The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 41 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Contract jobs citing TDD 117 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.71% 3.95% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 5.77% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 39
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £642 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 38 £375 +50.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -4 34 £325 -27.77% 19
Bedfordshire -5 18 £375 +15.38% 20
Hertfordshire -31 16 £413 -17.50% 21
Suffolk - 8 £338 - 6
Norfolk +5 5 £300 +41.17% 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 142 (59.92%) C#
2 134 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (49.37%) .NET
4 106 (44.73%) MVC
5 100 (42.19%) HTML
6 92 (38.82%) CSS
7 85 (35.86%) ASP.NET
8 83 (35.02%) SQL Server
9 78 (32.91%) OO
10 75 (31.65%) Java
11 69 (29.11%) JavaScript
12 67 (28.27%) Web Services
13 64 (27.00%) Git (software)
14 62 (26.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 58 (24.47%) Scrum
16 55 (23.21%) SQL
17 54 (22.78%) HTML5
18 49 (20.68%) E-Commerce
19 48 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (18.57%) Unit Testing
20 44 (18.57%) Visual Studio
21 43 (18.14%) Microsoft
21 43 (18.14%) CSS3
22 40 (16.88%) Linux
23 36 (15.19%) BDD
24 32 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
24 32 (13.50%) Oracle
25 31 (13.08%) Finance
25 31 (13.08%) RabbitMQ
26 30 (12.66%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (8.44%) Node.js
2 15 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.06%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.22%) Apache
5 8 (3.38%) CMS
6 7 (2.95%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.69%) Drupal
8 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.84%) Liferay
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) Mingle
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) SaaS
2 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.22%) HTTP
2 8 (3.38%) Internet
3 4 (1.69%) SMPP
3 4 (1.69%) DNS
3 4 (1.69%) LDAP
4 3 (1.27%) Broadband
5 2 (0.84%) SAN
5 2 (0.84%) IPv4
5 2 (0.84%) IPv6
5 2 (0.84%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) NAS
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (35.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.97%) MySQL
3 22 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.49%) Neo4j
5 13 (5.49%) RavenDB
6 12 (5.06%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.06%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.27%) DTS
10 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.84%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.84%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.84%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 64 (27.00%) Git (software)
2 44 (18.57%) Visual Studio
3 32 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (10.13%) Subversion
4 24 (10.13%) TeamCity
5 22 (9.28%) NUnit
6 14 (5.91%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.91%) MSTest
7 12 (5.06%) Ant
8 11 (4.64%) JUnit
9 6 (2.53%) Selenium
9 6 (2.53%) Maven
10 5 (2.11%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.11%) CruiseControl
10 5 (2.11%) XDoclet
11 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.69%) Grunt
12 3 (1.27%) Mockito
12 3 (1.27%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (13.08%) Finance
2 17 (7.17%) Marketing
3 13 (5.49%) Retail
4 10 (4.22%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.38%) Legal
6 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.27%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 173 (73.00%) Developer
2 56 (23.63%) C# Developer
3 47 (19.83%) .NET Developer
4 31 (13.08%) Senior Developer
5 30 (12.66%) Java Developer
6 28 (11.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (10.13%) Architect
8 13 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (5.06%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.64%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (4.64%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.95%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (2.95%) Java Architect
13 7 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.53%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.53%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (49.37%) .NET
2 100 (42.19%) HTML
3 92 (38.82%) CSS
4 85 (35.86%) ASP.NET
5 67 (28.27%) Web Services
6 62 (26.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (22.78%) HTML5
8 43 (18.14%) CSS3
9 31 (13.08%) RabbitMQ
10 30 (12.66%) SOAP
10 30 (12.66%) jQuery
10 30 (12.66%) Ajax
11 29 (12.24%) XML
12 25 (10.55%) Spring
13 24 (10.13%) RESTful
14 23 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 21 (8.86%) WCF
15 21 (8.86%) XHTML
16 20 (8.44%) .NET Framework
17 18 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.64%) N-Tier
3 10 (4.22%) Open Source
4 6 (2.53%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.11%) Clustering
5 5 (2.11%) Blog
6 3 (1.27%) Wiki
7 2 (0.84%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.42%) DataPower
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.42%) W3C
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.88%) Linux
2 29 (12.24%) Windows
3 27 (11.39%) UNIX
4 15 (6.33%) Mac OS X
5 11 (4.64%) Solaris
6 8 (3.38%) CentOS
7 6 (2.53%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.27%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (44.73%) MVC
3 78 (32.91%) OO
4 58 (24.47%) Scrum
5 49 (20.68%) E-Commerce
6 48 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (18.57%) Unit Testing
8 36 (15.19%) BDD
9 30 (12.66%) Software Engineering
10 28 (11.81%) CQRS
11 24 (10.13%) Web Development
12 23 (9.70%) Multithreading
13 22 (9.28%) Domain-Driven Design
14 20 (8.44%) MVVM
15 18 (7.59%) Kanban
15 18 (7.59%) UML
16 17 (7.17%) Configuration Management
17 16 (6.75%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (6.75%) SOA
17 16 (6.75%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 142 (59.92%) C#
2 75 (31.65%) Java
3 69 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 55 (23.21%) SQL
5 17 (7.17%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.75%) XAML
6 16 (6.75%) C++
7 15 (6.33%) PHP
8 13 (5.49%) Ruby
9 11 (4.64%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.38%) Python
11 7 (2.95%) VB
11 7 (2.95%) Perl
11 7 (2.95%) VB6
12 6 (2.53%) XPath
13 4 (1.69%) Erlang
13 4 (1.69%) C
13 4 (1.69%) Delphi
14 3 (1.27%) Scala
14 3 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (8.44%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.27%) MCP
4 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) MCTS
4 2 (0.84%) MCSD
4 2 (0.84%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.84%) Squid
1 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.50%) Oracle
3 9 (3.80%) JBoss
4 8 (3.38%) hybris
5 7 (2.95%) Sun
6 6 (2.53%) Sybase
7 5 (2.11%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.11%) Apple
8 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.84%) VMware
11 1 (0.42%) Demandware
11 1 (0.42%) ATG
11 1 (0.42%) Omniture
11 1 (0.42%) Google
Hertfordshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago