The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 of England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 31 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +57
Contract jobs citing TDD 136 126 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.48% 5.27% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 7.58% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 79 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1663 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.28% 69.58% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 873 1005
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 131 231
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Cambridgeshire -20 41 £375 -11.76% 22
Bedfordshire -9 30 £375 +4.89% 10
Suffolk -3 19 £300 -25.00% 5
Essex +2 18 £448 +39.84% 11
Norfolk +3 14 £300 +50.00% 5
Hertfordshire -13 12 £406 +1.56% 13
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 128 (52.03%) MVC
2 123 (50.00%) C#
3 122 (49.59%) .NET
4 107 (43.50%) HTML
5 97 (39.43%) JavaScript
6 91 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (34.96%) CSS
8 83 (33.74%) ASP.NET
9 81 (32.93%) Scrum
10 76 (30.89%) SQL Server
11 68 (27.64%) OO
12 64 (26.02%) SQL
13 59 (23.98%) Java
14 57 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (22.36%) Web Services
16 50 (20.33%) E-Commerce
17 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
18 44 (17.89%) jQuery
19 42 (17.07%) Subversion
19 42 (17.07%) Ajax
20 41 (16.67%) Unit Testing
20 41 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 38 (15.45%) HTML5
21 38 (15.45%) BDD
22 36 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (14.63%) MySQL
23 34 (13.82%) CSS3
23 34 (13.82%) XML
23 34 (13.82%) .NET Framework
24 33 (13.41%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (6.10%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.07%) CMS
3 9 (3.66%) Apache
3 9 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.63%) Drupal
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.81%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.41%) Node.js
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.88%) LDAP
2 11 (4.47%) HTTP
3 10 (4.07%) Internet
4 3 (1.22%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.81%) NAS
5 2 (0.81%) Firewall
5 2 (0.81%) IPv4
5 2 (0.81%) IPv6
5 2 (0.81%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) GPRS
6 1 (0.41%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (30.89%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.63%) MySQL
3 25 (10.16%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.66%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.25%) Big Data
8 8 (3.25%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.63%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (17.07%) Subversion
2 41 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 33 (13.41%) Visual Studio
4 29 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (8.94%) Selenium
6 20 (8.13%) TeamCity
7 18 (7.32%) Jenkins
8 17 (6.91%) NUnit
9 15 (6.10%) JUnit
10 14 (5.69%) MSTest
11 11 (4.47%) Maven
12 9 (3.66%) Ant
12 9 (3.66%) Moq
13 7 (2.85%) SpecFlow
13 7 (2.85%) Eclipse
14 6 (2.44%) Jasmine
15 5 (2.03%) Cucumber
15 5 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
16 4 (1.63%) Mockito
16 4 (1.63%) WiX
General
1 19 (7.72%) Finance
2 10 (4.07%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.03%) Marketing
4 4 (1.63%) Banking
5 3 (1.22%) Retail
5 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (81.30%) Developer
2 60 (24.39%) .NET Developer
3 44 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 35 (14.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (11.38%) Java Developer
6 23 (9.35%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.28%) CRM Developer
8 13 (5.28%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (3.66%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.85%) Architect
13 7 (2.85%) WPF Developer
14 6 (2.44%) UI Programmer
14 6 (2.44%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (49.59%) .NET
2 107 (43.50%) HTML
3 86 (34.96%) CSS
4 83 (33.74%) ASP.NET
5 57 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (22.36%) Web Services
7 44 (17.89%) jQuery
8 42 (17.07%) Ajax
9 38 (15.45%) HTML5
10 34 (13.82%) CSS3
10 34 (13.82%) .NET Framework
10 34 (13.82%) XML
11 31 (12.60%) Dojo
12 30 (12.20%) JSP
12 30 (12.20%) Spring
13 28 (11.38%) WCF
13 28 (11.38%) LESS
14 25 (10.16%) WPF
14 25 (10.16%) SOAP
15 22 (8.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.85%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.44%) GIS
3 6 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.03%) Blog
5 4 (1.63%) Open Source
5 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.22%) Clustering
6 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.41%) DataPower
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.41%) MPEG
8 1 (0.41%) W3C
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.01%) Linux
2 26 (10.57%) UNIX
3 15 (6.10%) Windows
3 15 (6.10%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.25%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Solaris
6 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (52.03%) MVC
2 91 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (32.93%) Scrum
4 68 (27.64%) OO
5 50 (20.33%) E-Commerce
6 41 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 38 (15.45%) BDD
8 36 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (10.57%) Software Engineering
11 25 (10.16%) Kanban
12 20 (8.13%) Web Development
13 19 (7.72%) Project Planning
13 19 (7.72%) MVVM
14 16 (6.50%) CRM
15 15 (6.10%) OOP
16 14 (5.69%) SOA
17 12 (4.88%) Configuration Management
17 12 (4.88%) User Stories
17 12 (4.88%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (50.00%) C#
2 97 (39.43%) JavaScript
3 64 (26.02%) SQL
4 59 (23.98%) Java
5 22 (8.94%) C++
6 18 (7.32%) PHP
7 17 (6.91%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.69%) XAML
9 11 (4.47%) Ruby
10 10 (4.07%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.85%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.85%) VB
12 7 (2.85%) VB6
13 6 (2.44%) Python
14 4 (1.63%) Perl
14 4 (1.63%) Delphi
15 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.81%) Scala
15 2 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) Degree
2 11 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.85%) MCITP
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
1 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.01%) Oracle
3 16 (6.50%) JBoss
4 15 (6.10%) hybris
5 5 (2.03%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.63%) Apple
7 3 (1.22%) Sun
7 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.22%) Twitter
8 2 (0.81%) VMware
9 1 (0.41%) Omniture
9 1 (0.41%) Google
9 1 (0.41%) Zend
9 1 (0.41%) Facebook
9 1 (0.41%) FatWire
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe
9 1 (0.41%) IBM
9 1 (0.41%) Sybase
9 1 (0.41%) Vignette
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