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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 154 134 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.95% 4.42% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 5.87% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 86 78
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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
2385 2283 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.61% 75.25% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1330 883
Average daily rate £398 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 157 140
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 +6 56 £425 +13.33% 25
Suffolk +19 33 £413 +37.50% 5
Essex +6 33 £400 -10.61% 5
Hertfordshire -1 23 £500 +21.21% 14
Norfolk -7 7 £388 +19.23% 3
Bedfordshire -24 2 £575 +53.33% 8
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 230 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (40.78%) C#
3 97 (38.04%) Scrum
4 91 (35.69%) JavaScript
5 86 (33.73%) Java
6 84 (32.94%) XML
7 83 (32.55%) .NET
8 81 (31.76%) HTML
9 74 (29.02%) SQL
10 65 (25.49%) Web Services
11 62 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (23.53%) E-Commerce
13 58 (22.75%) UNIX
14 55 (21.57%) MVC
15 54 (21.18%) REST
16 51 (20.00%) SOAP
17 50 (19.61%) CSS
18 48 (18.82%) Git (software)
19 47 (18.43%) Linux
19 47 (18.43%) HTML5
20 43 (16.86%) J2EE
21 41 (16.08%) OO
22 39 (15.29%) Jenkins
22 39 (15.29%) User Stories
23 37 (14.51%) SOA
24 36 (14.12%) SQL Server
24 36 (14.12%) Subversion
24 36 (14.12%) Relational Database
24 36 (14.12%) BDD
25 34 (13.33%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (12.16%) WebSphere
2 25 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (5.49%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.75%) Node.js
4 7 (2.75%) JBoss
5 6 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.35%) CMS
6 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.18%) Mule
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.78%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.75%) MS Office
3 6 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.96%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.57%) GitHub
3 2 (0.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.63%) HTTP
2 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.71%) SSL
3 6 (2.35%) Wireless
4 5 (1.96%) LDAP
5 4 (1.57%) Internet
6 2 (0.78%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.12%) SQL Server
1 36 (14.12%) Relational Database
2 27 (10.59%) MySQL
3 25 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 22 (8.63%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.49%) Apache Hive
5 14 (5.49%) Hadoop
6 13 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.31%) DbVisualizer
8 11 (4.31%) DB2
9 9 (3.53%) RavenDB
10 6 (2.35%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.96%) Big Data
12 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.18%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.18%) Impala
14 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 36 (14.12%) Subversion
4 23 (9.02%) Ant
5 20 (7.84%) Jasmine
6 19 (7.45%) Eclipse
7 15 (5.88%) Maven
7 15 (5.88%) Selenium
7 15 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 14 (5.49%) JIRA
9 12 (4.71%) WebDriver
9 12 (4.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.53%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.14%) JUnit
12 6 (2.35%) AccuRev
13 5 (1.96%) PHPUnit
14 4 (1.57%) Gradle
14 4 (1.57%) Geb
15 3 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (7.84%) Marketing
2 19 (7.45%) Finance
3 12 (4.71%) Retail
4 10 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.35%) Legal
5 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (74.90%) Developer
2 60 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 52 (20.39%) .NET Developer
4 49 (19.22%) C# Developer
5 43 (16.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (14.51%) Senior Developer
7 23 (9.02%) BizTalk Developer
8 18 (7.06%) Architect
9 17 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 15 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
10 15 (5.88%) Analyst
11 13 (5.10%) Tester
11 13 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (4.71%) Agile .NET Developer
13 11 (4.31%) Automation Tester
14 10 (3.92%) Hadoop Developer
14 10 (3.92%) Technical Architect
15 9 (3.53%) Business Analyst
15 9 (3.53%) PHP Developer
15 9 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.94%) XML
2 83 (32.55%) .NET
3 81 (31.76%) HTML
4 65 (25.49%) Web Services
5 54 (21.18%) REST
6 51 (20.00%) SOAP
7 50 (19.61%) CSS
8 47 (18.43%) HTML5
9 43 (16.86%) J2EE
10 27 (10.59%) Ajax
11 26 (10.20%) WCF
12 24 (9.41%) KnockoutJS
13 22 (8.63%) XHTML
14 21 (8.24%) TopLink
14 21 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (8.24%) EclipseLink
15 20 (7.84%) jQuery
16 19 (7.45%) RESTful
16 19 (7.45%) Middleware
17 18 (7.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.35%) MPEG
5 5 (1.96%) User Experience
5 5 (1.96%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Animation
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Life Science
9 1 (0.39%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.75%) UNIX
2 47 (18.43%) Linux
3 26 (10.20%) Windows
4 24 (9.41%) Mac OS X
5 21 (8.24%) Solaris
6 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.18%) Android
7 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (38.04%) Scrum
3 62 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 55 (21.57%) MVC
6 41 (16.08%) OO
7 39 (15.29%) User Stories
8 37 (14.51%) SOA
9 36 (14.12%) BDD
10 34 (13.33%) Kanban
11 23 (9.02%) Coaching
12 20 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (7.84%) Content Management
13 19 (7.45%) Use Case
14 18 (7.06%) B2C
15 16 (6.27%) Test Automation
15 16 (6.27%) Mentoring
16 15 (5.88%) Software Engineering
17 14 (5.49%) Automated Testing
17 14 (5.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 104 (40.78%) C#
2 91 (35.69%) JavaScript
3 86 (33.73%) Java
4 74 (29.02%) SQL
5 21 (8.24%) PHP
6 11 (4.31%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.53%) Scala
8 8 (3.14%) Ruby
9 5 (1.96%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.18%) Erlang
10 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.78%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
12 1 (0.39%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) Clojure
12 1 (0.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (4.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.75%) Degree
3 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (7.45%) Puppet
1 19 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (9.80%) IBM
2 20 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.92%) WSO2
4 9 (3.53%) Oracle
4 9 (3.53%) Zend
5 8 (3.14%) Google
6 7 (2.75%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.96%) FatWire
7 5 (1.96%) Omniture
7 5 (1.96%) Adobe
8 4 (1.57%) Twitter
9 3 (1.18%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.18%) HP
10 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.78%) Perforce
10 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.78%) Coverity
11 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.39%) Intel
East Anglia
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £100 - 160 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £330 - £390 Per Day 12 Month Rolling Contract (36 Month potential)
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago