The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 17 22
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 3.30% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.76% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -18.66%
TDD
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.18% 69.23% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £134 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim