The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 50 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.05% 15.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 19.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -
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 £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 251 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.52% 80.19% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 123 146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 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
Northampton -16 9 £425 -12.82% 3
Towcester - - - - 1
Corby - - - -
Daventry - - - - 1
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) BDD
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (30.77%) Selenium
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Retail
6 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (23.08%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) Test Management
6 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (19.23%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) Banking
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) MySQL
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 2 (7.69%) ISEB
10 2 (7.69%) Linux
10 2 (7.69%) Ajax
10 2 (7.69%) Spring
10 2 (7.69%) Maven

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Velocity
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) WPF
5 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) BDD
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 6 (23.08%) Test Management
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
9 1 (3.85%) DevOps
9 1 (3.85%) ATDD
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.85%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Ruby
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) hybris
1 1 (3.85%) SAP
1 1 (3.85%) ATG