The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 13 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.79% 1.00% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 1.56% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £275 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
69 64 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 75.82% 64.00% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 91
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £174 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Median hourly rate £34.44 £11.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.11% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £10.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £14.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for TDD.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 12 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) Appium
2 12 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 10 (66.67%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 9 (60.00%) JBehave
5 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Back Office
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (33.33%) BDD
8 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
9 4 (26.67%) Banking
10 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (20.00%) C#
11 2 (13.33%) Degree
11 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
11 2 (13.33%) Scrum
11 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 12 (80.00%) Appium
2 12 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 9 (60.00%) JBehave
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Moq
5 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 8 (53.33%) Back Office
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA