Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +24
Contract jobs citing TDD 22 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.22% 5.94% 9.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 7.24% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 56
East Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +20.16%
10th Percentile £318 £223 £325
90th Percentile £560 £475 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +12.79% -4.44%

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 422 387 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 81.00% 82.17% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 252 299
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.50% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £273 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £22.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -32.37% -9.80%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £10.84
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +4 14 £480 +6.67% 8
Hove -4 5 £500 +24.84%
Hastings -5 2 £358 -1.38%
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Sussex region with a requirement for TDD.

1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) C#
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) Web Development
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
8 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
9 4 (18.18%) QA
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) Ajax
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 4 (18.18%) MySQL
10 3 (13.64%) Java
10 3 (13.64%) C++
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) UML
10 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) WCF

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.55%) Serverless
2 1 (4.55%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.55%) CocoaPods
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum Master
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) LAMP
5 2 (9.09%) Lucene
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Web Development
5 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) UML
8 3 (13.64%) User Stories
8 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
9 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.09%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Java 8
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) IEC 62304
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator
3 1 (4.55%) SaltStack