The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 34 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.72% 4.50% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 7.71% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
Average daily rate £325 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 350 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.93% 58.33% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 176 270
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 17 £325 -13.33% 16
Peterborough - 10 £270 - 3
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (74.24%) C#
2 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (62.12%) .NET
4 37 (56.06%) MVC
5 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 29 (43.94%) OO
7 27 (40.91%) Java
8 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 20 (30.30%) E-Commerce
11 18 (27.27%) CSS
12 17 (25.76%) CQRS
13 16 (24.24%) Multithreading
14 14 (21.21%) HTML
14 14 (21.21%) SQL
14 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
15 12 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (16.67%) Pair Programming
16 11 (16.67%) Degree
16 11 (16.67%) Oracle
16 11 (16.67%) Linux
17 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
17 10 (15.15%) Finance
17 10 (15.15%) MongoDB
17 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
17 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
18 9 (13.64%) NUnit
18 9 (13.64%) UNIX
18 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) Node.js
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (3.03%) RavenDB
5 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
1 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) NUnit
3 8 (12.12%) MSTest
4 4 (6.06%) JUnit
4 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.52%) WiX
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (86.36%) Developer
2 34 (51.52%) C# Developer
3 20 (30.30%) .NET Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Senior Developer
5 12 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 1 (1.52%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (27.27%) CSS
5 14 (21.21%) HTML
6 12 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (12.12%) jQuery
9 7 (10.61%) HTML5
9 7 (10.61%) SAML
9 7 (10.61%) SOAP
10 6 (9.09%) Web Services
10 6 (9.09%) CGI
11 5 (7.58%) CSS3
11 5 (7.58%) J2SE
11 5 (7.58%) J2EE
12 4 (6.06%) RESTful
12 4 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Blog
1 5 (7.58%) Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Open Source
3 3 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) UNIX
3 7 (10.61%) Solaris
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) MVC
3 29 (43.94%) OO
4 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (30.30%) E-Commerce
6 17 (25.76%) CQRS
7 16 (24.24%) Multithreading
8 11 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Scrum
10 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.61%) BDD
11 7 (10.61%) OOD
11 7 (10.61%) UML
12 6 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (7.58%) User Stories
13 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
14 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
15 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (74.24%) C#
2 27 (40.91%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) Perl
5 6 (9.09%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) Ruby
6 4 (6.06%) Delphi
6 4 (6.06%) PHP
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Sun
3 6 (9.09%) Sybase
4 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.55%) hybris
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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