Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 26 40
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 522 281 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.12% 5.77% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% 7.08% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 171 167
East of England median daily rate £494 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £316
90th Percentile £584 £568 £600
England median daily rate £500 £463 £443
% change year-on-year +8.11% +4.41% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 13
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.51 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.19% -2.51% -
10th Percentile £37.00 £31.63 £31.90
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4265 3967 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.39% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2302 2704
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 320 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Essex +20 257 £513 +13.89% 12
Cambridgeshire +12 128 £375 -1.64% 31
Hertfordshire -4 81 £388 -26.19% 47
Bedfordshire 0 35 £450 -7.22% 3
Norfolk +20 25 £325 -13.33% 6
Suffolk -5 14 £388 -4.91% 5
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 475 (91.00%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (36.59%) SOA
2 191 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
3 190 (36.40%) Scrum
4 172 (32.95%) Middleware
5 168 (32.18%) Java
6 152 (29.12%) XML
7 145 (27.78%) Finance
8 136 (26.05%) C#
9 133 (25.48%) JSON
10 131 (25.10%) .NET
11 126 (24.14%) Manufacturing
11 126 (24.14%) Marketing
12 125 (23.95%) Oracle
12 125 (23.95%) JavaScript
12 125 (23.95%) Jenkins
13 122 (23.37%) Telecoms
14 120 (22.99%) Maven
15 119 (22.80%) BDD
16 118 (22.61%) Web Services
17 115 (22.03%) Digital Marketing
17 115 (22.03%) Git (software)
18 114 (21.84%) Electronics
19 113 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
19 113 (21.65%) SAP
19 113 (21.65%) Programme Management
20 107 (20.50%) Kanban
21 103 (19.73%) DevOps
22 101 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
22 101 (19.35%) WSO2

TDD
Co-occurring 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 98 (18.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 83 (15.90%) Mule
3 77 (14.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 45 (8.62%) Confluence
5 32 (6.13%) JBoss
6 27 (5.17%) WebLogic
7 26 (4.98%) Apache
8 16 (3.07%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.72%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.72%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.53%) CMS
10 8 (1.53%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.15%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.77%) IIS
12 4 (0.77%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.19%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.45%) GitHub
4 14 (2.68%) PaaS
5 11 (2.11%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.53%) Sauce Labs
7 5 (0.96%) IaaS
7 5 (0.96%) npm
7 5 (0.96%) SaaS
8 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.19%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.43%) HTTP
2 39 (7.47%) SSL
3 38 (7.28%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.30%) Internet
5 8 (1.53%) Wireless
6 7 (1.34%) 3GPP
6 7 (1.34%) LDAP
6 7 (1.34%) LTE
7 2 (0.38%) SMS
8 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.19%) WEP
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.64%) Relational Database
2 56 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 44 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 35 (6.70%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.02%) RDBMS
6 18 (3.45%) MySQL
7 15 (2.87%) Redis
8 10 (1.92%) Big Data
8 10 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.15%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.15%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.96%) HBase
13 5 (0.96%) Impala
13 5 (0.96%) Sqoop
14 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 125 (23.95%) Jenkins
2 120 (22.99%) Maven
3 115 (22.03%) Git (software)
4 63 (12.07%) JIRA
5 51 (9.77%) Subversion
6 48 (9.20%) JUnit
7 34 (6.51%) SoapUI
8 30 (5.75%) Selenium
9 28 (5.36%) Cucumber
10 25 (4.79%) JIRA Agile
10 25 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (4.41%) Gradle
12 22 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (4.21%) WebDriver
13 18 (3.45%) TeamCity
14 17 (3.26%) Ant
15 16 (3.07%) Mockito
16 11 (2.11%) NUnit
17 10 (1.92%) Eclipse
17 10 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 145 (27.78%) Finance
2 126 (24.14%) Manufacturing
2 126 (24.14%) Marketing
3 122 (23.37%) Telecoms
4 114 (21.84%) Electronics
