The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Brighton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.30% 7.09% 14.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 9.28% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 14
Average daily rate £288 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £405 £425
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 £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 97 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 68.82% 76.38% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 81
Average daily rate £340 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.61 £21.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.50 £23.33 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
East Sussex

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
3 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 13 (86.67%) jQuery
4 12 (80.00%) LINQ
4 12 (80.00%) MS Office
4 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 12 (80.00%) XML
5 11 (73.33%) Windows
5 11 (73.33%) WinForms
5 11 (73.33%) NUnit
5 11 (73.33%) Subversion
5 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (73.33%) Hudson
5 11 (73.33%) SpecFlow
5 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (73.33%) NUnit
2 11 (73.33%) Subversion
2 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (73.33%) Hudson
2 11 (73.33%) SpecFlow
2 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (53.33%) Programmer
4 8 (53.33%) .NET Programmer
4 8 (53.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (46.67%) C# Programmer
5 7 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (46.67%) Software Programmer
5 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
3 13 (86.67%) jQuery
4 12 (80.00%) LINQ
4 12 (80.00%) XML
5 11 (73.33%) WinForms
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (6.67%) HTML5
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (6.67%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft