The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 63 48 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Contract jobs citing TDD 32 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 3.02% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 4.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 2
Average daily rate £373 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £585 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1196 887 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.15% 68.71% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 11 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 8 £375 +20.00% 7
Leicestershire -25 5 £338 -20.58% 6
Northamptonshire -17 4 £425 -8.10% 5
Lincolnshire - - - - 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (59.09%) C#
2 46 (52.27%) .NET
3 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (37.50%) MVC
5 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
6 28 (31.82%) OO
7 27 (30.68%) HTML
7 27 (30.68%) E-Commerce
8 25 (28.41%) CSS
9 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET
9 23 (26.14%) Java
10 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 21 (23.86%) Scrum
11 21 (23.86%) BDD
12 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (22.73%) jQuery
13 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
14 16 (18.18%) SQL
14 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 15 (17.05%) Web Services
15 15 (17.05%) XML
15 15 (17.05%) Test Management
15 15 (17.05%) HTML5
16 14 (15.91%) Pair Programming
17 13 (14.77%) Ajax
17 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
17 13 (14.77%) QA
17 13 (14.77%) WCF
18 12 (13.64%) WPF
18 12 (13.64%) Subversion

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (4.55%) NServiceBus
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) WordPress
2 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.55%) SQLite
6 3 (3.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.41%) DB2
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Subversion
2 10 (11.36%) NUnit
2 10 (11.36%) Selenium
3 9 (10.23%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.95%) ReSharper
5 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
6 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.68%) Moq
8 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.55%) JIRA
9 3 (3.41%) Ant
9 3 (3.41%) CruiseControl
9 3 (3.41%) Maven
9 3 (3.41%) jMock
9 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.27%) MSTest
10 2 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (11.36%) Retail
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (63.64%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) C# Developer
3 22 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Quality Manager
6 8 (9.09%) QA Manager
7 7 (7.95%) Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Test Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (52.27%) .NET
2 27 (30.68%) HTML
3 25 (28.41%) CSS
4 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET
5 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (22.73%) jQuery
6 15 (17.05%) Web Services
6 15 (17.05%) XML
6 15 (17.05%) HTML5
7 13 (14.77%) Ajax
7 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
7 13 (14.77%) WCF
8 12 (13.64%) WPF
9 10 (11.36%) CSS3
10 9 (10.23%) Spring
10 9 (10.23%) WinForms
11 7 (7.95%) SOAP
11 7 (7.95%) LINQ
11 7 (7.95%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (7.95%) Open Source
2 5 (5.68%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) MVC
3 28 (31.82%) OO
4 27 (30.68%) E-Commerce
5 21 (23.86%) Scrum
5 21 (23.86%) BDD
6 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
7 15 (17.05%) Test Management
8 14 (15.91%) Pair Programming
9 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.36%) MVVM
11 10 (11.36%) SOA
12 9 (10.23%) OOP
13 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 8 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) C#
2 23 (26.14%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (6.82%) Ruby
6 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) XAML
9 1 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) ISEB
1 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) JBoss
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) Telerik
4 4 (4.55%) Zend
5 3 (3.41%) Sencha
6 2 (2.27%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.27%) Apple
6 2 (2.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.14%) Siemens
7 1 (1.14%) hybris
7 1 (1.14%) Twitter
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