The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 12 10
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.78% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £338 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -5.19%
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
44 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.02% 80.56% 72.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 35
Median daily rate £450 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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