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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.59% 4.72% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 6.44% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
251 264 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.13% 73.33% 61.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Perforce
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
7 1 (8.33%) RIP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (8.33%) RIP
2 1 (8.33%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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