The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.77% 2.96% 7.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 4.50% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
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£450 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
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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 Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 85.85% 65.68% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 67 55
Average daily rate £400 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £540 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 5
Average hourly rate £25.25 £21.61 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 £11.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £142.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (69.57%) MVC
3 16 (69.57%) CSS
3 16 (69.57%) HTML
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
5 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (56.52%) Web Services
6 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
7 12 (52.17%) Scrum
8 11 (47.83%) WCF
9 10 (43.48%) jQuery
9 10 (43.48%) Entity Framework
10 9 (39.13%) NUnit
11 8 (34.78%) LINQ
11 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
11 8 (34.78%) StyleCop
11 8 (34.78%) BDD
12 6 (26.09%) Degree
12 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
13 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (17.39%) RESTful
14 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
14 4 (17.39%) Selenium
14 4 (17.39%) SQL
14 4 (17.39%) SOAP
14 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) NUnit
2 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 8 (34.78%) StyleCop
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.04%) TestNG
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (4.35%) Moq
6 1 (4.35%) Mocha
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Coach
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (56.52%) Web Services
4 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
5 11 (47.83%) WCF
6 10 (43.48%) jQuery
6 10 (43.48%) Entity Framework
7 8 (34.78%) LINQ
8 4 (17.39%) RESTful
8 4 (17.39%) SOAP
9 2 (8.70%) JPA
9 2 (8.70%) Spring
9 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) MVC
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.35%) User Stories
8 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) DSDM
8 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter
1 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
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