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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 143 112 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.83% 3.88% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 5.22% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 79 70
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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
2275 2144 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.86% 74.32% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1225 864
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 148 142
Average hourly rate £33.00 £28.83 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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 +15 58 £425 +3.03% 20
Essex +16 41 £400 -3.03% 6
Hertfordshire +7 22 £500 +21.21% 23
Suffolk +15 15 £394 +31.33% 8
Norfolk -9 5 £375 +17.18%
Bedfordshire -15 2 £575 +53.33% 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 215 (89.58%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.33%) Scrum
3 91 (37.92%) Java
4 88 (36.67%) C#
5 82 (34.17%) JavaScript
5 82 (34.17%) XML
6 80 (33.33%) HTML
7 73 (30.42%) .NET
8 69 (28.75%) SQL
9 62 (25.83%) Web Services
9 62 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (25.83%) REST
10 61 (25.42%) E-Commerce
11 54 (22.50%) UNIX
12 53 (22.08%) SOAP
12 53 (22.08%) MVC
13 49 (20.42%) Git (software)
14 45 (18.75%) CSS
14 45 (18.75%) J2EE
14 45 (18.75%) HTML5
15 44 (18.33%) Linux
16 40 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 40 (16.67%) User Stories
17 36 (15.00%) OO
18 35 (14.58%) SQL Server
19 34 (14.17%) SOA
20 33 (13.75%) Kanban
20 33 (13.75%) Subversion
20 33 (13.75%) BDD
21 31 (12.92%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 28 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 17 (7.08%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (5.83%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.92%) JBoss
5 6 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.08%) Node.js
6 5 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.25%) Mule
7 3 (1.25%) CMS
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
8 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.42%) IIS
9 1 (0.42%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.92%) MS Office
3 6 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Tridion
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) GitHub
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.50%) HTTP
2 12 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.00%) SSL
3 6 (2.50%) Wireless
4 5 (2.08%) LDAP
5 4 (1.67%) Internet
6 2 (0.83%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.92%) Relational Database
3 27 (11.25%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.00%) MySQL
5 22 (9.17%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.83%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.83%) Apache Hive
7 13 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (4.17%) DB2
9 10 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
10 9 (3.75%) RavenDB
11 6 (2.50%) MariaDB
12 5 (2.08%) Big Data
13 3 (1.25%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.25%) Impala
14 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.83%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (20.42%) Git (software)
2 40 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.75%) Subversion
4 20 (8.33%) Ant
4 20 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 20 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 16 (6.67%) JIRA
6 15 (6.25%) Selenium
6 15 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 14 (5.83%) Maven
8 12 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (4.58%) Cucumber
9 11 (4.58%) WebDriver
10 10 (4.17%) JUnit
10 10 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.92%) AccuRev
12 4 (1.67%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.67%) Geb
12 4 (1.67%) Gradle
General
1 21 (8.75%) Finance
1 21 (8.75%) Marketing
2 11 (4.58%) Retail
2 11 (4.58%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.50%) Legal
4 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Publishing
5 1 (0.42%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (75.83%) Developer
2 66 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 50 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 49 (20.42%) .NET Developer
5 43 (17.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 17 (7.08%) BizTalk Developer
9 16 (6.67%) Architect
10 15 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
11 14 (5.83%) Analyst
12 13 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (5.00%) Tester
13 12 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
14 10 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
14 10 (4.17%) Automation Tester
14 10 (4.17%) Technical Architect
15 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
15 9 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (3.75%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (34.17%) XML
2 80 (33.33%) HTML
3 73 (30.42%) .NET
4 62 (25.83%) Web Services
4 62 (25.83%) REST
5 53 (22.08%) SOAP
6 45 (18.75%) CSS
6 45 (18.75%) J2EE
6 45 (18.75%) HTML5
7 26 (10.83%) TopLink
8 25 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
9 23 (9.58%) Ajax
10 22 (9.17%) EclipseLink
11 21 (8.75%) XHTML
12 20 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (7.92%) Spring
13 19 (7.92%) Middleware
13 19 (7.92%) WCF
14 17 (7.08%) JAX-RS
14 17 (7.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.08%) User Experience
5 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) MPEG
7 2 (0.83%) DataPower
7 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.42%) Animation
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.50%) UNIX
2 44 (18.33%) Linux
3 24 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 20 (8.33%) Windows
5 18 (7.50%) Solaris
6 6 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.25%) Android
7 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (89.58%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.33%) Scrum
3 62 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (25.42%) E-Commerce
5 53 (22.08%) MVC
6 40 (16.67%) User Stories
7 36 (15.00%) OO
8 34 (14.17%) SOA
9 33 (13.75%) Kanban
9 33 (13.75%) BDD
10 22 (9.17%) Coaching
11 20 (8.33%) Use Case
11 20 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (7.08%) Content Management
13 16 (6.67%) B2C
14 15 (6.25%) Test Automation
15 14 (5.83%) Open Source
16 13 (5.42%) Web Development
16 13 (5.42%) RUP
16 13 (5.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.92%) Java
2 88 (36.67%) C#
3 82 (34.17%) JavaScript
4 69 (28.75%) SQL
5 16 (6.67%) PHP
6 11 (4.58%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.17%) Scala
8 8 (3.33%) Ruby
9 5 (2.08%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.25%) Python
10 3 (1.25%) Erlang
11 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.83%) VB
11 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.42%) Clojure
12 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.50%) Degree
3 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.08%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (7.92%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (9.58%) IBM
2 11 (4.58%) Oracle
3 10 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.17%) WSO2
4 9 (3.75%) Zend
5 5 (2.08%) Adobe
5 5 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.67%) Google
6 4 (1.67%) Twitter
7 3 (1.25%) HP
7 3 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.83%) Apigee
8 2 (0.83%) Mashery
8 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.83%) Perforce
8 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.83%) Coverity
9 1 (0.42%) Splunk
9 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
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