The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 11 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.89% 9.01% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 14.19% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 148 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.35% 63.52% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 76 138
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
East of England

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 23 £375 - 1
Bedford -14 1 £300 - 9
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 44 (93.62%) JavaScript
2 42 (89.36%) MVC
3 39 (82.98%) HTML
4 26 (55.32%) E-Commerce
4 26 (55.32%) Subversion
4 26 (55.32%) Dojo
5 25 (53.19%) CSS
6 24 (51.06%) JSP
6 24 (51.06%) OO
7 22 (46.81%) LESS
8 21 (44.68%) CSS3
8 21 (44.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (44.68%) Django
8 21 (44.68%) Ajax
9 20 (42.55%) Scrum
9 20 (42.55%) DOM
10 19 (40.43%) .NET
11 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
11 18 (38.30%) TeamCity
12 17 (36.17%) C#
12 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
13 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
15 12 (25.53%) HTML5
15 12 (25.53%) hybris
15 12 (25.53%) Dependency Management
16 10 (21.28%) XHR
16 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (17.02%) Sass
17 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) Subversion
2 18 (38.30%) TeamCity
3 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.51%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.51%) UI Programmer
5 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Quality Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (82.98%) HTML
2 26 (55.32%) Dojo
3 25 (53.19%) CSS
4 24 (51.06%) JSP
5 22 (46.81%) LESS
6 21 (44.68%) CSS3
6 21 (44.68%) Ajax
6 21 (44.68%) Django
7 20 (42.55%) DOM
8 19 (40.43%) .NET
9 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
10 12 (25.53%) HTML5
11 10 (21.28%) XHR
12 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Sass
13 5 (10.64%) Spring
13 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
14 3 (6.38%) jQuery
14 3 (6.38%) JSTL
15 2 (4.26%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) MVC
2 26 (55.32%) E-Commerce
3 24 (51.06%) OO
4 21 (44.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (42.55%) Scrum
6 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) Dependency Management
8 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Kanban
9 5 (10.64%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.64%) DevOps
9 5 (10.64%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.26%) Release Management
11 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) hybris