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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 23 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing TDD 138 150 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.50% 6.34% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 8.84% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 66 81
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
2328 1696 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.86% 71.71% 69.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 856 1149
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 134 219
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.87 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 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 30 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
Hertfordshire +2 39 £400 - 18
Essex -6 29 £425 +17.24% 7
Bedfordshire -21 24 £400 +35.59% 4
Cambridgeshire -33 21 £370 -15.90% 24
Norfolk -6 13 £288 - 4
Suffolk -4 10 £420 +12.00% 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 176 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (49.19%) .NET
3 121 (48.79%) MVC
4 118 (47.58%) HTML
5 112 (45.16%) C#
6 110 (44.35%) JavaScript
7 103 (41.53%) CSS
8 84 (33.87%) Scrum
9 77 (31.05%) ASP.NET
9 77 (31.05%) Web Services
9 77 (31.05%) OO
10 76 (30.65%) SQL
11 63 (25.40%) SQL Server
12 62 (25.00%) BDD
13 59 (23.79%) Unit Testing
14 54 (21.77%) XML
14 54 (21.77%) jQuery
15 53 (21.37%) Ajax
16 52 (20.97%) Subversion
16 52 (20.97%) Java
17 49 (19.76%) Microsoft
17 49 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (19.35%) Linux
19 46 (18.55%) CSS3
20 43 (17.34%) Git (software)
21 42 (16.94%) WCF
22 41 (16.53%) E-Commerce
22 41 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (16.53%) HTML5
23 40 (16.13%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (8.47%) Apache
2 17 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.63%) Node.js
6 8 (3.23%) CMS
7 5 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.02%) lighttpd
8 4 (1.61%) IIS
9 3 (1.21%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) Internet
2 13 (5.24%) LDAP
2 13 (5.24%) HTTP
3 4 (1.61%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) GPRS
5 1 (0.40%) 3G
5 1 (0.40%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.31%) MySQL
3 32 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 30 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (5.65%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.84%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.63%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.82%) Big Data
11 5 (2.02%) Couchbase
11 5 (2.02%) Data Mart
11 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.40%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 52 (20.97%) Subversion
2 43 (17.34%) Git (software)
3 33 (13.31%) Selenium
4 32 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (10.48%) Visual Studio
5 26 (10.48%) Jenkins
6 23 (9.27%) TeamCity
7 19 (7.66%) Ant
8 16 (6.45%) Maven
9 15 (6.05%) Eclipse
10 14 (5.65%) JUnit
11 13 (5.24%) NUnit
12 12 (4.84%) SpecFlow
13 11 (4.44%) Mockito
14 10 (4.03%) MSTest
14 10 (4.03%) Cucumber
14 10 (4.03%) Jasmine
15 9 (3.63%) IntelliJ
16 8 (3.23%) Grunt
16 8 (3.23%) Moq
General
1 24 (9.68%) Finance
2 20 (8.06%) Marketing
3 3 (1.21%) Retail
3 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Electronics
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (84.68%) Developer
2 52 (20.97%) .NET Developer
3 33 (13.31%) C# Developer
3 33 (13.31%) Java Developer
4 31 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 26 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.66%) Front-End Developer
6 19 (7.66%) CRM Developer
7 13 (5.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 11 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (4.03%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.23%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.23%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.82%) PHP Developer
13 6 (2.42%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (49.19%) .NET
2 118 (47.58%) HTML
3 103 (41.53%) CSS
4 77 (31.05%) ASP.NET
4 77 (31.05%) Web Services
5 54 (21.77%) XML
5 54 (21.77%) jQuery
6 53 (21.37%) Ajax
7 49 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (18.55%) CSS3
9 42 (16.94%) WCF
10 41 (16.53%) HTML5
11 40 (16.13%) .NET Framework
12 33 (13.31%) JSP
13 30 (12.10%) SOAP
13 30 (12.10%) LESS
14 29 (11.69%) Spring
15 26 (10.48%) Dojo
16 25 (10.08%) REST
17 22 (8.87%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.05%) User Experience
2 15 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.24%) Open Source
4 11 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.42%) GIS
7 5 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.61%) Clustering
9 2 (0.81%) Biology
9 2 (0.81%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) MPEG
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.35%) Linux
2 34 (13.71%) UNIX
3 23 (9.27%) Windows
4 13 (5.24%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.82%) Solaris
6 6 (2.42%) Android
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (48.79%) MVC
3 84 (33.87%) Scrum
4 77 (31.05%) OO
5 62 (25.00%) BDD
6 59 (23.79%) Unit Testing
7 41 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (16.53%) E-Commerce
8 34 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (9.68%) Web Development
10 21 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.47%) CRM
11 17 (6.85%) MVVM
12 16 (6.45%) Project Planning
12 16 (6.45%) Kanban
13 15 (6.05%) OOP
13 15 (6.05%) Workflow
14 13 (5.24%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.24%) Performance Testing
15 12 (4.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (45.16%) C#
2 110 (44.35%) JavaScript
3 76 (30.65%) SQL
4 52 (20.97%) Java
5 16 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.44%) C++
6 11 (4.44%) Ruby
7 10 (4.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.03%) PHP
8 9 (3.63%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.42%) Python
11 5 (2.02%) XAML
11 5 (2.02%) Perl
12 3 (1.21%) VBScript
13 2 (0.81%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.81%) C
14 1 (0.40%) PHP5
14 1 (0.40%) FQL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.68%) Degree
2 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.84%) MCITP
4 10 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) ISEB
7 2 (0.81%) MCP
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.40%) SCOM
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.69%) Oracle
3 16 (6.45%) JBoss
4 9 (3.63%) hybris
5 4 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.61%) Twitter
5 4 (1.61%) Sun
6 3 (1.21%) Adobe
6 3 (1.21%) IBM
6 3 (1.21%) Google
7 2 (0.81%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) FatWire
8 1 (0.40%) Zend
8 1 (0.40%) Splunk
8 1 (0.40%) Facebook
8 1 (0.40%) Vignette
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) BEA
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