The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing TDD 38 54 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.74% 3.58% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 5.14% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 7
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£375 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £446 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
983 1050 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.97% 69.63% 64.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 588 403
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 83
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +6 26 £375 +3.44% 7
Northamptonshire -9 4 £425 -8.10% 7
Derbyshire +17 2 £353 +34.28% 5
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) Scrum
3 29 (37.18%) BDD
4 27 (34.62%) Java
5 25 (32.05%) C#
5 25 (32.05%) .NET
5 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
6 20 (25.64%) Android
7 18 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 18 (23.08%) Calabash
8 16 (20.51%) Android Development
8 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (19.23%) Finance
9 15 (19.23%) OO
10 14 (17.95%) CSS
10 14 (17.95%) .NET Framework
11 13 (16.67%) Kanban
11 13 (16.67%) iOS Development
11 13 (16.67%) MVC
11 13 (16.67%) HTML
11 13 (16.67%) JUnit
12 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.38%) XML
12 12 (15.38%) Mobile App
13 11 (14.10%) Android Studio
13 11 (14.10%) SQL
13 11 (14.10%) Objective-C
13 11 (14.10%) Ajax
14 9 (11.54%) JSON
14 9 (11.54%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.56%) WordPress
3 2 (2.56%) Kentico
3 2 (2.56%) Node.js
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) FTP
1 2 (2.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.56%) MS Access
4 2 (2.56%) DTS
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.08%) Calabash
3 13 (16.67%) JUnit
4 11 (14.10%) Android Studio
5 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.13%) Xcode
8 4 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (3.85%) Gradle
9 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.85%) Selenium
10 2 (2.56%) JIRA
10 2 (2.56%) Maven
10 2 (2.56%) Grunt
11 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.28%) Mockito
11 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.28%) NUnit
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (73.08%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Android Developer
3 12 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Agile Coach
7 5 (6.41%) WPF Developer
7 5 (6.41%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Tester
10 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) CSS
2 14 (17.95%) .NET Framework
3 13 (16.67%) HTML
4 12 (15.38%) XML
5 11 (14.10%) Ajax
6 9 (11.54%) JSON
6 9 (11.54%) jQuery
7 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.97%) REST
8 7 (8.97%) WCF
9 6 (7.69%) WPF
9 6 (7.69%) Web Services
10 5 (6.41%) RESTful
11 4 (5.13%) SOAP
11 4 (5.13%) HTML5
11 4 (5.13%) CSS3
11 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.26%) User Experience
3 5 (6.41%) Open Source
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Android
2 18 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.97%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Windows
5 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) Scrum
3 29 (37.18%) BDD
4 16 (20.51%) Android Development
4 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (19.23%) OO
6 13 (16.67%) Kanban
6 13 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 13 (16.67%) MVC
7 7 (8.97%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (8.97%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.69%) SOA
8 6 (7.69%) MVVM
9 5 (6.41%) OOP
10 4 (5.13%) OOD
10 4 (5.13%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Java
2 25 (32.05%) C#
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) SQL
4 11 (14.10%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) VB
6 2 (2.56%) PHP
6 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.56%) ISEB
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) PMP
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.28%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Apple
2 3 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) Zend
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (1.28%) Motorola
4 1 (1.28%) BMC
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago