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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.56% 2.52% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.38% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Average daily rate £525 £363 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +13.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
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
311 266 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.54% 74.51% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 179 165
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 29 April 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Spring
3 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) OO
5 12 (38.71%) BDD
6 11 (35.48%) MongoDB
6 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (32.26%) JBoss
7 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (32.26%) HTML5
7 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
7 10 (32.26%) Node.js
8 9 (29.03%) N-Tier
8 9 (29.03%) Microservices
9 8 (25.81%) SOA
9 8 (25.81%) Web Services
9 8 (25.81%) MOM
9 8 (25.81%) Middleware
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) CouchDB
9 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (25.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (19.35%) jQuery
10 6 (19.35%) CSS
11 5 (16.13%) .NET
11 5 (16.13%) C#

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (32.26%) JBoss
1 10 (32.26%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.23%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.23%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MongoDB
2 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
3 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (25.81%) CouchDB
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.45%) Mockito
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) WebStorm
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum Master
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
1 18 (58.06%) Spring
2 10 (32.26%) HTML5
2 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (25.81%) Middleware
3 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) REST
7 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.45%) JPA
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.45%) XML
8 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
9 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) BDD
2 12 (38.71%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (29.03%) Microservices
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Visual Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) Kanban
9 2 (6.45%) BPMN
9 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (6.45%) Information Security
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.45%) Product Management
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Groovy
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.23%) ABAP
6 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (25.81%) MOM
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.23%) New Relic
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Siebel
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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