The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 Essex 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 30 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 38 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.02% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 0.71% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £250 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.30%
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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
East of England

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Essex region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Essex

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Essex region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Essex 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
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £370 - 1
Harlow 0 1 £425 +70.00% 1
Chelmsford - 1 £425 - 1
Colchester - - - -
Rochford - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 30 (60.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) C#
3 24 (48.00%) HTML
3 24 (48.00%) CSS
4 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (40.00%) Java
6 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (34.00%) Web Services
8 16 (32.00%) .NET
8 16 (32.00%) Scrum
9 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.00%) MySQL
10 12 (24.00%) Oracle
10 12 (24.00%) UNIX
10 12 (24.00%) Linux
10 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (24.00%) Web Development
10 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (22.00%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
11 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
11 11 (22.00%) JAX-RPC
11 11 (22.00%) Mac OS X
12 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 10 (20.00%) WPF
12 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (20.00%) Kanban
13 9 (18.00%) LINQ

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.00%) Liferay
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) LDAP
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Broadband
3 2 (4.00%) IPv4
3 2 (4.00%) IPv6
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) MySQL
2 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) DTS
6 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.00%) Data Mart
6 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.00%) XDoclet
6 1 (2.00%) WiX
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.00%) Moq
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) WPF Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Business Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
11 1 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.00%) Release Manager
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) HTML
1 24 (48.00%) CSS
2 17 (34.00%) Web Services
3 16 (32.00%) .NET
4 11 (22.00%) JAX-RPC
5 10 (20.00%) WPF
6 9 (18.00%) LINQ
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.00%) HTML5
7 8 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (16.00%) JSON
8 7 (14.00%) JPA
8 7 (14.00%) Struts
9 6 (12.00%) REST
9 6 (12.00%) Struts2
9 6 (12.00%) Spring
9 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.00%) EJB
10 5 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) UNIX
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Scrum
3 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.00%) Web Development
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.00%) Kanban
5 9 (18.00%) HOOD
5 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.00%) SOA
6 8 (16.00%) MVVM
6 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.00%) MVC
7 7 (14.00%) OO
8 5 (10.00%) ERP
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.00%) Product Management
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) C#
3 20 (40.00%) Java
4 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (18.00%) XAML
6 9 (18.00%) C++
7 7 (14.00%) VB6
7 7 (14.00%) VB
8 6 (12.00%) Ruby
9 4 (8.00%) PHP
9 4 (8.00%) Python
10 2 (4.00%) Groovy
10 2 (4.00%) Scala
11 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) JBoss
4 5 (10.00%) DevExpress
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago