Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 22 November 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 27 54
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 26 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.59% 6.48% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 8.60% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
Leicestershire median daily rate £344 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.79% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £313
90th Percentile £650 £446 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £383 £378
% change year-on-year +1.96% +1.32% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 466 407 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 82.19% 75.37% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 257 203
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £236 £131 £151
90th Percentile £529 £500 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 24
Leicestershire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.25 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.79% -24.38%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.93 £10.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £41.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Leicestershire

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Leicestershire

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Leicestershire

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in Leicestershire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Leicester +7 19 £344 -14.06% 1
TDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 15 (57.69%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) HTML
4 14 (53.85%) Node.js
5 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
6 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (30.77%) React
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (26.92%) MVC
8 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (23.08%) Docker
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (19.23%) MSTest
10 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
10 5 (19.23%) HTML5
10 5 (19.23%) Ajax
10 5 (19.23%) WCF
10 5 (19.23%) NUnit
10 5 (19.23%) CMS
10 5 (19.23%) XML

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (19.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MSTest
1 5 (19.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (3.85%) gulp
2 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.85%) jspm
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Developer
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Coach
7 3 (11.54%) Digital Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) Node.js
4 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (30.77%) React
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
7 5 (19.23%) Ajax
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 5 (19.23%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) CSS3
8 4 (15.38%) RESTful
9 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
3 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
4 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (15.38%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Android Development
9 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) SOLID
9 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL
5 1 (3.85%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.85%) ES6
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Zend