Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 38 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.35% 8.09% 7.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 9.84% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 39
East Sussex median daily rate £340 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +9.66% +13.28%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £285
90th Percentile £538 £526 £555
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £112.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -67.78% +181.25%

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 429 386 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 82.98% 82.13% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 241 284
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.34% +1.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 13
East Sussex median hourly rate £26.00 £23.68 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -10.98% +33.60%
10th Percentile £10.26 £13.23 £11.68
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.15 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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
Brighton 0 15 £525 +16.67% 16
Hastings -6 13 £340 -6.21%
Eastbourne - 4 £340 - 1
Hove -4 2 £519 - 1
Uckfield - 2 £323 - 4
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 £345 -
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Sussex region with a requirement for TDD.

1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Scrum
3 26 (68.42%) C#
4 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 24 (63.16%) MVC
5 23 (60.53%) .NET
5 23 (60.53%) Web Development
6 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
7 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
8 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (50.00%) WCF
10 18 (47.37%) Refactoring
10 18 (47.37%) N-Tier
10 18 (47.37%) Oracle
10 18 (47.37%) Web Services
10 18 (47.37%) Change Control
11 11 (28.95%) CSS
11 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
11 11 (28.95%) HTML
12 7 (18.42%) BDD
12 7 (18.42%) jQuery
13 5 (13.16%) Kanban
13 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
13 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
13 5 (13.16%) JIRA
14 4 (10.53%) Ajax
14 4 (10.53%) Spring
14 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering

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 (5.26%) Confluence
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) npm
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Grunt
2 4 (10.53%) gulp
2 4 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.26%) Bower
3 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.26%) Mocha
3 2 (5.26%) Moq
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) PostCSS
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) webpack
4 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 19 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 18 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (44.74%) SQL Developer
6 16 (42.11%) Agile .NET Developer
6 16 (42.11%) Agile C# Developer
6 16 (42.11%) Agile Developer
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Scala Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (50.00%) WCF
5 18 (47.37%) Web Services
6 11 (28.95%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) jQuery
8 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 4 (10.53%) Spring
10 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.89%) CSS3
10 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.89%) HTML5
10 3 (7.89%) XML
11 2 (5.26%) Jest
11 2 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Scrum
3 24 (63.16%) MVC
4 23 (60.53%) Web Development
5 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (47.37%) Change Control
6 18 (47.37%) Refactoring
7 7 (18.42%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Kanban
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.89%) UML
10 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (5.26%) QA Automation
11 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.26%) User Stories
11 2 (5.26%) Web Design
11 2 (5.26%) Web Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) Scala
4 3 (7.89%) C++
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) IEC 62304
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) SaltStack