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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 58 24 81
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +57
Contract jobs citing TDD 40 91 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.42% 5.81% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 8.24% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 4
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£385 £338 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
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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
1144 1105 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.25% 70.61% 65.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 577 449
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 43 80
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £36.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
Nottinghamshire -14 17 £350 +16.66% 4
Northamptonshire -22 9 £425 +19.71% 3
Leicestershire -11 7 £325 +14.03% 2
Lincolnshire -1 3 - -
Derbyshire -7 2 £355 +26.78% 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) .NET
3 33 (46.48%) C#
4 25 (35.21%) Scrum
5 20 (28.17%) BDD
6 17 (23.94%) HTML
6 17 (23.94%) CSS
6 17 (23.94%) MVC
7 16 (22.54%) Java
7 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
9 14 (19.72%) OO
9 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
9 14 (19.72%) SQL
10 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
11 12 (16.90%) XML
12 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
12 11 (15.49%) Ajax
12 11 (15.49%) jQuery
12 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
13 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
13 10 (14.08%) Ruby
13 10 (14.08%) Selenium
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
14 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (11.27%) Kanban
15 8 (11.27%) Cucumber
15 8 (11.27%) WCF
16 7 (9.86%) Ruby on Rails

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Kentico
3 2 (2.82%) Node.js
3 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.82%) WordPress
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) MS Access
3 2 (2.82%) DTS
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Selenium
2 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.27%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.63%) Maven
5 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.23%) JIRA
6 3 (4.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.23%) JBehave
6 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.82%) Moq
7 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.82%) JMeter
7 2 (2.82%) NUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Grunt
8 1 (1.41%) JUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (59.15%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Agile Coach
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Tester
5 5 (7.04%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) WPF Developer
7 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) HTML
2 17 (23.94%) CSS
3 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
4 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
5 12 (16.90%) XML
6 11 (15.49%) Ajax
6 11 (15.49%) jQuery
7 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (11.27%) WCF
9 7 (9.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (8.45%) HTML5
10 6 (8.45%) CSS3
11 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (7.04%) WPF
11 5 (7.04%) Spring
11 5 (7.04%) Web Services
12 3 (4.23%) J2EE
12 3 (4.23%) NHibernate
12 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Open Source
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Android
1 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) Scrum
3 20 (28.17%) BDD
4 17 (23.94%) MVC
5 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (19.72%) OO
7 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Kanban
10 5 (7.04%) Test Management
10 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.63%) SOA
11 4 (5.63%) OOP
11 4 (5.63%) MVVM
11 4 (5.63%) User Stories
11 4 (5.63%) Coaching
12 3 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (4.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) C#
2 16 (22.54%) Java
3 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.72%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) Ruby
5 5 (7.04%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) ISEB
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) WAI
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) HP
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) hybris
3 2 (2.82%) Zend
4 1 (1.41%) Motorola
4 1 (1.41%) ATG
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 47 minutes ago
East Midlands
Candidate Source
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago