Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 16 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)
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 7 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 10.00% 12.64% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 15.83% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Farnborough median daily rate £450 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.47% -1.67%
10th Percentile £415 £370 £322
90th Percentile £480 £538 £411
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £370
% change year-on-year - +21.62% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Farnborough median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Farnborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 100 139 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 83.33% 79.89% 59.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 72
Farnborough median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £578 £700 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Farnborough median hourly rate £80.73 £54.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.45% +28.82% +13.70%
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +66.67%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Farnborough

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 16 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for TDD.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 11 (91.67%) JSON
2 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) Hadoop
2 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) HBase
2 11 (91.67%) Kafka
2 11 (91.67%) HDFS
3 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (83.33%) Virtual Team
3 10 (83.33%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (83.33%) GitHub
3 10 (83.33%) Gradle
3 10 (83.33%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (83.33%) Apache
3 10 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 10 (83.33%) Middleware
3 10 (83.33%) Benchmarking
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (75.00%) System Testing
4 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (75.00%) J2EE
4 9 (75.00%) BDD
4 9 (75.00%) Big Data
4 9 (75.00%) Apache Avro

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 10 (83.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (8.33%) GemFire
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Hadoop
1 11 (91.67%) HBase
2 9 (75.00%) Big Data
2 9 (75.00%) Parquet
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Gradle
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) JSON
1 11 (91.67%) Kafka
1 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) Middleware
2 10 (83.33%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (83.33%) REST
3 9 (75.00%) Apache Avro
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Linux Command Line
1 10 (83.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Benchmarking
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) System Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) ATDD
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) HDFS
2 10 (83.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat