Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 20 February 2019 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 23 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 42 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.82% 6.86% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 8.39% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 19
East Sussex median daily rate £463 £340 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.03% -13.92% +6.76%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £320
90th Percentile £663 £539 £508
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.73% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.45 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +1.00% +23.29% -27.00%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 520 441 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 84.42% 81.82% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 302 221
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +8.85% +1.71%
10th Percentile £294 £276 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 15
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -37.21% -34.45%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.28 £11.10
90th Percentile £66.64 £45.00 £44.05
South East median hourly rate £26.58 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.64% +6.76% -25.00%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in East Sussex

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in East Sussex

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in East Sussex over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in East Sussex

TDD
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 February 2019. 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
Brighton -2 25 £475 -9.52% 18
Hove +2 6 £525 -4.55% 4
Eastbourne -1 6 £453 +33.09%
Hastings -4 4 £453 +33.09%
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 Sussex region with a requirement for TDD.

1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 18 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 17 (40.48%) HTML
4 17 (40.48%) CSS
5 16 (38.10%) .NET
5 16 (38.10%) Scrum
6 14 (33.33%) Java
6 14 (33.33%) Finance
6 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 12 (28.57%) React
7 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 12 (28.57%) RESTful
7 12 (28.57%) BDD
7 12 (28.57%) C#
8 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (23.81%) Open Source
9 10 (23.81%) Web Services
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) Pair Programming
10 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
10 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
11 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
12 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 2 (4.76%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.76%) Luigi
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (7.14%) Serverless
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.76%) G Suite
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.76%) PaaS
6 1 (2.38%) BrowserStack
6 1 (2.38%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) MQTT
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.76%) Azkaban
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
4 4 (9.52%) NUnit
5 3 (7.14%) Gradle
5 3 (7.14%) Grunt
5 3 (7.14%) gulp
5 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (7.14%) Mocha
5 3 (7.14%) MSTest
5 3 (7.14%) PostCSS
5 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Angular Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (11.90%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (11.90%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 17 (40.48%) CSS
2 17 (40.48%) HTML
3 16 (38.10%) .NET
4 12 (28.57%) React
4 12 (28.57%) RESTful
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
6 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 6 (14.29%) Node.js
8 5 (11.90%) HTML5
8 5 (11.90%) JSON
8 5 (11.90%) LESS
9 4 (9.52%) Angular 2
9 4 (9.52%) LINQ
9 4 (9.52%) Spring
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.14%) Spring.NET
10 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Fintech
2 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.14%) Social Network
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Smart Home
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 12 (28.57%) BDD
4 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) Open Source
6 9 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.90%) Kanban
9 5 (11.90%) Web Development
10 4 (9.52%) Concurrent Programming
10 4 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
10 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
10 4 (9.52%) OO
10 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) ES6
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Apple
2 3 (7.14%) Facebook
2 3 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat