The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 24 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.86% 5.22% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 7.62% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 3
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£393 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £283 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
TDD
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 328 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.95% 68.48% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 209 123
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (42.42%) BDD
3 14 (42.42%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) Java
6 9 (27.27%) HTML
6 9 (27.27%) .NET
6 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 9 (27.27%) RESTful
6 9 (27.27%) DevOps
7 8 (24.24%) Kanban
7 8 (24.24%) Ruby
7 8 (24.24%) MVC
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (21.21%) Maven
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
9 6 (18.18%) Node.js
9 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 5 (15.15%) CSS
10 5 (15.15%) OO
10 5 (15.15%) HTML5
10 5 (15.15%) RSpec
10 5 (15.15%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
3 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) RSpec
5 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.06%) WebStorm
6 2 (6.06%) Mockito
6 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium
6 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.06%) JUnit
6 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.03%) Xcode
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.03%) Gradle
7 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion Developer
6 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Swing Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) RESTful
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) Spring
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) Backbone.js
5 4 (12.12%) J2EE
6 3 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.09%) Java EE
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.09%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) WCF
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.09%) JPA
7 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) DTV
5 1 (3.03%) Animation
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (42.42%) BDD
3 14 (42.42%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) DevOps
5 8 (24.24%) Kanban
5 8 (24.24%) MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.06%) Information Security
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) Scala
5 3 (9.09%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.03%) Go
7 1 (3.03%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.06%) logstash
1 2 (6.06%) Graphite
1 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Perforce
2 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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OHO Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago