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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 60 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 70 111 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.75% 4.23% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 5.77% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 78
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £335 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
1900 1925 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.71% 73.28% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1079 828
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 144 124
Average hourly rate £24.50 £26.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% -18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Essex +22 28 £400 -5.88% 15
Cambridgeshire -13 22 £375 +3.44% 12
Suffolk +3 11 £400 - 4
Hertfordshire -10 9 £425 -1.44% 14
Norfolk - - - - 4
Bedfordshire - - - - 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 188 (77.69%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (52.07%) C#
3 121 (50.00%) .NET
4 108 (44.63%) HTML
5 101 (41.74%) CSS
6 94 (38.84%) XML
7 92 (38.02%) JavaScript
8 88 (36.36%) Java
9 86 (35.54%) MVC
10 85 (35.12%) Scrum
11 79 (32.64%) SQL
11 79 (32.64%) Web Services
12 66 (27.27%) BDD
13 62 (25.62%) OO
14 59 (24.38%) E-Commerce
14 59 (24.38%) REST
15 58 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (22.73%) SOAP
17 54 (22.31%) Linux
18 50 (20.66%) Finance
19 48 (19.83%) UNIX
20 46 (19.01%) HTML5
21 43 (17.77%) Relational Database
22 42 (17.36%) WCF
23 41 (16.94%) .NET Framework
23 41 (16.94%) ASP.NET
24 39 (16.12%) Spring
25 37 (15.29%) Oracle
26 36 (14.88%) Ajax
27 34 (14.05%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (8.68%) JBoss
2 16 (6.61%) Apache
2 16 (6.61%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.20%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.31%) IIS
7 7 (2.89%) Confluence
8 6 (2.48%) Node.js
9 5 (2.07%) CMS
10 4 (1.65%) lighttpd
11 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.83%) Mule
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.41%) nginx
12 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Tridion
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.26%) LDAP
2 18 (7.44%) HTTP
3 7 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.48%) Internet
5 3 (1.24%) RIP
6 2 (0.83%) 802.15
6 2 (0.83%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.77%) Relational Database
2 33 (13.64%) MySQL
3 31 (12.81%) SQL Server
4 21 (8.68%) MariaDB
5 19 (7.85%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.20%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.31%) Neo4j
9 7 (2.89%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.89%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.83%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.41%) Redis
13 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.98%) Ant
2 28 (11.57%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (9.92%) Eclipse
4 20 (8.26%) Subversion
5 17 (7.02%) Visual Studio
5 17 (7.02%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.79%) JIRA
6 14 (5.79%) JUnit
7 13 (5.37%) Selenium
7 13 (5.37%) Jasmine
8 11 (4.55%) SoapUI
9 10 (4.13%) Maven
10 8 (3.31%) Mockito
10 8 (3.31%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.89%) StyleCop
11 7 (2.89%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.07%) QUnit
13 4 (1.65%) Mocha
13 4 (1.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (20.66%) Finance
2 23 (9.50%) Marketing
3 8 (3.31%) Banking
4 7 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.65%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 203 (83.88%) Developer
2 76 (31.40%) .NET Developer
3 68 (28.10%) Java Developer
4 65 (26.86%) C# Developer
5 52 (21.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (13.22%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.44%) Senior C# Developer
7 18 (7.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 18 (7.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (4.96%) BizTalk Developer
9 11 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Agile Coach
11 8 (3.31%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Architect
13 6 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Senior Java Developer
14 5 (2.07%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (50.00%) .NET
2 108 (44.63%) HTML
3 101 (41.74%) CSS
4 94 (38.84%) XML
5 79 (32.64%) Web Services
6 59 (24.38%) REST
7 55 (22.73%) SOAP
8 46 (19.01%) HTML5
9 42 (17.36%) WCF
10 41 (16.94%) .NET Framework
10 41 (16.94%) ASP.NET
11 39 (16.12%) Spring
12 36 (14.88%) Ajax
13 34 (14.05%) J2EE
14 31 (12.81%) XHTML
15 29 (11.98%) Hibernate
16 26 (10.74%) jQuery
17 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (9.50%) TopLink
19 22 (9.09%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.33%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.20%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.31%) Open Source
5 5 (2.07%) User Experience
5 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.24%) DataPower
6 3 (1.24%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) EMV
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.31%) Linux
2 48 (19.83%) UNIX
3 25 (10.33%) Windows
4 21 (8.68%) Mac OS X
5 15 (6.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) Debian
6 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (77.69%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.54%) MVC
3 85 (35.12%) Scrum
4 66 (27.27%) BDD
5 62 (25.62%) OO
6 59 (24.38%) E-Commerce
7 58 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (12.40%) SOA
9 29 (11.98%) Web Development
10 24 (9.92%) Pair Programming
11 23 (9.50%) Configuration Management
11 23 (9.50%) User Stories
12 22 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 21 (8.68%) Responsive Web Design
14 19 (7.85%) Web Design
15 18 (7.44%) OOD
16 17 (7.02%) Mentoring
17 16 (6.61%) Content Management
17 16 (6.61%) Test Automation
18 15 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (52.07%) C#
2 92 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 88 (36.36%) Java
4 79 (32.64%) SQL
5 22 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 20 (8.26%) Ruby
7 9 (3.72%) VBScript
8 7 (2.89%) Python
9 5 (2.07%) VBA
10 4 (1.65%) Scala
11 2 (0.83%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.83%) VB
11 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.83%) PHP
11 2 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.41%) C++
12 1 (0.41%) Delphi
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (2.89%) Degree
2 4 (1.65%) ISEB
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) MCP
4 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) VCP4
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Firmware
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (1.24%) SCOM
1 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (15.29%) Oracle
2 18 (7.44%) IBM
3 16 (6.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.24%) Splunk
5 2 (0.83%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.83%) Intel
6 1 (0.41%) BEA
6 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.41%) FatWire
6 1 (0.41%) Omniture
6 1 (0.41%) Google
6 1 (0.41%) Zend
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.41%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.41%) Twitter
6 1 (0.41%) Macromedia
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