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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 21 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% 6.32% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 9.29% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
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£475 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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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
243 183 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.75% 68.03% 65.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 100 140
Average daily rate £375 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Mocha
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) Node.js
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) Google Maps API
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
7 3 (18.75%) Sass
7 3 (18.75%) LESS
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) 802.15
2 1 (6.25%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Mocha
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
1 3 (18.75%) Grunt
1 3 (18.75%) Bower
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) TestNG
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) CSS3
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) Google Maps API
2 3 (18.75%) Sass
2 3 (18.75%) LESS
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) J2SE
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
1 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
1 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Kanban
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) HP
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