The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Buckinghamshire 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 37 28 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Contract jobs citing TDD 50 52 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.85% 5.13% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 7.14% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £333 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £394
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 728 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.50% 71.87% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 389 309
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
South East

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 25 July 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 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
Milton Keynes -2 42 £425 +13.33% 4
High Wycombe -2 1 £300 +3.44% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (66.29%) C#
2 54 (60.67%) Scrum
3 53 (59.55%) .NET
4 47 (52.81%) OO
5 43 (48.31%) Oracle
5 43 (48.31%) MVC
6 39 (43.82%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (40.45%) BDD
7 36 (40.45%) Finance
7 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (38.20%) ASP.NET
9 32 (35.96%) SOA
10 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (29.21%) SQL
12 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
12 25 (28.09%) NUnit
12 25 (28.09%) Automated Testing
12 25 (28.09%) Oracle Database
13 24 (26.97%) N-Tier
14 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
15 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
16 20 (22.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (21.35%) WCF
18 18 (20.22%) Web Development
18 18 (20.22%) Domain-Driven Design
19 17 (19.10%) Waterfall
19 17 (19.10%) Backbone.js
20 15 (16.85%) PL/SQL
21 14 (15.73%) HTML
21 14 (15.73%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (14.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.49%) Content Management Server
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) WEP
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) NUnit
2 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
3 20 (22.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.11%) Selenium
5 8 (8.99%) Subversion
5 8 (8.99%) Jasmine
6 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.74%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.37%) PhantomJS
8 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (3.37%) JMeter
9 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.12%) JIRA
9 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 36 (40.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Publishing
3 2 (2.25%) Electronics
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Development Manager
3 16 (17.98%) Web Development Manager
3 16 (17.98%) Web Manager
4 12 (13.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (12.36%) .NET Developer
5 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.11%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (7.87%) Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Technical Manager
11 4 (4.49%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (59.55%) .NET
2 34 (38.20%) ASP.NET
3 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (21.35%) WCF
5 17 (19.10%) Backbone.js
6 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.73%) HTML
7 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
7 13 (14.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (13.48%) jQuery
9 10 (11.24%) CSS
10 9 (10.11%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (7.87%) YUI
11 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (7.87%) Ext JS
11 7 (7.87%) HTML5
12 6 (6.74%) Velocity
13 5 (5.62%) Spring
14 4 (4.49%) NHibernate
14 4 (4.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.37%) EPoS
4 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.25%) DTV
4 2 (2.25%) Tandem
4 2 (2.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Android
2 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Scrum
2 47 (52.81%) OO
3 43 (48.31%) MVC
4 39 (43.82%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (40.45%) BDD
6 32 (35.96%) SOA
7 25 (28.09%) Automated Testing
8 18 (20.22%) Web Development
8 18 (20.22%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (19.10%) Waterfall
10 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
11 12 (13.48%) Matrix Management
12 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
13 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.74%) Kanban
14 6 (6.74%) Project Management
14 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.74%) Product Management
15 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) C#
2 26 (29.21%) SQL
3 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.85%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.99%) Java
6 4 (4.49%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.37%) VBScript
7 3 (3.37%) VB
8 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 2 (2.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Oracle
2 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) Dundas
3 3 (3.37%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago