The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 60 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.11% 19.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 25.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
TDD
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 239 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.59% 78.62% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 102 69
Average daily rate £346 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £125 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 40
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Leicester -24 2 £363 +31.81% 1
Loughborough - 2 £325 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £395 -
Market Harborough - - - - 1
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) SEO
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) WordPress
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Motorola