5 21 (4.02%) Retail
6 11 (2.11%) Automotive
6 11 (2.11%) Banking
7 9 (1.72%) Advertising
8 8 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.77%) Games
10 3 (0.57%) Law
10 3 (0.57%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 333 (63.79%) Developer
2 80 (15.33%) Agile Developer
3 79 (15.13%) Senior Developer
4 76 (14.56%) .NET Developer
5 69 (13.22%) Integration Developer
6 66 (12.64%) C# Developer
7 64 (12.26%) Java Developer
8 60 (11.49%) SOA Developer
9 51 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 39 (7.47%) Architect
12 32 (6.13%) Senior Agile Developer
13 29 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
14 28 (5.36%) Scrum Master
15 26 (4.98%) Lead Developer
15 26 (4.98%) Node.js Developer
16 22 (4.21%) Analyst
17 21 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 21 (4.02%) SQL Developer
18 20 (3.83%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (32.95%) Middleware
2 152 (29.12%) XML
3 133 (25.48%) JSON
4 131 (25.10%) .NET
5 118 (22.61%) Web Services
6 101 (19.35%) SOAP
7 96 (18.39%) XSLT
8 84 (16.09%) REST
9 82 (15.71%) Apache Camel
10 78 (14.94%) Swagger
11 76 (14.56%) Node.js
11 76 (14.56%) WireMock
12 74 (14.18%) RESTful
13 67 (12.84%) HTML
14 64 (12.26%) Spring
15 60 (11.49%) CSS
16 50 (9.58%) AngularJS
17 43 (8.24%) J2EE
18 36 (6.90%) HTML5
19 35 (6.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 101 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 13 (2.49%) Animation
6 12 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.11%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.92%) User Experience
9 8 (1.53%) RIA
10 7 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.34%) VHDL
11 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.77%) iPhone
13 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.38%) Life Science
14 2 (0.38%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.38%) Web 2.0
15 1 (0.19%) DataPower
15 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
15 1 (0.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.49%) Linux
2 39 (7.47%) Unix
3 27 (5.17%) Mac OS X
3 27 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (4.60%) Android
5 18 (3.45%) Windows
6 17 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.68%) Solaris
8 9 (1.72%) HPUX
9 5 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (91.00%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
2 191 (36.59%) SOA
3 190 (36.40%) Scrum
4 119 (22.80%) BDD
5 115 (22.03%) Digital Marketing
6 113 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
6 113 (21.65%) Programme Management
7 107 (20.50%) Kanban
8 103 (19.73%) DevOps
9 92 (17.62%) Microservices
10 81 (15.52%) Test Automation
11 79 (15.13%) E-Commerce
12 74 (14.18%) MVC
13 71 (13.60%) User Stories
14 63 (12.07%) Software Engineering
15 61 (11.69%) Pair Programming
16 56 (10.73%) Configuration Management
17 46 (8.81%) Coaching
18 45 (8.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 168 (32.18%) Java
2 136 (26.05%) C#
3 125 (23.95%) JavaScript
4 83 (15.90%) XPath
5 66 (12.64%) SQL
6 27 (5.17%) Groovy
7 23 (4.41%) C
8 22 (4.21%) Ruby
9 19 (3.64%) C++
10 17 (3.26%) Perl
11 16 (3.07%) Python
12 14 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.30%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.53%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.53%) Scala
15 7 (1.34%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.96%) HiveQL
16 5 (0.96%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.96%) PHP
16 5 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (1.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.34%) ISEB
3 5 (0.96%) Degree
4 4 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.51%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.38%) WAI
3 2 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 96 (18.39%) Docker
2 5 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
2 50 (9.58%) Puppet
3 30 (5.75%) Ansible
4 10 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.38%) Terraform
6 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 125 (23.95%) Oracle
2 113 (21.65%) SAP
3 101 (19.35%) WSO2
4 26 (4.98%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.87%) Google
6 12 (2.30%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.11%) IBM
8 9 (1.72%) CA
8 9 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (1.53%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.34%) HP
11 6 (1.15%) Adobe
11 6 (1.15%) New Relic
12 5 (0.96%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.96%) webMethods
13 4 (0.77%) Talend
14 2 (0.38%) Coveo
14 2 (0.38%) Omniture
14 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
15 1 (0.19%) VMware