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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 31 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 45 50 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.79% 4.94% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 6.48% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £330 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
916 772 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.23% 76.28% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 423 294
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 45
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -13 31 £415 -2.35% 8
High Wycombe - 5 £338 -
Aylesbury -1 1 £288 -12.87%
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 56 (78.87%) C#
2 54 (76.06%) .NET
3 50 (70.42%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (50.70%) WCF
5 32 (45.07%) Scrum
5 32 (45.07%) MVC
6 31 (43.66%) OO
7 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
7 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
8 25 (35.21%) jQuery
9 24 (33.80%) BDD
10 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
11 20 (28.17%) Visual Studio
12 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
13 18 (25.35%) Finance
14 17 (23.94%) SQL
15 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
16 15 (21.13%) CSS
16 15 (21.13%) SOA
16 15 (21.13%) NUnit
16 15 (21.13%) Automated Testing
17 13 (18.31%) WPF
17 13 (18.31%) OOD
17 13 (18.31%) HTML
17 13 (18.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (18.31%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (16.90%) Kentico
18 12 (16.90%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (16.90%) Kentico
2 11 (15.49%) CMS
3 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.23%) Node.js
4 3 (4.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
1 3 (4.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.04%) UniData
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Visual Studio
2 15 (21.13%) NUnit
3 13 (18.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (11.27%) JIRA
4 8 (11.27%) Selenium
4 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
5 7 (9.86%) MSTest
6 6 (8.45%) Subversion
6 6 (8.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (7.04%) Mocha
7 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.63%) QUnit
8 4 (5.63%) PhantomJS
9 3 (4.23%) Gradle
9 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
9 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.23%) JMeter
9 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.23%) Ant
9 3 (4.23%) JUnit
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 27 (38.03%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.31%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (9.86%) WPF Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Programmer
5 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Pick Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Builder
8 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (2.82%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (76.06%) .NET
2 36 (50.70%) WCF
3 25 (35.21%) jQuery
4 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
5 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
6 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
7 15 (21.13%) CSS
8 13 (18.31%) HTML
8 13 (18.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (18.31%) WPF
9 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.90%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (14.08%) WinForms
10 10 (14.08%) Web Services
11 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
12 8 (11.27%) NHibernate
13 7 (9.86%) Castle Windsor
13 7 (9.86%) JSON
14 6 (8.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Open Source
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) EPoS
4 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) DTV
7 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Windows NT
3 4 (5.63%) UNIX
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (70.42%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) MVC
2 32 (45.07%) Scrum
3 31 (43.66%) OO
4 24 (33.80%) BDD
5 15 (21.13%) SOA
5 15 (21.13%) Automated Testing
6 13 (18.31%) OOD
7 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.49%) MVVM
8 8 (11.27%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.45%) User Stories
11 4 (5.63%) Line Management
11 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) C#
2 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 17 (23.94%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
4 12 (16.90%) Java
5 8 (11.27%) XAML
6 5 (7.04%) VBScript
7 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.23%) C++
9 2 (2.82%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) COBOL
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) RPG
10 1 (1.41%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.41%) PL/1
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) VCP4
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
1 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.82%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft