The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 35 11 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 63 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.70% 11.13% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 14.86% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £395 £336
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 424 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 72.58% 74.91% 66.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 180 98
Average daily rate £425 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +201.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.28 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Nottinghamshire 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
Nottingham -18 10 £400 +33.33% 6
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
5 7 (43.75%) WCF
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Kanban
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) Coaching
9 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
9 3 (18.75%) WPF
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) Workflow
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (12.50%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) LINQ

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Moq
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) MSI
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Coach
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 7 (43.75%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) LINQ
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
8 1 (6.25%) CSS3
8 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (6.25%) Caliburn.Micro
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (18.75%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) AOP
8 1 (6.25%) MVVM
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) HP