonshire +8 15 £325 -35.00% 6
Lincolnshire - 14 £400 - 3
Derbyshire - 2 £325 - 2
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 112 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.57%) .NET
3 71 (44.94%) C#
4 63 (39.87%) JavaScript
5 52 (32.91%) HTML
6 50 (31.65%) XML
7 49 (31.01%) CSS
8 44 (27.85%) Git (software)
9 43 (27.22%) Java
10 42 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (25.95%) SQL
12 40 (25.32%) Scrum
13 37 (23.42%) AngularJS
14 35 (22.15%) OO
15 33 (20.89%) .NET Framework
16 32 (20.25%) Node.js
17 31 (19.62%) Test Automation
18 29 (18.35%) E-Commerce
18 29 (18.35%) SQL Server
18 29 (18.35%) WCF
19 28 (17.72%) Spring
19 28 (17.72%) BDD
20 27 (17.09%) JSON
21 25 (15.82%) HTML5
21 25 (15.82%) RESTful
21 25 (15.82%) MVC
22 24 (15.19%) Dependency Injection
22 24 (15.19%) WPF
23 23 (14.56%) CSS3
24 22 (13.92%) MVVM

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 10 (6.33%) Confluence
2 4 (2.53%) CMS
3 3 (1.90%) JBoss
3 3 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.27%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.63%) Mule
5 1 (0.63%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.76%) IaaS
2 8 (5.06%) PaaS
3 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) HTTP
2 8 (5.06%) DNS
2 8 (5.06%) SSL
2 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.13%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.70%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.80%) MySQL
6 4 (2.53%) Big Data
6 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.63%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.63%) Redis
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.29%) JIRA
3 20 (12.66%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.49%) Maven
5 12 (7.59%) Gradle
5 12 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (6.96%) IntelliJ
6 11 (6.96%) JUnit
7 10 (6.33%) Eclipse
7 10 (6.33%) JProfiler
8 8 (5.06%) MSTest
8 8 (5.06%) NUnit
9 7 (4.43%) gulp
9 7 (4.43%) Selenium
10 5 (3.16%) Grunt
11 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.53%) Mocha
11 4 (2.53%) Moq
11 4 (2.53%) Subversion
11 4 (2.53%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (10.76%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Billing
4 3 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (80.38%) Developer
2 39 (24.68%) .NET Developer
3 31 (19.62%) Java Developer
4 25 (15.82%) C# Developer
5 21 (13.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (12.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.59%) WPF Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Agile Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.80%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (3.80%) E-Commerce Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Scrum Master
11 6 (3.80%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) Platform Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (45.57%) .NET
2 52 (32.91%) HTML
3 50 (31.65%) XML
4 49 (31.01%) CSS
5 37 (23.42%) AngularJS
6 33 (20.89%) .NET Framework
7 32 (20.25%) Node.js
8 29 (18.35%) WCF
9 28 (17.72%) Spring
10 27 (17.09%) JSON
11 25 (15.82%) HTML5
11 25 (15.82%) RESTful
12 24 (15.19%) WPF
13 23 (14.56%) CSS3
14 22 (13.92%) React
14 22 (13.92%) SOAP
15 21 (13.29%) Web Services
16 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
17 19 (12.03%) jQuery
18 18 (11.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (0.63%) DataPower
5 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.96%) Linux
1 11 (6.96%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) VMS
3 8 (5.06%) CoreOS
3 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Unix
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (25.32%) Scrum
4 35 (22.15%) OO
5 31 (19.62%) Test Automation
6 29 (18.35%) E-Commerce
7 28 (17.72%) BDD
8 25 (15.82%) MVC
9 24 (15.19%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (13.92%) MVVM
11 19 (12.03%) Front End Development
12 16 (10.13%) Kanban
13 15 (9.49%) SOA
13 15 (9.49%) Software Engineering
13 15 (9.49%) Unit Testing
14 13 (8.23%) Pair Programming
15 12 (7.59%) Refactoring
16 10 (6.33%) Microservices
17 9 (5.70%) Coaching
17 9 (5.70%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (44.94%) C#
2 63 (39.87%) JavaScript
3 43 (27.22%) Java
4 41 (25.95%) SQL
5 11 (6.96%) Python
6 5 (3.16%) C++
7 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.90%) Scala
8 3 (1.90%) XAML
9 2 (1.27%) ES6
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) Ruby
9 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.63%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.27%) Degree
1 2 (1.27%) ISEB
1 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.63%) MCP
2 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
2 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (9.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (8.86%) Oracle
2 9 (5.70%) Perforce
3 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe
4 2 (1.27%) Informatica
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.27%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) ESRI
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.63%) Kony
5 1 (0.63%) Sybase
5 1 (0.63%) Telerik
5 1 (0.63%) WSO2
5 1 (0.63%) Zend
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