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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 10 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1  
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.17% 1.09% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 1.39% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Median daily rate £380 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 222 216 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.00% 78.83% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 127 133
Median daily rate £340 £280 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -16.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

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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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Leicestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 15 £380 +10.14% 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) .NET
3 33 (55.93%) C#
4 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
5 29 (49.15%) E-Commerce
6 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (37.29%) CSS
7 22 (37.29%) HTML
8 18 (30.51%) AngularJS
8 18 (30.51%) XML
8 18 (30.51%) XSLT
9 16 (27.12%) Scrum
10 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
10 12 (20.34%) Front End Development
11 11 (18.64%) RESTful
11 11 (18.64%) BDD
11 11 (18.64%) Node.js
11 11 (18.64%) JSON
12 10 (16.95%) jQuery
12 10 (16.95%) Linux
13 9 (15.25%) Ember.js
13 9 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (15.25%) React
14 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (13.56%) CoreOS
14 8 (13.56%) IaaS
14 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (13.56%) Docker
14 8 (13.56%) REST
14 8 (13.56%) PaaS

TDD
Top Related 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 3 (5.08%) WordPress
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) IaaS
1 8 (13.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) DNS
1 8 (13.56%) HTTP
1 8 (13.56%) SSL
1 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Selenium
3 4 (6.78%) gulp
3 4 (6.78%) Moq
3 4 (6.78%) NUnit
4 3 (5.08%) Grunt
5 2 (3.39%) git-flow
5 2 (3.39%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.39%) Maven
5 2 (3.39%) Mocha
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) Gradle
6 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Developer
2 25 (42.37%) C# Developer
3 22 (37.29%) .NET Developer
3 22 (37.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (30.51%) XML Developer
4 18 (30.51%) XML XSLT Developer
5 15 (25.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Angular Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (6.78%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (6.78%) HTML Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) CSS
2 22 (37.29%) HTML
3 18 (30.51%) AngularJS
3 18 (30.51%) XML
3 18 (30.51%) XSLT
4 11 (18.64%) JSON
4 11 (18.64%) Node.js
4 11 (18.64%) RESTful
5 10 (16.95%) jQuery
6 9 (15.25%) Ember.js
6 9 (15.25%) React
6 9 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (13.56%) REST
8 7 (11.86%) CSS3
8 7 (11.86%) HTML5
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (10.17%) Web Services
10 5 (8.47%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) CoreOS
2 8 (13.56%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) E-Commerce
3 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (27.12%) Scrum
5 12 (20.34%) Front End Development
6 11 (18.64%) BDD
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (13.56%) Kanban
7 8 (13.56%) SOA
8 7 (11.86%) Refactoring
8 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.17%) Functional Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.17%) MVC
9 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.47%) Analytics
10 5 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.08%) Load Testing
12 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) C#
2 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.56%) Python
4 7 (11.86%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) C++
6 3 (5.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.69%) ES6
7 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Adobe