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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 27 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.65% 1.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
247 286 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.15% 89.38% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 198 262
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 +17 10 £475 -10.58% 2
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
2 15 (65.22%) QA
2 15 (65.22%) TeamCity
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) Feature Driven Development
2 15 (65.22%) BDD
2 15 (65.22%) ATDD
2 15 (65.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (60.87%) SDET
4 13 (56.52%) SpecFlow
4 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (39.13%) API Testing
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) Perl
6 8 (34.78%) JUnit
6 8 (34.78%) Python
6 8 (34.78%) TestNG
6 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (34.78%) Selenium
6 8 (34.78%) Ruby
6 8 (34.78%) JIRA
6 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
7 7 (30.43%) MVC
8 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
8 6 (26.09%) JBehave
8 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
9 5 (21.74%) Blockchain
9 5 (21.74%) AngularJS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Blockchain
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) TeamCity
2 13 (56.52%) SpecFlow
3 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) JUnit
3 8 (34.78%) Selenium
3 8 (34.78%) TestNG
4 6 (26.09%) JBehave
4 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
4 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
5 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.04%) Ant
6 3 (13.04%) 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 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .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%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) ATDD
2 15 (65.22%) BDD
2 15 (65.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
2 15 (65.22%) Feature Driven Development
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) API Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
6 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
9 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 8 (34.78%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) QA
2 14 (60.87%) SDET