The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 26 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.45% 5.49% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 7.69% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
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£375 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 195 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 73.64% 71.43% 62.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 92 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -61.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.90 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £15.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
3 17 (41.46%) Java
3 17 (41.46%) BDD
4 16 (39.02%) Android
4 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
4 16 (39.02%) Calabash
5 15 (36.59%) Apple iOS
6 13 (31.71%) Android Development
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) C#
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 11 (26.83%) JUnit
8 11 (26.83%) iOS Development
9 10 (24.39%) Android Studio
9 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
9 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
10 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (21.95%) Kanban
10 9 (21.95%) Objective-C
11 8 (19.51%) OO
12 7 (17.07%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (14.63%) User Experience
13 6 (14.63%) XML
13 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
14 5 (12.20%) WPF
14 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
14 5 (12.20%) Oracle
14 5 (12.20%) RESTful
14 5 (12.20%) MVVM

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
1 16 (39.02%) Calabash
2 11 (26.83%) JUnit
3 10 (24.39%) Android Studio
4 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) Xcode
6 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
6 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.32%) Gradle
7 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Android Developer
3 10 (24.39%) iOS Developer
4 5 (12.20%) WPF Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Coach
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
3 6 (14.63%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) WPF
4 5 (12.20%) RESTful
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.76%) JSON
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
6 3 (7.32%) WCF
6 3 (7.32%) SOAP
6 3 (7.32%) REST
7 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.44%) Middleware
8 1 (2.44%) HTML
8 1 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Android
2 15 (36.59%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
3 17 (41.46%) BDD
4 13 (31.71%) Android Development
5 11 (26.83%) iOS Development
6 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.95%) Kanban
7 8 (19.51%) OO
8 7 (17.07%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.20%) MVVM
10 5 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.32%) OOD
11 3 (7.32%) User Stories
11 3 (7.32%) Coaching
11 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
12 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) PMP
1 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Apple