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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 101 116 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.83% 3.72% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 5.10% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 75 65
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
1973 2274 1589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.76% 72.93% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1283 873
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 139 131
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Essex +11 45 £400 +6.66% 9
Cambridgeshire +9 38 £375 +17.64% 21
Hertfordshire -2 10 £400 -3.03% 21
Suffolk +2 6 £400 +18.51% 9
Bedfordshire -17 1 £513 +36.66% 6
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 168 (85.28%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (55.33%) C#
3 88 (44.67%) .NET
4 82 (41.62%) XML
5 76 (38.58%) HTML
6 73 (37.06%) Java
7 70 (35.53%) Scrum
8 65 (32.99%) JavaScript
8 65 (32.99%) Web Services
9 60 (30.46%) E-Commerce
10 58 (29.44%) SQL
11 56 (28.43%) CSS
12 55 (27.92%) SOAP
13 51 (25.89%) MVC
13 51 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (21.83%) OO
15 40 (20.30%) J2EE
15 40 (20.30%) REST
15 40 (20.30%) HTML5
15 40 (20.30%) BDD
16 36 (18.27%) WCF
17 31 (15.74%) XHTML
17 31 (15.74%) UNIX
18 30 (15.23%) Finance
19 29 (14.72%) User Stories
20 27 (13.71%) Linux
20 27 (13.71%) .NET Framework
21 26 (13.20%) TopLink
21 26 (13.20%) Windows
22 25 (12.69%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (10.15%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.11%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.06%) JBoss
4 7 (3.55%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.05%) Confluence
6 4 (2.03%) IIS
7 3 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.02%) Mule
8 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.02%) Apache
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) Node.js
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) MS Office
2 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Magento
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.05%) Wireless
2 5 (2.54%) LDAP
2 5 (2.54%) HTTP
3 3 (1.52%) Internet
3 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.02%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.51%) 802.15
5 1 (0.51%) RIP
5 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.68%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.09%) MySQL
4 10 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.05%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.05%) MariaDB
6 5 (2.54%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.03%) DB2
7 4 (2.03%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) Redis
9 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (10.15%) Ant
1 20 (10.15%) Eclipse
1 20 (10.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.11%) JIRA
3 14 (7.11%) SoapUI
4 13 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.60%) Visual Studio
5 12 (6.09%) Jasmine
6 10 (5.08%) Subversion
6 10 (5.08%) JUnit
7 9 (4.57%) Selenium
8 7 (3.55%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.55%) AccuRev
9 6 (3.05%) Maven
10 5 (2.54%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.03%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.03%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.03%) Mocha
11 4 (2.03%) QUnit
General
1 30 (15.23%) Finance
2 18 (9.14%) Marketing
3 9 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.03%) Banking
4 4 (2.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.03%) Legal
4 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 151 (76.65%) Developer
2 58 (29.44%) C# Developer
3 57 (28.93%) .NET Developer
4 49 (24.87%) Java Developer
5 45 (22.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (13.20%) Senior Developer
7 20 (10.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 19 (9.64%) Agile C# Developer
9 15 (7.61%) Agile .NET Developer
10 14 (7.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (7.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (7.11%) BizTalk Developer
11 10 (5.08%) Analyst
12 9 (4.57%) Agile Coach
13 7 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (3.05%) Tester
14 6 (3.05%) Test Analyst
14 6 (3.05%) Software Developer
15 5 (2.54%) J2EE Developer
16 4 (2.03%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (44.67%) .NET
2 82 (41.62%) XML
3 76 (38.58%) HTML
4 65 (32.99%) Web Services
5 56 (28.43%) CSS
6 55 (27.92%) SOAP
7 40 (20.30%) J2EE
7 40 (20.30%) REST
7 40 (20.30%) HTML5
8 36 (18.27%) WCF
9 31 (15.74%) XHTML
10 27 (13.71%) .NET Framework
11 26 (13.20%) TopLink
12 23 (11.68%) XSLT
13 22 (11.17%) Ajax
14 20 (10.15%) ASP.NET
14 20 (10.15%) Spring
15 17 (8.63%) Hibernate
16 16 (8.12%) jQuery
16 16 (8.12%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.03%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.52%) Open Source
5 3 (1.52%) DataPower
6 2 (1.02%) Clustering
6 2 (1.02%) EMV
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) MPEG
7 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.74%) UNIX
2 27 (13.71%) Linux
3 26 (13.20%) Windows
4 18 (9.14%) Solaris
5 6 (3.05%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.02%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Debian
8 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (85.28%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (35.53%) Scrum
3 60 (30.46%) E-Commerce
4 51 (25.89%) MVC
4 51 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (21.83%) OO
6 40 (20.30%) BDD
7 29 (14.72%) User Stories
8 25 (12.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (11.17%) Pair Programming
10 21 (10.66%) Test Automation
11 19 (9.64%) SOA
12 17 (8.63%) Content Management
12 17 (8.63%) Use Case
12 17 (8.63%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (7.61%) Data Mapping
14 13 (6.60%) RUP
14 13 (6.60%) B2C
14 13 (6.60%) OOD
14 13 (6.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 109 (55.33%) C#
2 73 (37.06%) Java
3 65 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 58 (29.44%) SQL
5 19 (9.64%) Ruby
6 11 (5.58%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.55%) PHP
8 6 (3.05%) VBScript
8 6 (3.05%) Python
9 5 (2.54%) Scala
10 4 (2.03%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.52%) VB
12 2 (1.02%) Erlang
13 1 (0.51%) Clojure
13 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) Perl
13 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (4.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.51%) MCP
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Docker
1 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.02%) SCOM
2 2 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (11.17%) IBM
2 21 (10.66%) Oracle
3 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.03%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.52%) Apigee
5 3 (1.52%) Mashery
5 3 (1.52%) Adobe
5 3 (1.52%) HP
6 2 (1.02%) Google
6 2 (1.02%) Intel
6 2 (1.02%) Perforce
6 2 (1.02%) Splunk
6 2 (1.02%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.02%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.51%) FatWire
7 1 (0.51%) BEA
7 1 (0.51%) Zend
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.51%) Omniture
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