The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 22.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
TDD
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 66.67% 81.54% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 9
Average daily rate £340 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Bedford region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Bedford