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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 129 153 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.27% 4.95% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 6.38% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 65
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.34 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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
2292 2400 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.79% 77.59% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1450 869
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 147 127
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.34 £43.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +5 42 £388 +3.33% 26
Suffolk +18 40 £413 +5.43% 2
Hertfordshire -2 21 £500 +25.00% 36
Essex -13 17 £450 +5.88% 4
Bedfordshire -13 5 £575 +43.75% 2
Norfolk -7 4 £388 +38.39% 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 234 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (43.33%) C#
3 101 (37.41%) Scrum
4 93 (34.44%) JavaScript
5 92 (34.07%) .NET
6 81 (30.00%) Java
7 76 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (27.78%) SQL
9 74 (27.41%) HTML
10 63 (23.33%) XML
11 61 (22.59%) MVC
12 60 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 54 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 52 (19.26%) REST
14 52 (19.26%) UNIX
14 52 (19.26%) Web Services
15 48 (17.78%) SOA
16 47 (17.41%) BDD
17 44 (16.30%) Jenkins
18 43 (15.93%) SOAP
19 42 (15.56%) CSS
20 41 (15.19%) SQL Server
21 40 (14.81%) OO
22 39 (14.44%) Subversion
22 39 (14.44%) Kanban
23 38 (14.07%) HTML5
24 35 (12.96%) Linux
24 35 (12.96%) J2EE
25 33 (12.22%) User Stories
26 31 (11.48%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (10.74%) WebSphere
2 27 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (5.19%) Apache Pig
4 9 (3.33%) Node.js
5 6 (2.22%) CMS
5 6 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.22%) JBoss
6 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.85%) Mule
6 5 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.48%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.11%) IIS
8 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.59%) MS Office
3 6 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.59%) Magento
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.48%) GitHub
3 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.67%) HTTP
2 14 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.44%) SSL
4 6 (2.22%) Wireless
5 4 (1.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.74%) Firewall
6 2 (0.74%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 25 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 24 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 22 (8.15%) MySQL
6 14 (5.19%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.19%) Apache Hive
7 13 (4.81%) DB2
7 13 (4.81%) DbVisualizer
7 13 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.33%) RavenDB
10 6 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.85%) Big Data
12 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.11%) Impala
13 3 (1.11%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 44 (16.30%) Jenkins
3 39 (14.44%) Subversion
4 27 (10.00%) Maven
5 24 (8.89%) Selenium
6 22 (8.15%) Jasmine
7 21 (7.78%) Ant
8 16 (5.93%) JIRA
9 14 (5.19%) WebDriver
10 13 (4.81%) JUnit
11 12 (4.44%) Eclipse
11 12 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 11 (4.07%) Cucumber
13 9 (3.33%) SoapUI
14 7 (2.59%) PHPUnit
15 6 (2.22%) RSpec
16 5 (1.85%) Gradle
16 5 (1.85%) AccuRev
16 5 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (7.41%) Finance
2 16 (5.93%) Marketing
3 14 (5.19%) Retail
4 12 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.22%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 195 (72.22%) Developer
2 55 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 51 (18.89%) .NET Developer
4 41 (15.19%) C# Developer
5 40 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 35 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (9.26%) BizTalk Developer
8 24 (8.89%) Architect
9 15 (5.56%) Tester
9 15 (5.56%) Analyst
10 13 (4.81%) Technical Architect
10 13 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.81%) Automation Tester
11 12 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.70%) Hadoop Developer
13 9 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
13 9 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (2.96%) PHP Developer
14 8 (2.96%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (2.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (34.07%) .NET
2 74 (27.41%) HTML
3 63 (23.33%) XML
4 52 (19.26%) Web Services
4 52 (19.26%) REST
5 43 (15.93%) SOAP
6 42 (15.56%) CSS
7 38 (14.07%) HTML5
8 35 (12.96%) J2EE
9 31 (11.48%) WCF
10 27 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 26 (9.63%) jQuery
11 26 (9.63%) RESTful
12 25 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (8.89%) Spring
14 22 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (7.41%) AngularJS
15 20 (7.41%) Ajax
16 18 (6.67%) Middleware
17 17 (6.30%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.22%) MPEG
4 6 (2.22%) User Experience
5 5 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.85%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.74%) DTV
8 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.37%) Animation
8 1 (0.37%) Life Science
8 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.26%) UNIX
2 35 (12.96%) Linux
3 23 (8.52%) Windows
4 20 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 16 (5.93%) Solaris
6 6 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.11%) Android
7 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (37.41%) Scrum
3 76 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (22.59%) MVC
5 60 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 48 (17.78%) SOA
7 47 (17.41%) BDD
8 40 (14.81%) OO
9 39 (14.44%) Kanban
10 33 (12.22%) User Stories
11 25 (9.26%) Coaching
12 21 (7.78%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 18 (6.67%) Open Source
14 17 (6.30%) B2C
15 16 (5.93%) Automated Testing
15 16 (5.93%) Test Scripting
16 15 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (5.19%) System Testing
17 14 (5.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (43.33%) C#
2 93 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 81 (30.00%) Java
4 75 (27.78%) SQL
5 22 (8.15%) PHP
6 12 (4.44%) Ruby
7 10 (3.70%) Scala
8 7 (2.59%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.11%) Erlang
10 3 (1.11%) Groovy
10 3 (1.11%) VB
10 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.74%) Python
11 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.37%) Go
12 1 (0.37%) Clojure
12 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.81%) Degree
3 10 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) CDISC
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (7.41%) Puppet
2 19 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.74%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.74%) logstash
4 2 (0.74%) Graphite
4 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.67%) IBM
3 12 (4.44%) WSO2
3 12 (4.44%) Google
4 8 (2.96%) Zend
5 7 (2.59%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.85%) FatWire
6 5 (1.85%) Omniture
6 5 (1.85%) Adobe
6 5 (1.85%) Oracle
7 4 (1.48%) HP
7 4 (1.48%) Twitter
8 3 (1.11%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.11%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.74%) Perforce
9 2 (0.74%) SAP
9 2 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.74%) Coverity
9 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
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