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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 10 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +32
Contract jobs citing TDD 28 81 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.68% 10.71% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 13.85% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £440 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
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
515 585 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.67% 77.38% 66.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 246 223
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 88
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 £12.00 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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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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 22 £413 -17.50% 9
Peterborough -14 2 £344 -23.61% 9
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 51 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) C#
3 21 (36.84%) .NET
3 21 (36.84%) OO
4 18 (31.58%) MVC
4 18 (31.58%) jQuery
5 17 (29.82%) Java
6 16 (28.07%) CSS
7 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 15 (26.32%) HTML
8 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
9 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
9 13 (22.81%) Linux
10 12 (21.05%) Oracle
10 12 (21.05%) Selenium
10 12 (21.05%) Degree
10 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (21.05%) BDD
11 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (19.30%) Kanban
11 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
11 11 (19.30%) SQL
11 11 (19.30%) Web Services
12 10 (17.54%) NUnit
12 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.79%) RESTful
13 9 (15.79%) LESS
13 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
13 9 (15.79%) C++

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) GPRS
4 1 (1.75%) 3G
4 1 (1.75%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Big Data
3 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.77%) MySQL
5 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.51%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Selenium
2 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.54%) NUnit
4 7 (12.28%) Moq
5 4 (7.02%) Maven
5 4 (7.02%) JUnit
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 3 (5.26%) Mocha
6 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.26%) WiX
6 3 (5.26%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.26%) MSTest
6 3 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.26%) Grunt
6 3 (5.26%) Bower
7 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
4 9 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) DBA
7 5 (8.77%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Tester
8 4 (7.02%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.26%) MySQL DBA
9 3 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 18 (31.58%) jQuery
3 16 (28.07%) CSS
4 15 (26.32%) HTML
5 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
6 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (19.30%) Web Services
8 9 (15.79%) RESTful
8 9 (15.79%) LESS
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (10.53%) CSS3
11 6 (10.53%) J2EE
11 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.77%) XML
12 5 (8.77%) J2SE
12 5 (8.77%) Dojo
12 5 (8.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) GIS
1 6 (10.53%) Open Source
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Solaris
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) OO
4 18 (31.58%) MVC
5 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
6 12 (21.05%) BDD
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.30%) Kanban
8 8 (14.04%) Multithreading
8 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.28%) UML
9 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (10.53%) User Stories
11 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
11 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) C#
2 17 (29.82%) Java
3 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) C++
6 6 (10.53%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) XAML
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Sun
2 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.02%) JBoss
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (3.51%) hybris
6 1 (1.75%) Zend
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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