The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 160 136 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.18% 5.63% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 7.91% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 87
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £483 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
TDD
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2382 1719 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.19% 71.15% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 904 1136
Average daily rate £400 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 140 188
Average hourly rate £24.12 £36.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 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
Hertfordshire +17 49 £405 -4.70% 18
Essex 0 40 £425 +17.24% 3
Cambridgeshire -20 31 £450 +2.27% 20
Bedfordshire -27 14 £425 +34.92% 9
Suffolk -1 12 £420 +12.00% 3
Norfolk -6 11 £288 +39.39% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 198 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (48.94%) .NET
3 134 (47.18%) HTML
4 133 (46.83%) CSS
5 131 (46.13%) MVC
6 127 (44.72%) JavaScript
7 123 (43.31%) C#
8 94 (33.10%) SQL
9 93 (32.75%) OO
10 92 (32.39%) Web Services
11 87 (30.63%) Scrum
12 78 (27.46%) XML
13 73 (25.70%) ASP.NET
14 72 (25.35%) BDD
15 70 (24.65%) Java
15 70 (24.65%) Linux
16 59 (20.77%) Unit Testing
17 58 (20.42%) Ajax
18 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
19 55 (19.37%) Subversion
19 55 (19.37%) jQuery
20 54 (19.01%) UNIX
21 52 (18.31%) CSS3
22 50 (17.61%) Relational Database
23 49 (17.25%) ASP.NET MVC
23 49 (17.25%) Microsoft
24 48 (16.90%) HTML5
25 47 (16.55%) Responsive Web Design
25 47 (16.55%) MySQL
26 46 (16.20%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 30 (10.56%) JBoss
2 26 (9.15%) WebLogic
3 25 (8.80%) Apache
4 19 (6.69%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.87%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.87%) Node.js
6 8 (2.82%) CMS
6 8 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.46%) lighttpd
8 6 (2.11%) IIS
9 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.46%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.51%) LDAP
2 25 (8.80%) HTTP
3 20 (7.04%) Internet
4 5 (1.76%) ZigBee
5 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) Intranet
6 2 (0.70%) RIP
6 2 (0.70%) 802.15
7 1 (0.35%) GPRS
7 1 (0.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 50 (17.61%) Relational Database
3 47 (16.55%) MySQL
4 26 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (8.10%) MariaDB
6 20 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (5.28%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.28%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.52%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.82%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.46%) Big Data
10 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.76%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.06%) Data Mart
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 55 (19.37%) Subversion
2 39 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 37 (13.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (11.97%) Selenium
5 27 (9.51%) Ant
6 26 (9.15%) Jenkins
7 25 (8.80%) Visual Studio
8 21 (7.39%) Eclipse
9 17 (5.99%) Maven
10 16 (5.63%) TeamCity
11 14 (4.93%) NUnit
11 14 (4.93%) JUnit
12 12 (4.23%) Mockito
12 12 (4.23%) SpecFlow
13 10 (3.52%) Cucumber
13 10 (3.52%) Grunt
13 10 (3.52%) Jasmine
13 10 (3.52%) IntelliJ
14 9 (3.17%) MSTest
15 8 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 34 (11.97%) Finance
2 26 (9.15%) Marketing
3 7 (2.46%) Retail
4 6 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 241 (84.86%) Developer
2 65 (22.89%) .NET Developer
3 52 (18.31%) Java Developer
4 47 (16.55%) C# Developer
5 39 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (13.38%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.10%) Front-End Developer
8 19 (6.69%) CRM Developer
9 13 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 13 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 10 (3.52%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (3.52%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.17%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.17%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.46%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 6 (2.11%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (48.94%) .NET
2 134 (47.18%) HTML
3 133 (46.83%) CSS
4 92 (32.39%) Web Services
5 78 (27.46%) XML
6 73 (25.70%) ASP.NET
7 58 (20.42%) Ajax
8 55 (19.37%) jQuery
9 52 (18.31%) CSS3
10 49 (17.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (16.90%) HTML5
12 43 (15.14%) .NET Framework
12 43 (15.14%) WCF
12 43 (15.14%) Spring
13 38 (13.38%) SOAP
14 37 (13.03%) REST
15 35 (12.32%) JSP
16 32 (11.27%) Hibernate
17 30 (10.56%) LESS
18 27 (9.51%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.28%) Visualisation
3 15 (5.28%) Open Source
4 14 (4.93%) User Experience
5 10 (3.52%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.46%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.11%) GIS
8 4 (1.41%) Clustering
9 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.70%) Biology
10 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) MPEG
11 1 (0.35%) PKI
11 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.65%) Linux
2 54 (19.01%) UNIX
3 27 (9.51%) Mac OS X
4 26 (9.15%) Windows
5 11 (3.87%) Solaris
6 5 (1.76%) Android
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (46.13%) MVC
3 93 (32.75%) OO
4 87 (30.63%) Scrum
5 72 (25.35%) BDD
6 59 (20.77%) Unit Testing
7 47 (16.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 46 (16.20%) E-Commerce
9 44 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (13.73%) Web Development
11 23 (8.10%) Configuration Management
12 22 (7.75%) Web Design
13 21 (7.39%) CRM
14 18 (6.34%) Software Engineering
15 17 (5.99%) Data Modelling
16 16 (5.63%) SOA
16 16 (5.63%) MVVM
17 15 (5.28%) Waterfall
17 15 (5.28%) User Stories
17 15 (5.28%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 127 (44.72%) JavaScript
2 123 (43.31%) C#
3 94 (33.10%) SQL
4 70 (24.65%) Java
5 30 (10.56%) PL/SQL
6 11 (3.87%) Ruby
7 10 (3.52%) C++
8 9 (3.17%) PHP
9 8 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.46%) Python
11 5 (1.76%) Perl
12 4 (1.41%) VBScript
12 4 (1.41%) VBA
13 3 (1.06%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.06%) C
14 2 (0.70%) XAML
15 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.45%) Degree
2 14 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.23%) MCITP
4 11 (3.87%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.41%) ISEB
7 2 (0.70%) MCP
7 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.35%) SCOM
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.14%) Oracle
3 8 (2.82%) hybris
4 7 (2.46%) IBM
5 4 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.41%) Twitter
5 4 (1.41%) Sun
6 3 (1.06%) Adobe
6 3 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Zend
7 1 (0.35%) Splunk
7 1 (0.35%) Facebook
7 1 (0.35%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.35%) Vignette
7 1 (0.35%) HP
7 1 (0.35%) BEA
7 1 (0.35%) Apple
7 1 (0.35%) FatWire
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