The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 24 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs citing TDD 41 71 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.57% 6.72% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 9.01% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 9
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£418 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
TDD
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
857 788 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.72% 74.55% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 409 328
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Buckinghamshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Milton Keynes -18 31 £421 +5.31% 10
High Wycombe - 1 £375 - 2
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 81 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (78.41%) .NET
3 66 (75.00%) C#
4 52 (59.09%) Scrum
5 43 (48.86%) Oracle
5 43 (48.86%) Finance
6 41 (46.59%) MVC
6 41 (46.59%) OO
6 41 (46.59%) BDD
7 38 (43.18%) ASP.NET
8 37 (42.05%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (34.09%) SQL
11 26 (29.55%) WCF
11 26 (29.55%) Oracle Database
12 25 (28.41%) SOA
13 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 23 (26.14%) Automated Testing
14 23 (26.14%) Waterfall
15 22 (25.00%) N-Tier
16 21 (23.86%) Domain-Driven Design
17 20 (22.73%) Coaching
17 20 (22.73%) NUnit
18 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
19 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
19 18 (20.45%) PL/SQL
19 18 (20.45%) Web Development
19 18 (20.45%) Selenium
20 17 (19.32%) Visual Studio
21 16 (18.18%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (10.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.55%) Content Management Server
3 3 (3.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Kentico
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) NUnit
2 18 (20.45%) Selenium
3 17 (19.32%) Visual Studio
4 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (17.05%) WebDriver
5 9 (10.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (9.09%) JMeter
7 7 (7.95%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (4.55%) MSBuild
9 3 (3.41%) JIRA
10 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.27%) Subversion
11 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
11 1 (1.14%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.14%) Moq
11 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (48.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Electronics
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Developer
2 22 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (21.59%) Development Manager
4 16 (18.18%) Web Manager
4 16 (18.18%) Web Development Manager
5 12 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Test Manager
7 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.23%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (7.95%) Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (78.41%) .NET
2 38 (43.18%) ASP.NET
3 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (29.55%) WCF
5 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
6 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 14 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (15.91%) jQuery
8 12 (13.64%) Backbone.js
9 11 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (12.50%) NHibernate
10 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (9.09%) HTML
12 7 (7.95%) HTML5
13 6 (6.82%) Velocity
14 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (3.41%) LINQ
15 3 (3.41%) WPF
15 3 (3.41%) CSS
16 2 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.09%) EPoS
3 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) DTV
5 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.27%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Tandem
6 1 (1.14%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Windows NT
2 9 (10.23%) UNIX
3 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.09%) Scrum
3 41 (46.59%) MVC
3 41 (46.59%) OO
3 41 (46.59%) BDD
4 37 (42.05%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (28.41%) SOA
6 23 (26.14%) Automated Testing
6 23 (26.14%) Waterfall
7 21 (23.86%) Domain-Driven Design
8 20 (22.73%) Coaching
9 18 (20.45%) Web Development
10 14 (15.91%) People Management
11 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.50%) Matrix Management
13 10 (11.36%) Line Management
13 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
15 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) C#
2 30 (34.09%) SQL
3 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.45%) PL/SQL
5 11 (12.50%) Java
6 9 (10.23%) VBScript
7 5 (5.68%) VB
8 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Oracle
2 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.14%) Dundas
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
High Wycombe
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago