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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.73% 2.80% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 4.04% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 0
Average daily rate
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£448 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
365 322 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.57% 69.40% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 58
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Basildon 0 3 £450 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £460 - 1
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (68.63%) SQL
2 28 (54.90%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) HTML
4 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 20 (39.22%) CSS
6 19 (37.25%) .NET
7 16 (31.37%) MVC
8 15 (29.41%) WPF
8 15 (29.41%) Java
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) Web Services
10 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
10 13 (25.49%) UNIX
10 13 (25.49%) Linux
10 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
10 13 (25.49%) JPA
10 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
11 12 (23.53%) Oracle
11 12 (23.53%) Mac OS X
11 12 (23.53%) Spring
11 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
12 11 (21.57%) XAML
12 11 (21.57%) LINQ
12 11 (21.57%) Web Development
12 11 (21.57%) JAAS
12 11 (21.57%) LDAP
12 11 (21.57%) MySQL
12 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
12 11 (21.57%) JBoss

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) LDAP
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) NAS
4 2 (3.92%) IPv4
4 2 (3.92%) IPv6
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 11 (21.57%) MySQL
4 8 (15.69%) MariaDB
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.84%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.96%) DTS
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.80%) MSTest
4 5 (9.80%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (5.88%) QUnit
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Moq
7 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.96%) WiX
7 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (19.61%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Front Office
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) WPF Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 1 (1.96%) CMS Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.96%) CRM Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Principle Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) HTML
2 20 (39.22%) CSS
3 19 (37.25%) .NET
4 15 (29.41%) WPF
5 14 (27.45%) Web Services
6 13 (25.49%) JPA
7 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
7 12 (23.53%) Spring
8 11 (21.57%) XML
8 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
8 11 (21.57%) LINQ
8 11 (21.57%) JAAS
8 11 (21.57%) HTML5
9 10 (19.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
10 9 (17.65%) Spring MVC
10 9 (17.65%) WCF
11 8 (15.69%) JSON
11 8 (15.69%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
1 13 (25.49%) UNIX
2 12 (23.53%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) MVC
2 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
3 11 (21.57%) Web Development
4 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) SOA
5 9 (17.65%) HOOD
5 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.65%) Kanban
5 9 (17.65%) MVVM
6 7 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) OOP
8 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.84%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.84%) Web Design
10 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) SQL
2 28 (54.90%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) Java
4 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
5 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (21.57%) XAML
6 9 (17.65%) C++
7 7 (13.73%) VB
7 7 (13.73%) VB6
8 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) Groovy
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) FQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
3 11 (21.57%) JBoss
4 5 (9.80%) DevExpress
5 3 (5.88%) Twitter
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) Facebook
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) FatWire
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Vignette
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago