The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 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 Coventry 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.21% 0.44% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 0.58% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 5
Average daily rate £344 £135 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.62% -67.46%
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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 172 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 80.06% 75.77% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
West Midlands

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Coventry region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (72.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) MVC
4 15 (60.00%) .NET
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) BDD
8 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
10 7 (28.00%) WCF
10 7 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (28.00%) Spring.NET
10 7 (28.00%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) SOA
11 6 (24.00%) Scrum
11 6 (24.00%) WPF
12 5 (20.00%) AOP
12 5 (20.00%) Windows
12 5 (20.00%) