The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 / Northamptonshire
Rank 17 41 31
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10  
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.07% 0.27% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 0.32% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 8
Median daily rate £410 £250 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.00% -35.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £250 £425
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 306 315 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 80.10% 86.30% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 243 250
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £29.30
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Northamptonshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northamptonshire 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
Northampton - 11 £375 - 3
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) XML
4 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (48.89%) XSLT
4 22 (48.89%) E-Commerce
5 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
6 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (37.78%) Scrum
8 16 (35.56%) Finance
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 14 (31.11%) jQuery
10 12 (26.67%) CSS
10 12 (26.67%) HTML
10 12 (26.67%) Web Services
11 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
12 10 (22.22%) Java
12 10 (22.22%) SQL
12 10 (22.22%) Spring
12 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 9 (20.00%) JPA
13 9 (20.00%) JSON
13 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 9 (20.00%) MVC
14 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
14 8 (17.78%) JUnit
14 8 (17.78%) OO
14 8 (17.78%) Banking
14 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) IaaS
1 4 (8.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
1 4 (8.89%) SSL
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Blockchain
3 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
3 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) JUnit
3 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.33%) Gradle
3 6 (13.33%) IntelliJ
3 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.33%) JProfiler
3 6 (13.33%) Selenium
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) Moq
5 4 (8.89%) NUnit
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) TestNG
8 1 (2.22%) Babel
8 1 (2.22%) gulp
8 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) C# Developer
3 22 (48.89%) .NET Developer
4 20 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (37.78%) XML Developer
5 17 (37.78%) XML XSLT Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) XML
3 22 (48.89%) XSLT
4 14 (31.11%) jQuery
5 12 (26.67%) CSS
5 12 (26.67%) HTML
5 12 (26.67%) Web Services
6 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
7 10 (22.22%) Spring
8 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (20.00%) JPA
8 9 (20.00%) JSON
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
10 7 (15.56%) J2EE
10 7 (15.56%) REST
10 7 (15.56%) SOAP
11 6 (13.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) DataPower
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) CoreOS
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (48.89%) E-Commerce
2 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (37.78%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) MVC
5 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) RAD
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Kanban
9 4 (8.89%) SOA
10 3 (6.67%) Web Development
11 2 (4.44%) API Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
1 6 (13.33%) Perforce
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) Kony
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Sybase
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago