Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.54% 8.19% 9.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 9.53% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 58
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +0.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £307 £213 £325
90th Percentile £575 £475 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -2.35% -1.16% -9.47%

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 467 451 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 86.16% 85.90% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 297 352
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.81% -0.13%
10th Percentile £275 £231 £253
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £12.72 £17.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.17% -28.04% -6.21%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.84
90th Percentile £16.68 £58.13 £38.85
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

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 July 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 20 July 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 -6 10 £499 +10.83% 12
Hastings +6 7 £413 +22.22%
Hove -8 6 £513 +13.89%
Uckfield - 2 £320 - 2
Eastbourne - 1 £438 -
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 13 (43.33%) .NET Framework
5 12 (40.00%) HTML
5 12 (40.00%) CSS
5 12 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 9 (30.00%) Scrum
6 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
7 8 (26.67%) LINQ
7 8 (26.67%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Web Services
7 8 (26.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 8 (26.67%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (23.33%) React
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.00%) Sass
9 6 (20.00%) LESS
9 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 5 (16.67%) Secure Coding

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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) Serverless
4 1 (3.33%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) MQTT
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) fastlane
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# Developer
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Agile C# Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Developer
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
8 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (43.33%) .NET Framework
4 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (26.67%) LINQ
5 8 (26.67%) LINQ to SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (23.33%) React
7 6 (20.00%) LESS
7 6 (20.00%) Sass
8 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (16.67%) REST
9 3 (10.00%) RESTful
10 2 (6.67%) jQuery
10 2 (6.67%) LAMP
10 2 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Concurrent Programming
3 8 (26.67%) Multithreaded Programming
3 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Secure Coding
6 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) ISMS
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Java 8
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Appcelerator
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau