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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 10 48
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +38
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 82 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.57% 10.72% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 14.41% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 17
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£373 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
575 569 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.41% 74.38% 61.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 259 198
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 -6 29 £413 +17.85% 14
Peterborough -16 2 £344 -23.61% 5
Huntingdon - - - -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) .NET
3 32 (47.06%) C#
4 29 (42.65%) MVC
4 29 (42.65%) Scrum
5 23 (33.82%) OO
6 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET
7 21 (30.88%) jQuery
8 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (27.94%) CSS
10 18 (26.47%) Java
11 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 17 (25.00%) HTML
12 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.59%) NUnit
13 14 (20.59%) Oracle
13 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
14 13 (19.12%) Degree
14 13 (19.12%) Linux
15 12 (17.65%) Web Services
15 12 (17.65%) SQL
15 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (17.65%) BDD
16 11 (16.18%) Kanban
17 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
17 10 (14.71%) Selenium
17 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
17 10 (14.71%) C++
17 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (13.24%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) 3G
4 1 (1.47%) 802.15
4 1 (1.47%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Big Data
3 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.41%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.47%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) NUnit
2 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.71%) Selenium
2 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.29%) MSTest
3 7 (10.29%) Moq
3 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.35%) JUnit
6 4 (5.88%) Maven
7 3 (4.41%) WiX
7 3 (4.41%) Grunt
7 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.41%) MSBuild
7 3 (4.41%) Bower
7 3 (4.41%) FitNesse
7 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.41%) Mocha
8 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.47%) Behat
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) C++ Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) DBA
9 4 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Hybris Developer
10 3 (4.41%) MySQL DBA
10 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.41%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.88%) jQuery
4 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (27.94%) CSS
6 17 (25.00%) HTML
7 12 (17.65%) Web Services
8 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.24%) LESS
9 9 (13.24%) RESTful
10 8 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (10.29%) CSS3
11 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (8.82%) J2EE
12 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.35%) Dojo
13 5 (7.35%) WCF
13 5 (7.35%) J2SE
14 4 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) GIS
1 6 (8.82%) Open Source
1 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Firmware
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Wiki
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) UNIX
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) MVC
2 29 (42.65%) Scrum
3 23 (33.82%) OO
4 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.65%) BDD
6 11 (16.18%) Kanban
7 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
10 7 (10.29%) User Stories
10 7 (10.29%) UML
11 6 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
12 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.35%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) C#
2 18 (26.47%) Java
3 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.65%) SQL
5 10 (14.71%) C++
6 6 (8.82%) Perl
7 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.88%) Ruby
9 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.41%) XAML
9 3 (4.41%) PHP
9 3 (4.41%) Python
10 2 (2.94%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.94%) C
11 1 (1.47%) PHP5
11 1 (1.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.35%) Sun
4 4 (5.88%) JBoss
5 3 (4.41%) hybris
5 3 (4.41%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Zend
6 1 (1.47%) Sybase
6 1 (1.47%) HP
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