The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.72% 8.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 12.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
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 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 196 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.94% 72.32% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 118 189
Average daily rate £425 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Northampton -11 12 £325 -33.33% 1
Towcester - - - - 1
Corby - - - -
Daventry - - - - 1
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 11 (50.00%) Scrum
1 11 (50.00%) BDD
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 7 (31.82%) Test Management
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Retail
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) QA
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
7 2 (9.09%) ATDD
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile App

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
1 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 11 (50.00%) Scrum
1 11 (50.00%) BDD
2 7 (31.82%) Test Management
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) ATDD
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) ATG