The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 45 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.57% 19.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 24.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -
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 £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 187 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 72.44% 80.26% 56.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 35
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.40 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.60 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £44.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) GPRS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SAML
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) GPRS
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) Behat
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAML
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Memcached
3 1 (20.00%) Gearman
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Zend