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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 172 129 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.01% 5.38% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 7.87% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 66 97
Average daily rate
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£420 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.89% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -5.79%
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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
2188 1640 1955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.45% 68.39% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 890 1056
Average daily rate £420 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 154 184
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.74 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -3 54 £450 +12.50% 30
Hertfordshire +14 44 £405 -4.70% 15
Essex +6 44 £475 +58.33% 6
Suffolk -3 13 £388 +3.33% 5
Norfolk -16 7 £288 +15.00% 8
Bedfordshire -24 7 £425 +1.19% 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 228 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (51.90%) .NET
3 163 (51.58%) C#
4 142 (44.94%) MVC
5 138 (43.67%) CSS
6 135 (42.72%) HTML
7 130 (41.14%) JavaScript
8 97 (30.70%) SQL
9 95 (30.06%) Scrum
10 92 (29.11%) OO
11 88 (27.85%) Web Services
12 85 (26.90%) BDD
13 81 (25.63%) XML
13 81 (25.63%) Java
14 71 (22.47%) Linux
14 71 (22.47%) E-Commerce
15 68 (21.52%) ASP.NET
16 64 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (17.72%) UNIX
18 55 (17.41%) Ajax
18 55 (17.41%) WCF
19 54 (17.09%) .NET Framework
19 54 (17.09%) Finance
20 53 (16.77%) Subversion
21 52 (16.46%) SQL Server
22 51 (16.14%) Unit Testing
22 51 (16.14%) CSS3
23 48 (15.19%) Relational Database
23 48 (15.19%) Microsoft
24 46 (14.56%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (8.54%) JBoss
2 23 (7.28%) Apache
3 22 (6.96%) WebLogic
4 19 (6.01%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.80%) Node.js
6 11 (3.48%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.85%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.53%) CMS
9 7 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.22%) IIS
9 7 (2.22%) lighttpd
10 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.95%) Confluence
11 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.54%) LDAP
2 22 (6.96%) HTTP
3 16 (5.06%) Internet
4 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.27%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.95%) RIP
6 3 (0.95%) 802.15
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 48 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 44 (13.92%) MySQL
4 25 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (7.28%) MariaDB
6 20 (6.33%) NoSQL
7 18 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (4.11%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.48%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.53%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.22%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.95%) Big Data
14 2 (0.63%) Data Mart
15 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 53 (16.77%) Subversion
2 43 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (12.66%) Git (software)
4 28 (8.86%) Ant
5 27 (8.54%) Selenium
6 26 (8.23%) Jenkins
7 25 (7.91%) Visual Studio
8 22 (6.96%) Eclipse
9 18 (5.70%) Jasmine
10 14 (4.43%) JUnit
10 14 (4.43%) NUnit
10 14 (4.43%) Maven
11 13 (4.11%) TeamCity
12 12 (3.80%) Mockito
13 11 (3.48%) Cucumber
14 10 (3.16%) Grunt
14 10 (3.16%) IntelliJ
15 9 (2.85%) JIRA
15 9 (2.85%) SpecFlow
15 9 (2.85%) Moq
General
1 54 (17.09%) Finance
2 27 (8.54%) Marketing
3 8 (2.53%) Banking
4 5 (1.58%) Retail
5 3 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 263 (83.23%) Developer
2 90 (28.48%) .NET Developer
3 71 (22.47%) C# Developer
4 58 (18.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (17.41%) Java Developer
6 45 (14.24%) Senior Developer
7 22 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 20 (6.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 19 (6.01%) Front-End Developer
9 19 (6.01%) CRM Developer
10 13 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 12 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (2.85%) Agile Coach
14 8 (2.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 8 (2.53%) Lead Developer
15 7 (2.22%) BizTalk Developer
15 7 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 7 (2.22%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (51.90%) .NET
2 138 (43.67%) CSS
3 135 (42.72%) HTML
4 88 (27.85%) Web Services
5 81 (25.63%) XML
6 68 (21.52%) ASP.NET
7 55 (17.41%) Ajax
7 55 (17.41%) WCF
8 54 (17.09%) .NET Framework
9 51 (16.14%) CSS3
10 46 (14.56%) jQuery
10 46 (14.56%) HTML5
11 45 (14.24%) SOAP
11 45 (14.24%) Spring
12 44 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (13.92%) REST
13 33 (10.44%) JSP
14 32 (10.13%) Hibernate
15 28 (8.86%) LESS
16 27 (8.54%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.06%) Open Source
4 15 (4.75%) Visualisation
5 13 (4.11%) User Experience
6 10 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.27%) Clustering
9 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.95%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.63%) GIS
10 2 (0.63%) EMV
10 2 (0.63%) Biology
11 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.32%) PKI
11 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (22.47%) Linux
2 56 (17.72%) UNIX
3 32 (10.13%) Windows
4 27 (8.54%) Mac OS X
5 12 (3.80%) Solaris
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.95%) Android
8 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (44.94%) MVC
3 95 (30.06%) Scrum
4 92 (29.11%) OO
5 85 (26.90%) BDD
6 71 (22.47%) E-Commerce
7 64 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (16.14%) Unit Testing
9 45 (14.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 41 (12.97%) Web Development
11 26 (8.23%) SOA
12 23 (7.28%) Configuration Management
13 22 (6.96%) CRM
13 22 (6.96%) Web Design
14 21 (6.65%) Software Engineering
15 20 (6.33%) Pair Programming
16 19 (6.01%) Project Planning
16 19 (6.01%) User Stories
17 18 (5.70%) Data Modelling
18 17 (5.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 163 (51.58%) C#
2 130 (41.14%) JavaScript
3 97 (30.70%) SQL
4 81 (25.63%) Java
5 29 (9.18%) PL/SQL
6 24 (7.59%) Ruby
7 10 (3.16%) Python
8 8 (2.53%) VBScript
9 7 (2.22%) PHP
10 5 (1.58%) Perl
10 5 (1.58%) C++
10 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.58%) VBA
10 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.95%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.95%) C
12 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.63%) VB
13 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (6.96%) Degree
2 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.80%) MCITP
4 11 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.27%) ISEB
7 3 (0.95%) MCP
8 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) Firmware
2 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (0.63%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.29%) Oracle
3 8 (2.53%) IBM
4 6 (1.90%) hybris
5 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.27%) Twitter
5 4 (1.27%) Sun
6 3 (0.95%) Google
6 3 (0.95%) Adobe
7 2 (0.63%) Splunk
8 1 (0.32%) FatWire
8 1 (0.32%) Apple
8 1 (0.32%) HP
8 1 (0.32%) BEA
8 1 (0.32%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.32%) Vignette
8 1 (0.32%) Facebook
8 1 (0.32%) Zend
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