The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / East of England
Rank 9 51 49
Rank change year-on-year +42 -2  
Contract jobs citing TDD 229 77 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.75% 3.13% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.00% 3.88% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 55 42
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 - £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 - £42.50
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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1761 1982 2058
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.68% 80.67% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1175 1193
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in the East of England

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in the East of England

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in the East of England

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TDD in the East of England

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Essex +30 105 £405 +1.25% 16
Hertfordshire +31 61 £525 +7.69% 19
Cambridgeshire +25 31 £400 +1.91% 19
Bedfordshire +7 14 £350 -26.31% 4
Suffolk -1 13 £375 -6.83% 2
Norfolk -2 5 £325 +4.83% 8
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region with a requirement for TDD.

1 336 (77.60%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (48.04%) Java
3 178 (41.11%) Scrum
4 155 (35.80%) Continuous Integration
5 154 (35.57%) BDD
6 110 (25.40%) JavaScript
7 106 (24.48%) DevOps
8 101 (23.33%) Jenkins
8 101 (23.33%) C#
9 98 (22.63%) .NET
10 93 (21.48%) Git (software)
11 91 (21.02%) E-Commerce
12 87 (20.09%) HTML
13 83 (19.17%) RESTful
14 82 (18.94%) XML
14 82 (18.94%) MVC
15 81 (18.71%) Kanban
16 71 (16.40%) SOA
17 66 (15.24%) Software Engineering
18 65 (15.01%) JIRA
19 64 (14.78%) JSON
20 62 (14.32%) Finance
21 60 (13.86%) Spring
21 60 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
22 59 (13.63%) QA
23 57 (13.16%) Oracle
24 55 (12.70%) JUnit
24 55 (12.70%) Web Services
24 55 (12.70%) Selenium
24 55 (12.70%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 32 (7.39%) Confluence
2 23 (5.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (4.85%) Apache
3 21 (4.85%) JBoss
4 19 (4.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (3.00%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.62%) IIS
8 7 (1.62%) WordPress
9 6 (1.39%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.39%) Mule
9 6 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.92%) nginx
11 3 (0.69%) CMS
11 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.46%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.62%) MS Office
3 6 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.08%) GitHub
3 17 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.77%) PaaS
5 10 (2.31%) IaaS
6 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.46%) Office 365
7 2 (0.46%) Yammer
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.16%) HTTP
1 31 (7.16%) TCP/IP
2 27 (6.24%) SSL
3 11 (2.54%) DNS
4 6 (1.39%) LDAP
5 4 (0.92%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) DHCP
6 1 (0.23%) FTP
6 1 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.78%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.54%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.77%) MySQL
6 11 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.62%) Big Data
7 7 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.39%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.15%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.69%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.69%) Redis
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.23%) HBase
12 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 101 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 93 (21.48%) Git (software)
3 65 (15.01%) JIRA
4 55 (12.70%) JUnit
4 55 (12.70%) Selenium
5 39 (9.01%) Cucumber
5 39 (9.01%) Maven
6 33 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (6.93%) Gradle
8 28 (6.47%) SoapUI
8 28 (6.47%) WebDriver
9 27 (6.24%) Subversion
10 22 (5.08%) Ant
10 22 (5.08%) JBehave
11 18 (4.16%) JIRA Agile
12 17 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (3.70%) Eclipse
14 15 (3.46%) Moq
15 14 (3.23%) Calabash
15 14 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 62 (14.32%) Finance
2 33 (7.62%) Manufacturing
3 27 (6.24%) Marketing
4 22 (5.08%) Electronics
4 22 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.16%) Automotive
6 15 (3.46%) Retail
7 8 (1.85%) Back Office
8 6 (1.39%) Legal
9 5 (1.15%) Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 283 (65.36%) Developer
2 121 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 64 (14.78%) C# Developer
4 55 (12.70%) .NET Developer
5 48 (11.09%) Senior Developer
6 44 (10.16%) Agile Developer
7 40 (9.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (9.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 33 (7.62%) Agile Java Developer
9 27 (6.24%) AWS Developer
10 25 (5.77%) Scrum Master
11 21 (4.85%) Analyst
12 20 (4.62%) Angular Developer
12 20 (4.62%) Architect
13 19 (4.39%) Android Developer
13 19 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (4.39%) Senior Agile Developer
13 19 (4.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 19 (4.39%) XML Developer
13 19 (4.39%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (22.63%) .NET
2 87 (20.09%) HTML
3 83 (19.17%) RESTful
4 82 (18.94%) XML
5 64 (14.78%) JSON
6 60 (13.86%) Spring
7 55 (12.70%) Web Services
8 51 (11.78%) CSS
9 49 (11.32%) AngularJS
10 47 (10.85%) REST
11 39 (9.01%) Hibernate
12 36 (8.31%) J2EE
12 36 (8.31%) jQuery
12 36 (8.31%) XSLT
13 35 (8.08%) HTML5
13 35 (8.08%) Node.js
14 32 (7.39%) .NET Framework
15 29 (6.70%) ASP.NET
16 28 (6.47%) Entity Framework
17 27 (6.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.24%) Mobile App
2 35 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.00%) Animation
4 19 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.16%) Virtual Team
6 13 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.77%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.54%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.31%) iPhone
10 6 (1.39%) iPad
11 4 (0.92%) Contactless
11 4 (0.92%) EMV
12 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.69%) User Experience
13 2 (0.46%) FMCG
13 2 (0.46%) PMI
13 2 (0.46%) Replication
13 2 (0.46%) RIA
13 2 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.47%) Linux
2 36 (8.31%) Android
3 33 (7.62%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.08%) Unix
5 21 (4.85%) Windows
6 11 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.31%) CoreOS
7 10 (2.31%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (77.60%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (41.11%) Scrum
3 155 (35.80%) Continuous Integration
4 154 (35.57%) BDD
5 106 (24.48%) DevOps
6 91 (21.02%) E-Commerce
7 82 (18.94%) MVC
8 81 (18.71%) Kanban
9 71 (16.40%) SOA
10 66 (15.24%) Software Engineering
11 60 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 55 (12.70%) Pair Programming
13 47 (10.85%) Open Source
14 43 (9.93%) OO
15 42 (9.70%) Mentoring
16 37 (8.55%) Microservices
17 36 (8.31%) Test Automation
18 35 (8.08%) ATDD
19 34 (7.85%) OOD
19 34 (7.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 208 (48.04%) Java
2 110 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 101 (23.33%) C#
4 39 (9.01%) SQL
5 24 (5.54%) Python
5 24 (5.54%) Scala
6 19 (4.39%) Groovy
7 18 (4.16%) Ruby
8 16 (3.70%) Perl
9 15 (3.46%) Apple Swift
9 15 (3.46%) C
9 15 (3.46%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.23%) C++
10 14 (3.23%) PHP
11 13 (3.00%) Go
12 10 (2.31%) Clojure
12 10 (2.31%) Rust
13 9 (2.08%) XPath
14 8 (1.85%) F#
15 6 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (3.93%) Degree
2 6 (1.39%) ISEB
2 6 (1.39%) ISTQB
2 6 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.46%) PMP
5 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.63%) QA
2 12 (2.77%) SDET
3 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.46%) WAI
6 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (6.93%) Docker
2 7 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (6.70%) Puppet
3 19 (4.39%) Ansible
4 2 (0.46%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 57 (13.16%) Oracle
2 25 (5.77%) Adobe
3 24 (5.54%) SAP
4 22 (5.08%) WSO2
5 19 (4.39%) Microsoft
6 14 (3.23%) IBM
7 9 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.62%) VMware
9 4 (0.92%) Telerik
9 4 (0.92%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.46%) Google
11 2 (0.46%) hybris
11 2 (0.46%) Infor
11 2 (0.46%) Mapbox
11 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.23%) FatWire
12 1 (0.23%) Omniture
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
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