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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 68 59 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 31 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.18% 2.04% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.83% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 43
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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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
1223 1095 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.10% 71.90% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 585 624
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 53
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 24 £375 - 7
Northamptonshire -6 8 £450 +12.50% 11
Leicestershire -6 3 £350 - 11
Lincolnshire +4 1 £300 -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 - 8
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 82 (84.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (42.27%) Scrum
3 38 (39.18%) .NET
4 34 (35.05%) Java
4 34 (35.05%) BDD
5 31 (31.96%) C#
6 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
6 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (23.71%) MVC
8 20 (20.62%) HTML
9 19 (19.59%) CSS
9 19 (19.59%) Web Services
10 18 (18.56%) Unit Testing
11 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
12 16 (16.49%) SOAP
12 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
13 14 (14.43%) Spring
13 14 (14.43%) REST
13 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
13 14 (14.43%) CSS3
14 13 (13.40%) HTML5
14 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
15 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
16 11 (11.34%) RESTful
16 11 (11.34%) JUnit
16 11 (11.34%) Finance
17 10 (10.31%) OO
17 10 (10.31%) NoSQL
17 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
17 10 (10.31%) Mobile App

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (6.19%) Mule
1 6 (6.19%) Mule ESB
2 4 (4.12%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.12%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.06%) DNN
5 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Project
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) GitHub
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) Extranet
2 3 (3.09%) Intranet
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) SMTP
4 1 (1.03%) RTP
4 1 (1.03%) H.323
4 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.12%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
5 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.34%) JUnit
3 9 (9.28%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.25%) Spock
5 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.12%) Lombardi
6 4 (4.12%) Calabash
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.12%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.09%) Selenium
8 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.06%) Xcode
8 2 (2.06%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.03%) JIRA
9 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.03%) Gradle
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Marketing
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.15%) Electronics
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Publishing
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (71.13%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.31%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Information Systems Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Systems Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Information Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Quality Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) .NET
2 20 (20.62%) HTML
3 19 (19.59%) CSS
3 19 (19.59%) Web Services
4 16 (16.49%) SOAP
5 14 (14.43%) Spring
5 14 (14.43%) REST
5 14 (14.43%) CSS3
6 13 (13.40%) HTML5
6 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
7 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.34%) RESTful
9 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
10 9 (9.28%) WCF
10 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (8.25%) Apache Camel
11 8 (8.25%) jQuery
12 7 (7.22%) WPF
13 6 (6.19%) Spring Security
13 6 (6.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.15%) DTV
3 2 (2.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) EPoS
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (84.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (42.27%) Scrum
3 34 (35.05%) BDD
4 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (23.71%) MVC
6 18 (18.56%) Unit Testing
7 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.31%) OO
9 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.22%) CRM
10 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.19%) Coaching
11 6 (6.19%) Microservices
11 6 (6.19%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.19%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.15%) Quality Management
12 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) Java
2 31 (31.96%) C#
3 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.25%) SQL
5 4 (4.12%) VB
5 4 (4.12%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.09%) VB6
6 3 (3.09%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.06%) C++
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
1 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.03%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 5 (5.15%) SAP
2 4 (4.12%) IBM
2 4 (4.12%) Informatica
2 4 (4.12%) hybris
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.03%) BMC
4 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.03%) Apple
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago