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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.99% 11.94% 13.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 13.91% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 30 15
Average daily rate
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£343 £400 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +26.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £403 £402
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 Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 230 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 63.05% 85.82% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 140 118
Average daily rate £348 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £290 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -36.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £18.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 4 (66.67%) Kanban
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Test-First Development
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Blog
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) Xbox
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Swing Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Swing
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) Grails
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (33.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Debian
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 4 (66.67%) Kanban
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test-First Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter