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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.68% 6.84% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 9.66% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £317 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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
403 352 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.20% 70.82% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 229 117
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 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -12.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.39 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 5 (22.73%) RESTful
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) Node.js
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Maven
7 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) Google
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
8 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
8 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
8 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
8 3 (13.64%) RSpec
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) RSpec
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) Java EE
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.55%) Core Animation
5 1 (4.55%) JPA
5 1 (4.55%) STL
5 1 (4.55%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) Information Retrieval
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Android Development
8 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Scala
4 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) Go
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Erlang
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
1 1 (4.55%) Graphite
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.09%) Perforce
2 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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