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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.41% 32.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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
69 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 88.46% 65.38% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 16
Average daily rate £385 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft