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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 63 22 79
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +57
Contract jobs citing TDD 32 110 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.04% 6.74% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 9.25% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 3
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £474 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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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
1114 1189 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.96% 72.90% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 603 431
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 82
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.27 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 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
Nottinghamshire -23 12 £400 +33.33% 7
Northamptonshire -24 11 £425 +22.30% 5
Leicestershire -28 6 £350 - 3
Derbyshire +3 1 £310 +11.21% 1
Lincolnshire -4 1 - - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) Scrum
3 22 (37.93%) C#
4 18 (31.03%) BDD
5 14 (24.14%) Java
6 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (20.69%) HTML
7 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.69%) CSS
7 12 (20.69%) MVC
8 11 (18.97%) Ruby
8 11 (18.97%) Selenium
9 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
9 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.24%) SQL
9 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
10 9 (15.52%) WCF
10 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
11 8 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (13.79%) jQuery
11 8 (13.79%) Ajax
11 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.07%) Open Source
12 7 (12.07%) Kanban
12 7 (12.07%) XML
12 7 (12.07%) OO
13 6 (10.34%) Finance

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.45%) WordPress
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Selenium
2 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.90%) Maven
4 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.17%) JBehave
5 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.45%) Moq
6 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.45%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.45%) JMeter
6 2 (3.45%) NUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Subversion
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
1 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Agile Coach
5 4 (6.90%) Tester
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Programmer
7 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) .NET
2 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
2 12 (20.69%) CSS
2 12 (20.69%) HTML
3 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
3 9 (15.52%) WCF
4 8 (13.79%) Ajax
4 8 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (13.79%) jQuery
5 7 (12.07%) XML
6 5 (8.62%) CSS3
6 5 (8.62%) HTML5
6 5 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (8.62%) Spring
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (6.90%) WPF
7 4 (6.90%) NHibernate
8 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Android
1 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Scrum
3 18 (31.03%) BDD
4 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.69%) MVC
6 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.07%) Kanban
7 7 (12.07%) OO
8 6 (10.34%) Test Management
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (6.90%) User Stories
10 4 (6.90%) Coaching
11 3 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.17%) Workflow
11 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
12 2 (3.45%) Validation
12 2 (3.45%) SEO
12 2 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) C#
2 14 (24.14%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) Ruby
4 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
7 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ISEB
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Zend
3 2 (3.45%) hybris
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Motorola
4 1 (1.72%) ATG
4 1 (1.72%) SAP