The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.61% 9.18% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 12.26% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 7
Average daily rate - £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 155 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 68.20% 74.88% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 81 97
Average daily rate £425 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.45 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £31.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Basingstoke region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Pega
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) W3C
4 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Testopia
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) Qt
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SignalR
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Rally
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore