The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Nottingham 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.16% 2.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.33% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 210 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 73.46% 67.96% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 101 73
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.39 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
TDD
Nottinghamshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
5 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
6 7 (30.43%) OOP
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) WCF
7 6 (26.09%) WPF
7 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
8 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (21.74%) CQRS
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) MVVM
8 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
8 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (13.04%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) jMock
3 2 (8.70%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
3 7 (30.43%) WCF
4 6 (26.09%) WPF
5 5 (21.74%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) Spring
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) WinForms
6 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (13.04%) DAO
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) RichFaces
7 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) OO
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 7 (30.43%) OOP
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) MVVM
6 5 (21.74%) CQRS
6 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
7 4 (17.39%) AOP
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) SOA
9 1 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
9 1 (4.35%) User Stories
9 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.35%) Sencha
4 1 (4.35%) Zend