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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.15% 5.99% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 7.75% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £275 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
Cambridgeshire

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
61 129 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 70.11% 77.25% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 92 52
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.20 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +14.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £24.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft