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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.64% 5.96% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 8.44% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
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East Sussex

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
213 154 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 80.08% 70.64% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 74 81
Average daily rate £400 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 7 (30.43%) WCF
6 7 (30.43%) jQuery
6 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
8 5 (21.74%) LINQ
8 5 (21.74%) NUnit
8 5 (21.74%) StyleCop
9 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Java
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) User Stories
10 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (21.74%) NUnit
1 5 (21.74%) StyleCop
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) TestNG
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Coach
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Trainer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 7 (30.43%) WCF
4 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) LINQ
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 2 (8.70%) CSS3
9 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.35%) REST
9 1 (4.35%) JSON
9 1 (4.35%) Velocity
9 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) DSDM
8 1 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) HP