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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 121 107 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.39% 3.60% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 4.98% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 80 65
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cambridgeshire +18 55 £425 +19.29% 19
Essex +11 41 £400 +6.66% 8
Hertfordshire +2 17 £375 -10.44% 20
Suffolk +6 6 £376 +17.80% 4
Bedfordshire -14 1 £513 +36.66% 4
East Anglia - 1 £400 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 183 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (42.51%) Java
3 86 (41.55%) C#
4 79 (38.16%) XML
4 79 (38.16%) Scrum
5 70 (33.82%) HTML
6 67 (32.37%) .NET
7 65 (31.40%) JavaScript
8 61 (29.47%) SQL
8 61 (29.47%) Web Services
9 58 (28.02%) E-Commerce
10 50 (24.15%) SOAP
11 47 (22.71%) CSS
11 47 (22.71%) REST
12 46 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (21.74%) MVC
14 42 (20.29%) J2EE
15 40 (19.32%) User Stories
15 40 (19.32%) UNIX
16 39 (18.84%) HTML5
17 38 (18.36%) OO
18 34 (16.43%) Linux
19 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
19 29 (14.01%) BDD
20 27 (13.04%) Relational Database
20 27 (13.04%) TopLink
21 26 (12.56%) XHTML
22 25 (12.08%) IBM
22 25 (12.08%) WebSphere
23 24 (11.59%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (12.08%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.35%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.86%) JBoss
5 7 (3.38%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.42%) Confluence
6 5 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.97%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.97%) Mule
7 2 (0.97%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (2.90%) MS Office
2 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) Tridion
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.97%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.31%) HTTP
2 6 (2.90%) SSL
2 6 (2.90%) Wireless
2 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.42%) LDAP
4 3 (1.45%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.73%) MySQL
5 13 (6.28%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.35%) Apache Hive
6 9 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.90%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (2.90%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.90%) DB2
9 5 (2.42%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.93%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.97%) Sqoop
12 2 (0.97%) Big Data
12 2 (0.97%) Impala
13 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.14%) Eclipse
2 21 (10.14%) Ant
3 20 (9.66%) Jenkins
4 19 (9.18%) JIRA
5 16 (7.73%) Subversion
6 15 (7.25%) SoapUI
7 14 (6.76%) Jasmine
8 12 (5.80%) Selenium
8 12 (5.80%) JUnit
9 10 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.86%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.38%) AccuRev
11 7 (3.38%) Maven
11 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (3.38%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.93%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.93%) PHPUnit
14 3 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 22 (10.63%) Marketing
3 10 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.38%) Retail
5 6 (2.90%) Legal
6 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 150 (72.46%) Developer
2 56 (27.05%) Java Developer
3 50 (24.15%) C# Developer
4 45 (21.74%) .NET Developer
5 41 (19.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 21 (10.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 15 (7.25%) Analyst
8 15 (7.25%) Agile C# Developer
9 11 (5.31%) BizTalk Developer
9 11 (5.31%) Agile .NET Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Agile Coach
11 8 (3.86%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (3.86%) Hadoop Developer
11 8 (3.86%) Tester
11 8 (3.86%) Architect
12 6 (2.90%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (38.16%) XML
2 70 (33.82%) HTML
3 67 (32.37%) .NET
4 61 (29.47%) Web Services
5 50 (24.15%) SOAP
6 47 (22.71%) CSS
6 47 (22.71%) REST
7 42 (20.29%) J2EE
8 39 (18.84%) HTML5
9 27 (13.04%) TopLink
10 26 (12.56%) XHTML
11 24 (11.59%) Ajax
12 23 (11.11%) EclipseLink
13 22 (10.63%) Spring
14 21 (10.14%) WCF
15 20 (9.66%) KnockoutJS
16 19 (9.18%) Hibernate
17 18 (8.70%) XSLT
18 17 (8.21%) JAX-RS
18 17 (8.21%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.86%) Open Source
5 4 (1.93%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.45%) DataPower
6 3 (1.45%) User Experience
7 2 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.48%) MPEG
8 1 (0.48%) Life Science
8 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.32%) UNIX
2 34 (16.43%) Linux
3 24 (11.59%) Windows
4 19 (9.18%) Solaris
5 13 (6.28%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (38.16%) Scrum
3 58 (28.02%) E-Commerce
4 46 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (21.74%) MVC
6 40 (19.32%) User Stories
7 38 (18.36%) OO
8 29 (14.01%) BDD
9 24 (11.59%) Test Automation
10 21 (10.14%) Use Case
10 21 (10.14%) Digital Marketing
10 21 (10.14%) SOA
11 19 (9.18%) Kanban
12 18 (8.70%) Content Management
12 18 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (8.21%) B2C
14 16 (7.73%) Software Engineering
15 15 (7.25%) Mentoring
16 14 (6.76%) RUP
17 13 (6.28%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 88 (42.51%) Java
2 86 (41.55%) C#
3 65 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 61 (29.47%) SQL
5 21 (10.14%) Ruby
6 12 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.83%) PHP
8 9 (4.35%) Scala
9 4 (1.93%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.93%) Python
10 2 (0.97%) Erlang
10 2 (0.97%) VBScript
11 1 (0.48%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
11 1 (0.48%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (4.35%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.25%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) HDFS
2 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.86%) Puppet
3 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 25 (12.08%) IBM
2 17 (8.21%) Oracle
3 6 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.42%) Adobe
4 5 (2.42%) Zend
5 4 (1.93%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.45%) HP
6 3 (1.45%) Google
6 3 (1.45%) Apigee
6 3 (1.45%) Mashery
6 3 (1.45%) Twitter
6 3 (1.45%) WSO2
7 2 (0.97%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.97%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.97%) Intel
7 2 (0.97%) Perforce
8 1 (0.48%) FatWire
8 1 (0.48%) BEA
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.48%) Omniture
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