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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 25 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +44
Contract jobs citing TDD 150 140 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.77% 5.81% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 8.20% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 67 53
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £309 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+74.61% -13.33%
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
2398 1707 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.22% 70.86% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 870 1093
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 116 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire -29 34 £375 -14.77% 18
Bedfordshire -16 28 £400 +33.33% 15
Hertfordshire -6 26 £400 -3.03% 14
Essex +8 25 £425 +17.24% 5
Suffolk +1 19 £363 +3.57% 3
Norfolk +1 16 £280 +43.58% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 125 (49.41%) C#
2 124 (49.01%) .NET
3 122 (48.22%) MVC
4 116 (45.85%) HTML
5 100 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 98 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (38.34%) CSS
8 82 (32.41%) Scrum
9 79 (31.23%) ASP.NET
10 78 (30.83%) SQL Server
11 74 (29.25%) OO
12 72 (28.46%) SQL
13 67 (26.48%) Web Services
14 56 (22.13%) Microsoft
15 54 (21.34%) Unit Testing
16 52 (20.55%) jQuery
16 52 (20.55%) Java
17 50 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (19.76%) BDD
18 49 (19.37%) Git (software)
19 47 (18.58%) Subversion
20 46 (18.18%) E-Commerce
21 44 (17.39%) Ajax
21 44 (17.39%) HTML5
22 42 (16.60%) XML
23 41 (16.21%) CSS3
24 40 (15.81%) Team Foundation Server
24 40 (15.81%) Linux
25 39 (15.42%) .NET Framework
25 39 (15.42%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (6.32%) Apache
1 16 (6.32%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.16%) CMS
4 8 (3.16%) Node.js
5 4 (1.58%) lighttpd
5 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.79%) Drupal
6 2 (0.79%) IIS
6 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (7.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.72%) Internet
2 12 (4.74%) LDAP
3 11 (4.35%) HTTP
4 4 (1.58%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.40%) 3G
5 1 (0.40%) 802.15
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.04%) MySQL
3 30 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (10.67%) Relational Database
5 21 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.16%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.77%) Big Data
11 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.98%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.58%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.40%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 49 (19.37%) Git (software)
2 47 (18.58%) Subversion
3 40 (15.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 29 (11.46%) Selenium
6 25 (9.88%) Jenkins
7 24 (9.49%) TeamCity
8 15 (5.93%) Ant
9 14 (5.53%) Maven
9 14 (5.53%) NUnit
10 13 (5.14%) JUnit
11 12 (4.74%) MSTest
12 11 (4.35%) SpecFlow
13 10 (3.95%) Eclipse
14 9 (3.56%) Moq
14 9 (3.56%) Cucumber
14 9 (3.56%) Jasmine
15 7 (2.77%) Grunt
15 7 (2.77%) Mockito
16 6 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 24 (9.49%) Finance
2 17 (6.72%) Marketing
3 7 (2.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.19%) Retail
5 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.79%) Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 211 (83.40%) Developer
2 56 (22.13%) .NET Developer
3 38 (15.02%) C# Developer
4 31 (12.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (11.46%) Senior Developer
5 29 (11.46%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.51%) CRM Developer
7 16 (6.32%) Front-End Developer
7 16 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 10 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (3.95%) Lead Developer
9 10 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.56%) PHP Developer
10 9 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.16%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.77%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.77%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (49.01%) .NET
2 116 (45.85%) HTML
3 97 (38.34%) CSS
4 79 (31.23%) ASP.NET
5 67 (26.48%) Web Services
6 52 (20.55%) jQuery
7 50 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (17.39%) HTML5
8 44 (17.39%) Ajax
9 42 (16.60%) XML
10 41 (16.21%) CSS3
11 39 (15.42%) .NET Framework
11 39 (15.42%) WCF
12 30 (11.86%) LESS
13 29 (11.46%) JSP
14 28 (11.07%) SOAP
14 28 (11.07%) Spring
15 27 (10.67%) WPF
16 26 (10.28%) Dojo
17 25 (9.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.74%) Open Source
3 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.37%) GIS
3 6 (2.37%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.98%) Clustering
5 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.58%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.79%) Firmware
6 2 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Wiki
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.40%) Biology
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.40%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.81%) Linux
2 28 (11.07%) UNIX
3 21 (8.30%) Windows
4 12 (4.74%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.16%) Android
6 7 (2.77%) Solaris
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (48.22%) MVC
2 98 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (32.41%) Scrum
4 74 (29.25%) OO
5 54 (21.34%) Unit Testing
6 50 (19.76%) BDD
7 46 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 35 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.65%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (9.88%) MVVM
10 25 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 23 (9.09%) Kanban
12 22 (8.70%) Web Development
12 22 (8.70%) CRM
13 18 (7.11%) Project Planning
14 16 (6.32%) OOP
15 15 (5.93%) Workflow
16 13 (5.14%) SOA
16 13 (5.14%) Multithreading
16 13 (5.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 125 (49.41%) C#
2 100 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 72 (28.46%) SQL
4 52 (20.55%) Java
5 15 (5.93%) C++
5 15 (5.93%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.53%) PHP
6 14 (5.53%) XAML
7 11 (4.35%) Ruby
8 10 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.56%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.56%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.77%) Python
10 7 (2.77%) VB
10 7 (2.77%) VB6
11 6 (2.37%) Perl
12 2 (0.79%) C
12 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.79%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.49%) Degree
2 13 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.74%) MCITP
4 10 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.07%) Oracle
3 15 (5.93%) JBoss
4 11 (4.35%) hybris
5 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.98%) DevExpress
5 5 (1.98%) Sun
6 3 (1.19%) Adobe
6 3 (1.19%) Google
6 3 (1.19%) Twitter
7 2 (0.79%) Apple
7 2 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Sybase
8 1 (0.40%) Vignette
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) BEA
8 1 (0.40%) FatWire
8 1 (0.40%) Zend
8 1 (0.40%) Facebook
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