The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 10.71% - 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -8.57%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 51 38 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 91.07% 88.37% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 39
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Kingston Upon Thames

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for TDD.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (66.67%) VB6
3 6 (66.67%) VB
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Android
6 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) CocoaPods
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) VB Developer
3 5 (55.56%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) UIKit
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
1 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 6 (66.67%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (11.11%) Google
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago