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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 24 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Contract jobs citing TDD 144 151 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.69% 6.36% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 8.84% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 68 72
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £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 £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Hertfordshire -2 34 £400 - 18
Cambridgeshire -25 29 £375 -14.77% 23
Essex -2 27 £436 +20.34% 6
Bedfordshire -17 26 £400 +35.59% 9
Norfolk +3 14 £288 - 4
Suffolk -2 12 £420 +15.86% 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 175 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (49.80%) .NET
3 119 (47.79%) MVC
4 118 (47.39%) C#
4 118 (47.39%) HTML
5 105 (42.17%) JavaScript
6 101 (40.56%) CSS
7 82 (32.93%) Scrum
8 78 (31.33%) ASP.NET
9 77 (30.92%) OO
10 74 (29.72%) SQL
11 73 (29.32%) Web Services
12 68 (27.31%) SQL Server
13 57 (22.89%) BDD
14 55 (22.09%) Unit Testing
14 55 (22.09%) jQuery
15 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
16 50 (20.08%) Java
16 50 (20.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (19.28%) XML
17 48 (19.28%) Ajax
17 48 (19.28%) Subversion
18 45 (18.07%) CSS3
19 44 (17.67%) HTML5
19 44 (17.67%) Git (software)
20 43 (17.27%) WCF
20 43 (17.27%) Linux
21 42 (16.87%) E-Commerce
21 42 (16.87%) .NET Framework
22 38 (15.26%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (6.83%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.43%) Apache
3 14 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.21%) Node.js
6 7 (2.81%) CMS
7 4 (1.61%) lighttpd
7 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.61%) IIS
8 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (8.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.43%) Internet
2 13 (5.22%) LDAP
2 13 (5.22%) HTTP
3 4 (1.61%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) GPRS
5 1 (0.40%) 3G
5 1 (0.40%) 802.15
5 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (27.31%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.45%) MySQL
3 30 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (11.24%) Relational Database
5 20 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.42%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.02%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.61%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.81%) Big Data
10 5 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.01%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.61%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.40%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 48 (19.28%) Subversion
2 44 (17.67%) Git (software)
3 35 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (12.85%) Selenium
5 28 (11.24%) Visual Studio
6 25 (10.04%) Jenkins
7 23 (9.24%) TeamCity
8 13 (5.22%) Ant
8 13 (5.22%) Maven
9 11 (4.42%) JUnit
9 11 (4.42%) NUnit
9 11 (4.42%) SpecFlow
10 10 (4.02%) Jasmine
10 10 (4.02%) MSTest
10 10 (4.02%) Eclipse
11 9 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.61%) Moq
12 8 (3.21%) Mockito
13 7 (2.81%) Grunt
13 7 (2.81%) Hudson
General
1 23 (9.24%) Finance
2 17 (6.83%) Marketing
3 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (83.94%) Developer
2 55 (22.09%) .NET Developer
3 36 (14.46%) C# Developer
4 30 (12.05%) Senior Developer
4 30 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (11.24%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.63%) CRM Developer
7 18 (7.23%) Front-End Developer
8 13 (5.22%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 11 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.21%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.21%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.81%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (49.80%) .NET
2 118 (47.39%) HTML
3 101 (40.56%) CSS
4 78 (31.33%) ASP.NET
5 73 (29.32%) Web Services
6 55 (22.09%) jQuery
7 50 (20.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (19.28%) XML
8 48 (19.28%) Ajax
9 45 (18.07%) CSS3
10 44 (17.67%) HTML5
11 43 (17.27%) WCF
12 42 (16.87%) .NET Framework
13 30 (12.05%) LESS
14 29 (11.65%) JSP
15 27 (10.84%) Spring
16 26 (10.44%) Dojo
16 26 (10.44%) SOAP
17 24 (9.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 24 (9.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.62%) User Experience
4 13 (5.22%) Open Source
5 7 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.81%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.41%) GIS
7 5 (2.01%) Clustering
7 5 (2.01%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 2 (0.80%) Biology
9 2 (0.80%) Firmware
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) MPEG
10 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.27%) Linux
2 30 (12.05%) UNIX
3 21 (8.43%) Windows
4 13 (5.22%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.81%) Solaris
5 7 (2.81%) Android
6 5 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (47.79%) MVC
3 82 (32.93%) Scrum
4 77 (30.92%) OO
5 57 (22.89%) BDD
6 55 (22.09%) Unit Testing
7 42 (16.87%) E-Commerce
8 38 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (13.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (10.04%) Web Development
11 22 (8.84%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.43%) CRM
12 21 (8.43%) MVVM
13 20 (8.03%) Kanban
14 17 (6.83%) Project Planning
15 16 (6.43%) OOP
16 15 (6.02%) Workflow
17 13 (5.22%) Data Modelling
17 13 (5.22%) Multithreading
17 13 (5.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (47.39%) C#
2 105 (42.17%) JavaScript
3 74 (29.72%) SQL
4 50 (20.08%) Java
5 16 (6.43%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.22%) C++
7 11 (4.42%) PHP
7 11 (4.42%) Ruby
8 10 (4.02%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.02%) XAML
8 10 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.81%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.41%) Python
10 6 (2.41%) Perl
11 4 (1.61%) VB6
11 4 (1.61%) VB
12 3 (1.20%) VBScript
13 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.80%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (9.64%) Degree
2 14 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.82%) MCITP
4 10 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) ISEB
6 2 (0.80%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.65%) Oracle
3 16 (6.43%) JBoss
4 10 (4.02%) hybris
5 5 (2.01%) Sun
5 5 (2.01%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.61%) Twitter
6 4 (1.61%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.20%) Adobe
7 3 (1.20%) Google
8 2 (0.80%) Apple
8 2 (0.80%) IBM
9 1 (0.40%) Vignette
9 1 (0.40%) Sybase
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) BEA
9 1 (0.40%) Zend
9 1 (0.40%) FatWire
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
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