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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.93% 0.79% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 0.96% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
Median daily rate £485 £575 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +46.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £575 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £585 £405
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 £38.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -40.14%
TDD
East of England

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
288 312 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.90% 81.89% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 206 309
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.43 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 13 £485 -15.65% 6
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 21 (91.30%) C#
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
3 15 (65.22%) BDD
4 12 (52.17%) QA
4 12 (52.17%) Selenium
5 11 (47.83%) SpecFlow
6 10 (43.48%) SDET
6 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
6 10 (43.48%) TeamCity
6 10 (43.48%) Java
6 10 (43.48%) .NET
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (39.13%) JBehave
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
8 8 (34.78%) ATDD
8 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
8 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
8 8 (34.78%) Feature Driven Development
8 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (34.78%) TestNG
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) Perl
8 8 (34.78%) Ant
8 8 (34.78%) JUnit
8 8 (34.78%) Ruby
8 8 (34.78%) JIRA

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 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) SpecFlow
3 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
3 10 (43.48%) TeamCity
3 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
4 9 (39.13%) JBehave
5 8 (34.78%) Ant
5 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) JIRA
5 8 (34.78%) JUnit
5 8 (34.78%) Maven
5 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
5 8 (34.78%) TestNG
6 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Developer in Test
5 6 (26.09%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Architect
7 4 (17.39%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
8 3 (13.04%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) REST
2 7 (30.43%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Java RMI
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
3 15 (65.22%) BDD
4 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) ATDD
6 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
6 8 (34.78%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (26.09%) SOA
8 4 (17.39%) AOP
8 4 (17.39%) API Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
8 4 (17.39%) Microservices
8 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Testing
9 2 (8.70%) High Availability
9 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Perl
3 8 (34.78%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Haskell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 10 (43.48%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) WSO2
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