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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 96 89 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.00% 3.49% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 4.60% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 67
Average daily rate £481 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1888 1935 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.60% 75.97% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1181 945
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 141 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 30 £513 -14.58% 10
Hertfordshire +23 29 £625 +55.27% 13
Cambridgeshire -6 19 £450 +20.00% 10
Suffolk +5 10 £403 +0.62% 6
Norfolk - 5 £275 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £531 - 7
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 182 (81.98%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (40.09%) Java
3 84 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (36.49%) C#
5 77 (34.68%) HTML
6 71 (31.98%) JavaScript
7 70 (31.53%) SOA
8 67 (30.18%) SQL
9 65 (29.28%) Scrum
10 63 (28.38%) .NET
11 60 (27.03%) REST
12 57 (25.68%) Git (software)
13 54 (24.32%) SQL Server
14 53 (23.87%) Web Services
15 52 (23.42%) Jenkins
16 48 (21.62%) XML
17 47 (21.17%) SOAP
18 46 (20.72%) Middleware
19 45 (20.27%) Kanban
20 43 (19.37%) Spring
21 42 (18.92%) MVC
21 42 (18.92%) BDD
22 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
23 40 (18.02%) Subversion
24 36 (16.22%) HTML5
25 35 (15.77%) RESTful
26 33 (14.86%) Unix
26 33 (14.86%) J2EE
27 32 (14.41%) ASP.NET
28 31 (13.96%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (9.46%) JBoss
2 16 (7.21%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.86%) Node.js
4 10 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.15%) Confluence
6 6 (2.70%) CMS
6 6 (2.70%) ColdFusion
7 5 (2.25%) Mule
7 5 (2.25%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.80%) Apache
8 4 (1.80%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.41%) Magento
2 11 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.90%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.90%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.66%) SaaS
2 11 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.25%) GitHub
6 3 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.31%) HTTP
1 14 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.50%) SSL
3 7 (3.15%) Firewall
4 3 (1.35%) DNS
4 3 (1.35%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.35%) SAN
4 3 (1.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) ADSL
5 1 (0.45%) Broadband
5 1 (0.45%) DHCP
5 1 (0.45%) FTP
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) NAS
5 1 (0.45%) Skype
5 1 (0.45%) Telnet
5 1 (0.45%) VDSL
5 1 (0.45%) WAN
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.46%) NoSQL
3 20 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.95%) DB2
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.05%) MySQL
7 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.60%) CouchDB
9 7 (3.15%) DbVisualizer
9 7 (3.15%) WebFOCUS
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.90%) Big Data
11 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 57 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 52 (23.42%) Jenkins
3 40 (18.02%) Subversion
4 28 (12.61%) Selenium
5 23 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (9.91%) JUnit
7 19 (8.56%) Maven
8 14 (6.31%) AccuRev
8 14 (6.31%) Ant
9 12 (5.41%) JIRA
10 11 (4.95%) WebDriver
11 10 (4.50%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.05%) PHPUnit
13 8 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.15%) Mercurial
14 7 (3.15%) Mockito
15 6 (2.70%) Checkstyle
15 6 (2.70%) FindBugs
15 6 (2.70%) SoapUI
15 6 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (6.31%) Retail
2 12 (5.41%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Marketing
3 11 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.25%) Automotive
6 4 (1.80%) Electronics
7 3 (1.35%) Back Office
7 3 (1.35%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 144 (64.86%) Developer
2 58 (26.13%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 26 (11.71%) Architect
5 24 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 24 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 23 (10.36%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (7.66%) J2EE Developer
8 15 (6.76%) Automation Tester
8 15 (6.76%) Tester
9 14 (6.31%) E-Commerce Architect
10 13 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.86%) Technical Architect
11 12 (5.41%) Agile Developer
11 12 (5.41%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
12 11 (4.95%) Selenium Tester
12 11 (4.95%) Web Tester
13 10 (4.50%) Agile Java Developer
13 10 (4.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (34.68%) HTML
2 63 (28.38%) .NET
3 60 (27.03%) REST
4 53 (23.87%) Web Services
5 48 (21.62%) XML
6 47 (21.17%) SOAP
7 46 (20.72%) Middleware
8 43 (19.37%) Spring
9 36 (16.22%) HTML5
10 35 (15.77%) RESTful
11 33 (14.86%) J2EE
12 32 (14.41%) ASP.NET
13 30 (13.51%) WCF
14 29 (13.06%) CSS
15 28 (12.61%) jQuery
16 25 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (10.81%) Hibernate
18 21 (9.46%) .NET Framework
19 18 (8.11%) Entity Framework
19 18 (8.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.31%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.05%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.80%) iPad
6 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.35%) Statistics
7 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.90%) Life Science
7 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) STB
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.86%) Unix
2 21 (9.46%) Linux
3 11 (4.95%) Windows
4 10 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.05%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.25%) Solaris
7 2 (0.90%) AIX
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (81.98%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (31.53%) SOA
4 65 (29.28%) Scrum
5 45 (20.27%) Kanban
6 42 (18.92%) BDD
6 42 (18.92%) MVC
7 31 (13.96%) DevOps
7 31 (13.96%) User Stories
8 28 (12.61%) Software Engineering
9 27 (12.16%) E-Commerce
9 27 (12.16%) Open Source
10 26 (11.71%) OO
11 23 (10.36%) Microservices
12 20 (9.01%) Coaching
13 16 (7.21%) Test Automation
14 15 (6.76%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.76%) Test Scripting
15 14 (6.31%) API Design
15 14 (6.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 89 (40.09%) Java
2 81 (36.49%) C#
3 71 (31.98%) JavaScript
4 67 (30.18%) SQL
5 14 (6.31%) Ruby
6 13 (5.86%) PHP
7 12 (5.41%) Scala
8 8 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.70%) Python
9 6 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.25%) ABAP
11 4 (1.80%) C
11 4 (1.80%) Groovy
11 4 (1.80%) Perl
12 2 (0.90%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.45%) Erlang
13 1 (0.45%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 13 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.41%) Degree
3 10 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.25%) MCITP
6 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.66%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 26 (11.71%) Puppet
2 25 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (3.60%) MOM
4 6 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.80%) Nagios
6 3 (1.35%) Graphite
6 3 (1.35%) logstash
6 3 (1.35%) Riemann
7 2 (0.90%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.46%) WSO2
3 17 (7.66%) Oracle
4 12 (5.41%) IBM
5 11 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.60%) SAP
7 6 (2.70%) Google
7 6 (2.70%) HP
7 6 (2.70%) Rally
8 4 (1.80%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.35%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.35%) Facebook
9 3 (1.35%) hybris
9 3 (1.35%) Twitter
10 2 (0.90%) Coverity
10 2 (0.90%) Progress
10 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.90%) Siebel
10 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.90%) Splunk
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