Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.31% 9.01% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 10.43% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 41
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +24.14%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £608 £509 £550
South East median daily rate £484 £425 £442
% change year-on-year +13.88% -3.74% +12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -20.00%

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 559 470 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 88.87% 86.40% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 315 286
East Sussex median daily rate £419 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £539
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £28.25 £17.00 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.18% -12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.69 £13.11
90th Percentile £43.75 £72.50 £36.25
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £24.11
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.66% +0.44%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 24 £488 +8.33% 21
Hastings -3 9 £413 +21.32% 2
Hove -7 4 £600 +33.33%
Eastbourne -6 3 £438 +28.68%
Uckfield 0 2 £320 -0.78%
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 21 (45.65%) .NET
4 19 (41.30%) CSS
4 19 (41.30%) HTML
5 18 (39.13%) C#
6 17 (36.96%) .NET Framework
6 17 (36.96%) SQL
6 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (34.78%) Entity Framework
8 14 (30.43%) Scrum
8 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 13 (28.26%) React
9 13 (28.26%) Finance
9 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
10 12 (26.09%) Web Services
10 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
11 10 (21.74%) Pair Programming
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.57%) LINQ
12 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
12 9 (19.57%) Concurrent Programming
12 9 (19.57%) Multithreaded Programming
13 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (17.39%) RESTful
13 8 (17.39%) LINQ to SQL
14 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (15.22%) Java
15 6 (13.04%) Jenkins

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 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.52%) Serverless
4 2 (4.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) MQTT
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Big Data
3 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) Gradle
3 3 (6.52%) MSTest
3 3 (6.52%) NUnit
3 3 (6.52%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Developer
4 12 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (26.09%) C# Developer
5 11 (23.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (19.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (17.39%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Agile C# Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Agile Developer
8 7 (15.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (13.04%) Angular Developer
9 6 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (13.04%) HTML Developer
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Scrum Master
11 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
11 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) CSS
2 19 (41.30%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) .NET Framework
3 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (34.78%) Entity Framework
5 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 13 (28.26%) React
7 12 (26.09%) Web Services
8 9 (19.57%) LINQ
9 8 (17.39%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (17.39%) RESTful
10 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (10.87%) LESS
11 5 (10.87%) Node.js
11 5 (10.87%) REST
11 5 (10.87%) Sass
12 3 (6.52%) Ninject
12 3 (6.52%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Social Network
3 2 (4.35%) Fintech
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Scrum
3 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
3 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
4 10 (21.74%) Pair Programming
5 9 (19.57%) Concurrent Programming
5 9 (19.57%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.04%) BDD
8 6 (13.04%) Kanban
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Open Source
9 5 (10.87%) Secure Coding
10 4 (8.70%) Information Security
10 4 (8.70%) Information Security Management
10 4 (8.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 17 (36.96%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) ES6
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Java 8
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Apple
2 3 (6.52%) Facebook
2 3 (6.52%) Twitter
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau