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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.52% 6.99% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 10.09% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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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
255 228 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.27% 69.30% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 110 153
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
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 £12.25 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Scrum
3 13 (46.43%) OO
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) Data Structures
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) UNIX
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Selenium
9 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.86%) UML
9 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (17.86%) Perl
9 5 (17.86%) J2EE
9 5 (17.86%) MySQL
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle
9 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
9 5 (17.86%) Internet
9 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (14.29%) Solaris
10 4 (14.29%) Sun
10 4 (14.29%) Tomcat

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) ZigBee
2 3 (10.71%) 802.15
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) Mocha
3 3 (10.71%) Grunt
3 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
3 3 (10.71%) Bower
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) MSTest
4 2 (7.14%) NUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) TestNG
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) DBA
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Senior MySQL DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Senior MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
3 4 (14.29%) J2SE
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (10.71%) Google Maps API
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) Sass
4 3 (10.71%) LESS
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) Dojo
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Solaris
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Scrum
3 13 (46.43%) OO
4 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.86%) UML
5 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Sun
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.71%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) HP
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