The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 23 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.35% 1.85% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 2.11% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 285 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.13% 87.96% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 197 236
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Luton +14 5 £475 -19.14%
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) E-Commerce
3 17 (73.91%) BDD
4 16 (69.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (69.57%) QA
4 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (65.22%) TeamCity
5 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
5 15 (65.22%) Feature Driven Development
5 15 (65.22%) SpecFlow
5 15 (65.22%) ATDD
6 14 (60.87%) SDET
7 13 (56.52%) Selenium
8 12 (52.17%) Cucumber
9 11 (47.83%) JBehave
10 10 (43.48%) Perl
10 10 (43.48%) Python
10 10 (43.48%) JUnit
10 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
10 10 (43.48%) JIRA
10 10 (43.48%) Ruby
10 10 (43.48%) TestNG
10 10 (43.48%) SoapUI
10 10 (43.48%) API Testing
10 10 (43.48%) Defect Management
11 9 (39.13%) Java
12 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
13 6 (26.09%) Maven

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) SpecFlow
1 15 (65.22%) TeamCity
2 13 (56.52%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) Cucumber
4 11 (47.83%) JBehave
5 10 (43.48%) JIRA
5 10 (43.48%) JUnit
5 10 (43.48%) SoapUI
5 10 (43.48%) TestNG
5 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
6 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
7 6 (26.09%) Ant
7 6 (26.09%) Maven
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (47.83%) Test Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
7 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) jQuery
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) BDD
2 17 (73.91%) E-Commerce
3 16 (69.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (65.22%) ATDD
4 15 (65.22%) Feature Driven Development
4 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
5 10 (43.48%) API Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Defect Management
6 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) Perl
2 10 (43.48%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Ruby
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Haskell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
2 14 (60.87%) SDET