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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 13 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 47 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.57% 10.15% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 14.16% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
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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
301 332 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 71.67% 71.71% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 130 111
Average daily rate £375 £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% +29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.38 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £88.00 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) Kanban
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 3 (17.65%) OOD
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (17.65%) Coaching
8 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (17.65%) MVVM
8 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
8 3 (17.65%) WPF
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) Android
8 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Coach
3 3 (17.65%) WPF Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (17.65%) MVVM
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP