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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.01% 2.31% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 2.80% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +44.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -4.57%
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
231 250 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.31% 82.51% 82.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 167 272
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 +9 5 £475 -15.55%
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) C#
3 22 (78.57%) BDD
4 20 (71.43%) QA
5 19 (67.86%) Selenium
5 19 (67.86%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (67.86%) E-Commerce
6 18 (64.29%) SpecFlow
6 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
7 17 (60.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (60.71%) SDET
7 17 (60.71%) TeamCity
8 16 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
8 16 (57.14%) ATDD
8 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
9 15 (53.57%) WebDriver
10 14 (50.00%) JBehave
11 13 (46.43%) TestNG
11 13 (46.43%) SoapUI
11 13 (46.43%) Defect Management
11 13 (46.43%) Python
11 13 (46.43%) Java
11 13 (46.43%) Perl
11 13 (46.43%) JUnit
11 13 (46.43%) Ruby
11 13 (46.43%) JIRA
12 12 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
13 10 (35.71%) Ant
13 10 (35.71%) 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 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) SpecFlow
3 17 (60.71%) TeamCity
4 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 15 (53.57%) WebDriver
6 14 (50.00%) JBehave
7 13 (46.43%) JIRA
7 13 (46.43%) JUnit
7 13 (46.43%) SoapUI
7 13 (46.43%) TestNG
8 12 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 10 (35.71%) Ant
9 10 (35.71%) Maven
10 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
11 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Developer in Test
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) Java RMI
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) XML-RPC
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) BDD
3 19 (67.86%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (67.86%) E-Commerce
4 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
5 17 (60.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (57.14%) ATDD
6 16 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
7 13 (46.43%) Defect Management
8 7 (25.00%) API Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (17.86%) MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Scrum
10 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
10 2 (7.14%) QA Automation
11 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
11 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
11 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
11 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Perl
2 13 (46.43%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Haskell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) QA
2 17 (60.71%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Sitecore