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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 21 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +36
Contract jobs citing TDD 50 72 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.24% 6.95% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 9.27% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 9
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£424 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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
883 777 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.83% 75.00% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 400 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -11 40 £424 +9.35% 2
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 80 (91.95%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (74.71%) .NET
3 64 (73.56%) C#
4 55 (63.22%) Scrum
5 44 (50.57%) Oracle
6 43 (49.43%) OO
7 41 (47.13%) Finance
8 40 (45.98%) MVC
8 40 (45.98%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (43.68%) BDD
10 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET
11 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (33.33%) SQL
13 28 (32.18%) SOA
14 27 (31.03%) WCF
14 27 (31.03%) Oracle Database
15 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
16 24 (27.59%) N-Tier
17 23 (26.44%) NUnit
18 22 (25.29%) Coaching
19 21 (24.14%) Waterfall
19 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
20 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
20 20 (22.99%) Domain-Driven Design
21 19 (21.84%) .NET Framework
21 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
22 18 (20.69%) PL/SQL
22 18 (20.69%) Web Development
22 18 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
23 16 (18.39%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.60%) Content Management Server
3 3 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Lync
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) Kentico
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) NUnit
2 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
3 18 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (18.39%) Selenium
5 13 (14.94%) WebDriver
6 7 (8.05%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (6.90%) JMeter
7 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.60%) MSBuild
8 4 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.45%) JIRA
10 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.30%) Subversion
11 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
11 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.15%) Moq
General
1 41 (47.13%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.60%) Electronics
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) .NET Developer
3 19 (21.84%) Development Manager
4 16 (18.39%) Web Development Manager
4 16 (18.39%) Web Manager
5 11 (12.64%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.34%) ScrumMaster
7 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Test Manager
7 8 (9.20%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Technical Development Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (74.71%) .NET
2 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET
3 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (31.03%) WCF
5 19 (21.84%) .NET Framework
6 14 (16.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (16.09%) AngularJS
7 13 (14.94%) jQuery
8 12 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (12.64%) Backbone.js
10 10 (11.49%) NHibernate
11 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (8.05%) HTML
13 6 (6.90%) Velocity
13 6 (6.90%) HTML5
14 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (3.45%) LINQ
15 3 (3.45%) WPF
15 3 (3.45%) CSS
16 2 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.05%) EPoS
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) DTV
5 2 (2.30%) Tandem
5 2 (2.30%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Windows NT
2 7 (8.05%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (91.95%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (63.22%) Scrum
3 43 (49.43%) OO
4 40 (45.98%) MVC
4 40 (45.98%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (43.68%) BDD
6 28 (32.18%) SOA
7 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
8 22 (25.29%) Coaching
9 21 (24.14%) Waterfall
10 20 (22.99%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (20.69%) Web Development
12 14 (16.09%) People Management
13 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2
14 11 (12.64%) Matrix Management
15 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
16 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
17 8 (9.20%) Test Automation
17 8 (9.20%) Line Management
18 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (73.56%) C#
2 29 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.69%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.34%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) VBScript
7 5 (5.75%) VB
8 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.15%) Python
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Oracle
2 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.30%) Dundas