The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.26% 4.57% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 5.76% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 11
Average daily rate £450 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £358 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 573 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.38% 79.36% 71.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 334 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 50 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Cambridgeshire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Cambridgeshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 18 £475 +11.76% 7
Peterborough +1 1 £275 -26.66% 2
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) Java
3 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
4 26 (43.33%) HTML
5 23 (38.33%) Spring
6 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 21 (35.00%) BDD
8 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (31.67%) SQL
9 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
9 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
10 17 (28.33%) MVC
11 16 (26.67%) C#
11 16 (26.67%) OO
12 15 (25.00%) Scrum
13 14 (23.33%) jQuery
13 14 (23.33%) .NET
13 14 (23.33%) RESTful
14 13 (21.67%) Node.js
14 13 (21.67%) Web Services
15 12 (20.00%) N-Tier
15 12 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (20.00%) Microservices
16 11 (18.33%) DevOps
16 11 (18.33%) JBoss
16 11 (18.33%) SOA
16 11 (18.33%) Kanban
17 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 10 (16.67%) CSS
17 10 (16.67%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (21.67%) Node.js
2 11 (18.33%) JBoss
3 6 (10.00%) ColdFusion
4 5 (8.33%) NetWeaver
5 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.33%) BigMachines
3 2 (3.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) Skype
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (13.33%) CouchDB
4 7 (11.67%) MySQL
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.00%) Maven
3 8 (13.33%) JUnit
4 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.67%) Mercurial
4 7 (11.67%) Mockito
5 6 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (10.00%) Selenium
6 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.67%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.67%) WebStorm
8 3 (5.00%) RSpec
9 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.33%) Subversion
9 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.67%) Electronics
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (10.00%) ColdFusion Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Java Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Programmer
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum Master
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) HTML
2 23 (38.33%) Spring
3 14 (23.33%) .NET
3 14 (23.33%) jQuery
3 14 (23.33%) RESTful
4 13 (21.67%) Web Services
5 12 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 10 (16.67%) CSS
6 10 (16.67%) HTML5
7 8 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 8 (13.33%) JPA
7 8 (13.33%) Middleware
8 7 (11.67%) REST
8 7 (11.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.00%) XML
10 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.67%) JSON
11 4 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Life Science
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) AIX
2 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) BDD
3 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (28.33%) MVC
5 16 (26.67%) OO
6 15 (25.00%) Scrum
7 12 (20.00%) Microservices
8 11 (18.33%) DevOps
8 11 (18.33%) Kanban
8 11 (18.33%) SOA
9 7 (11.67%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 6 (10.00%) Web Development
11 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.33%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.67%) BPMN
12 4 (6.67%) Information Security
12 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
13 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) Java
2 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) ABAP
7 4 (6.67%) Groovy
7 4 (6.67%) Scala
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (3.33%) Apex Code
9 2 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (3.33%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) C
10 1 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (13.33%) MOM
2 4 (6.67%) Nagios
3 3 (5.00%) Graphite
3 3 (5.00%) logstash
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
3 3 (5.00%) Riemann
4 2 (3.33%) Capistrano
4 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) SAP
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Dynatrace
4 3 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.33%) Siebel
6 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.67%) Facebook
6 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.67%) New Relic
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter