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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.39% 2.80% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.08% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 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 £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
373 319 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.45% 68.75% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 154 153
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £215 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 24 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 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £460 -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) C#
2 26 (48.15%) HTML
3 24 (44.44%) CSS
4 20 (37.04%) Java
5 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
6 18 (33.33%) Web Services
7 17 (31.48%) UNIX
7 17 (31.48%) Linux
7 17 (31.48%) .NET
7 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
8 16 (29.63%) Oracle
8 16 (29.63%) Mac OS X
9 15 (27.78%) MySQL
9 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
9 15 (27.78%) MVC
9 15 (27.78%) Web Development
9 15 (27.78%) WPF
10 14 (25.93%) JPA
11 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Spring
11 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
11 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.07%) JBoss
12 12 (22.22%) LDAP
12 12 (22.22%) JAAS
12 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 11 (20.37%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.85%) Liferay
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) LDAP
2 5 (9.26%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) IPv4
4 2 (3.70%) IPv6
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
3 15 (27.78%) MySQL
4 8 (14.81%) MariaDB
5 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.41%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.85%) DTS
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (9.26%) MSTest
5 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.56%) QUnit
6 3 (5.56%) XDoclet
7 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.85%) Moq
8 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.85%) WiX
8 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.85%) Ant
8 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 10 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 8 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (11.11%) WPF Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) CRM Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (1.85%) CMS Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 24 (44.44%) CSS
3 18 (33.33%) Web Services
4 17 (31.48%) .NET
5 15 (27.78%) WPF
6 14 (25.93%) JPA
7 13 (24.07%) Spring
7 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
8 12 (22.22%) JAAS
9 11 (20.37%) HTML5
9 11 (20.37%) XML
9 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 10 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
11 9 (16.67%) Spring MVC
11 9 (16.67%) LINQ
12 8 (14.81%) JSON
12 8 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (12.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) UNIX
1 17 (31.48%) Linux
2 16 (29.63%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) MVC
1 15 (27.78%) Web Development
2 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
3 10 (18.52%) Scrum
3 10 (18.52%) SOA
4 9 (16.67%) MVVM
4 9 (16.67%) Kanban
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.67%) HOOD
5 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.96%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.26%) OOP
8 5 (9.26%) Web Design
9 4 (7.41%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) C#
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.37%) XAML
7 9 (16.67%) C++
8 7 (12.96%) VB
8 7 (12.96%) VB6
9 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.85%) Scala
10 1 (1.85%) FQL
10 1 (1.85%) Groovy
10 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) JBoss
3 5 (9.26%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Facebook
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) Vignette
5 1 (1.85%) FatWire
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