Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 39 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 +40 -24
Contract jobs citing TDD 182 158 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.37% 5.11% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.68% 6.03% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 104 43
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +5.96%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £522 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -5.88%

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 2,370 2,619 2,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.01% 84.76% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,467 1,652 1,618
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 86 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -19.44%
10th Percentile £10.37 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +7 75 £450 +12.50% 14
Nottinghamshire +1 68 £394 +7.14% 36
Leicestershire -14 19 £400 - 9
Derbyshire +21 9 £400 +23.08% 3
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 124 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (51.65%) Java
3 80 (43.96%) Git (software)
4 77 (42.31%) Test Automation
5 66 (36.26%) JavaScript
6 55 (30.22%) Scrum
7 54 (29.67%) Microservices
8 53 (29.12%) HTML
8 53 (29.12%) Unit Testing
9 51 (28.02%) Node.js
9 51 (28.02%) Spring
10 48 (26.37%) C#
11 46 (25.27%) React
12 45 (24.73%) BDD
13 41 (22.53%) AngularJS
13 41 (22.53%) CSS
13 41 (22.53%) Web Services
13 41 (22.53%) OO
14 40 (21.98%) Jenkins
15 39 (21.43%) .NET
15 39 (21.43%) HTML5
16 36 (19.78%) CSS3
17 34 (18.68%) Selenium
17 34 (18.68%) JSON
18 33 (18.13%) Docker
18 33 (18.13%) DevOps
18 33 (18.13%) Front End Development
19 32 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
19 32 (17.58%) Cucumber
20 31 (17.03%) RESTful

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 5 (2.75%) JBoss
1 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.75%) WildFly
2 4 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.65%) Confluence
3 3 (1.65%) IIS
3 3 (1.65%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.10%) CICS
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.44%) npm
4 8 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.75%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.65%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.85%) Redis
6 3 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.10%) DB2
7 2 (1.10%) MySQL
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.55%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 80 (43.96%) Git (software)
2 40 (21.98%) Jenkins
3 34 (18.68%) Selenium
4 32 (17.58%) Cucumber
5 30 (16.48%) Maven
6 29 (15.93%) gulp
7 27 (14.84%) SonarQube
8 25 (13.74%) Grunt
9 21 (11.54%) webpack
10 17 (9.34%) Subversion
11 15 (8.24%) JIRA
12 12 (6.59%) JUnit
13 9 (4.95%) Bitbucket
13 9 (4.95%) SoapUI
14 8 (4.40%) Jasmine
15 7 (3.85%) Bower
15 7 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (3.85%) WebDriver
15 7 (3.85%) Yeoman
16 5 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (17.03%) Finance
2 9 (4.95%) Banking
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.10%) Games
5 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (69.23%) Developer
2 38 (20.88%) Java Developer
3 33 (18.13%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.99%) UI Developer
5 16 (8.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (8.24%) Tester
7 13 (7.14%) React Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Architect
9 10 (5.49%) Automation Tester
9 10 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.95%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.95%) Java Architect
10 9 (4.95%) WCF Developer
11 8 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.85%) WPF Developer
13 6 (3.30%) Scala Developer
14 5 (2.75%) Developer in Test
14 5 (2.75%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.12%) HTML
2 51 (28.02%) Node.js
2 51 (28.02%) Spring
3 46 (25.27%) React
4 41 (22.53%) AngularJS
4 41 (22.53%) CSS
4 41 (22.53%) Web Services
5 39 (21.43%) .NET
5 39 (21.43%) HTML5
6 36 (19.78%) CSS3
7 34 (18.68%) JSON
8 31 (17.03%) RESTful
9 30 (16.48%) Hibernate
10 29 (15.93%) jQuery
11 28 (15.38%) Spring Boot
12 25 (13.74%) XML
13 20 (10.99%) Sass
14 16 (8.79%) .NET Framework
14 16 (8.79%) Ajax
15 15 (8.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.85%) User Experience
3 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.75%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.65%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.10%) IVR
6 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.44%) Linux
2 18 (9.89%) Windows
3 10 (5.49%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.10%) Solaris
4 2 (1.10%) zOS
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 55 (30.22%) Scrum
4 54 (29.67%) Microservices
5 53 (29.12%) Unit Testing
6 45 (24.73%) BDD
7 41 (22.53%) OO
8 33 (18.13%) DevOps
8 33 (18.13%) Front End Development
9 29 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (9.34%) Kanban
11 16 (8.79%) MVC
12 14 (7.69%) OOP
12 14 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 13 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
13 13 (7.14%) SOA
14 11 (6.04%) Configuration Management
14 11 (6.04%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.04%) MVVM
15 10 (5.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 94 (51.65%) Java
2 66 (36.26%) JavaScript
3 48 (26.37%) C#
4 26 (14.29%) Java 8
5 24 (13.19%) SQL
6 14 (7.69%) ES6
7 12 (6.59%) Scala
8 9 (4.95%) Python
9 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.75%) Groovy
11 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.65%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.10%) COBOL
13 2 (1.10%) ES7
13 2 (1.10%) Perl
13 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (7.69%) Degree
2 10 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.65%) ISEB
4 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) GCP
2 1 (0.55%) PMO
2 1 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (18.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.40%) Ansible
2 8 (4.40%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.85%) Puppet
4 3 (1.65%) OpenView
4 3 (1.65%) SCOM
4 3 (1.65%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.10%) Rancher
5 2 (1.10%) Terraform
6 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.24%) Oracle
3 14 (7.69%) Perforce
4 8 (4.40%) Google
5 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.20%) HP
7 3 (1.65%) Splunk
8 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.55%) SAP
9 1 (0.55%) Twitter