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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 93 116 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.64% 5.05% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 7.17% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 83
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £247 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
1905 1617 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.50% 70.43% 67.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 883 914
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 157 133
Average hourly rate £24.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -2 41 £400 -1.53% 24
Essex +12 23 £613 +63.33% 12
Hertfordshire -6 16 £388 -11.42% 26
Suffolk +1 12 £400 +4.91% 7
Norfolk -11 1 - - 3
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 196 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (51.97%) C#
3 130 (51.18%) .NET
4 105 (41.34%) HTML
4 105 (41.34%) CSS
5 101 (39.76%) JavaScript
6 93 (36.61%) MVC
7 88 (34.65%) Scrum
8 80 (31.50%) SQL
9 78 (30.71%) Java
10 77 (30.31%) BDD
11 76 (29.92%) Web Services
12 75 (29.53%) XML
13 68 (26.77%) OO
14 64 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (22.05%) Finance
15 56 (22.05%) E-Commerce
16 55 (21.65%) REST
17 52 (20.47%) Linux
18 51 (20.08%) WCF
19 48 (18.90%) ASP.NET
20 46 (18.11%) SOAP
20 46 (18.11%) .NET Framework
21 42 (16.54%) UNIX
22 41 (16.14%) Spring
23 40 (15.75%) HTML5
24 38 (14.96%) Unit Testing
25 37 (14.57%) Oracle
25 37 (14.57%) Team Foundation Server
25 37 (14.57%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (8.27%) Apache
2 19 (7.48%) JBoss
3 18 (7.09%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.30%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.72%) Node.js
6 9 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.54%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.15%) IIS
8 7 (2.76%) lighttpd
8 7 (2.76%) Confluence
9 6 (2.36%) CMS
10 5 (1.97%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.97%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.09%) LDAP
2 17 (6.69%) HTTP
3 12 (4.72%) Internet
4 7 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.18%) RIP
5 3 (1.18%) 802.15
5 3 (1.18%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.57%) Relational Database
2 34 (13.39%) SQL Server
3 30 (11.81%) MySQL
4 22 (8.66%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.91%) MariaDB
6 14 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (5.12%) MongoDB
8 12 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.94%) Couchbase
10 9 (3.54%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (3.15%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.39%) DTS
15 1 (0.39%) Data Mart
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (14.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (13.78%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.42%) Subversion
4 27 (10.63%) Ant
5 23 (9.06%) Jenkins
6 20 (7.87%) Eclipse
6 20 (7.87%) Visual Studio
7 19 (7.48%) Selenium
8 18 (7.09%) Jasmine
9 15 (5.91%) JIRA
10 14 (5.51%) Maven
10 14 (5.51%) JUnit
11 11 (4.33%) Mockito
11 11 (4.33%) Cucumber
12 10 (3.94%) Grunt
13 9 (3.54%) IntelliJ
14 8 (3.15%) TeamCity
15 7 (2.76%) SpecFlow
15 7 (2.76%) Hudson
15 7 (2.76%) Mocha
General
1 56 (22.05%) Finance
2 26 (10.24%) Marketing
3 8 (3.15%) Banking
4 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.57%) Retail
5 3 (1.18%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 210 (82.68%) Developer
2 77 (30.31%) .NET Developer
3 63 (24.80%) C# Developer
4 57 (22.44%) Java Developer
5 50 (19.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (16.93%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (7.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 13 (5.12%) Front-End Developer
10 12 (4.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (3.54%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.54%) BizTalk Developer
11 9 (3.54%) Agile Coach
12 8 (3.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 7 (2.76%) Architect
13 7 (2.76%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.36%) CRM Developer
14 6 (2.36%) Agile C# Developer
14 6 (2.36%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (51.18%) .NET
2 105 (41.34%) HTML
2 105 (41.34%) CSS
3 76 (29.92%) Web Services
4 75 (29.53%) XML
5 55 (21.65%) REST
6 51 (20.08%) WCF
7 48 (18.90%) ASP.NET
8 46 (18.11%) SOAP
8 46 (18.11%) .NET Framework
9 41 (16.14%) Spring
10 40 (15.75%) HTML5
11 36 (14.17%) jQuery
12 32 (12.60%) Ajax
13 29 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (11.02%) CSS3
15 26 (10.24%) Hibernate
16 25 (9.84%) J2EE
17 24 (9.45%) XHTML
18 21 (8.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.51%) Open Source
4 13 (5.12%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.15%) User Experience
6 6 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.57%) Clustering
8 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.18%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.79%) DataPower
9 2 (0.79%) Biology
9 2 (0.79%) EMV
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.47%) Linux
2 42 (16.54%) UNIX
3 24 (9.45%) Windows
4 18 (7.09%) Mac OS X
5 10 (3.94%) Solaris
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.79%) Debian
6 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (36.61%) MVC
3 88 (34.65%) Scrum
4 77 (30.31%) BDD
5 68 (26.77%) OO
6 64 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (22.05%) E-Commerce
8 38 (14.96%) Unit Testing
9 32 (12.60%) Web Development
10 29 (11.42%) SOA
11 23 (9.06%) Pair Programming
11 23 (9.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (8.27%) Configuration Management
13 20 (7.87%) Web Design
14 19 (7.48%) OOD
15 17 (6.69%) Software Engineering
15 17 (6.69%) User Stories
16 16 (6.30%) Multithreading
16 16 (6.30%) Test Automation
16 16 (6.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 132 (51.97%) C#
2 101 (39.76%) JavaScript
3 80 (31.50%) SQL
4 78 (30.71%) Java
5 24 (9.45%) Ruby
6 21 (8.27%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.94%) Python
8 9 (3.54%) VBScript
9 5 (1.97%) VBA
10 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.18%) C
11 3 (1.18%) Perl
11 3 (1.18%) PHP
11 3 (1.18%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.18%) Scala
12 2 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.39%) C++
13 1 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (4.72%) Degree
2 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.97%) MCITP
4 4 (1.57%) ISEB
5 3 (1.18%) MCP
6 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.33%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Firmware
2 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) SCOM
1 3 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (14.57%) Oracle
2 27 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.94%) IBM
4 3 (1.18%) Google
4 3 (1.18%) Splunk
5 2 (0.79%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.79%) Twitter
5 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe
5 2 (0.79%) Sun
5 2 (0.79%) BEA
6 1 (0.39%) HP
6 1 (0.39%) Intel
6 1 (0.39%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.39%) ForgeRock
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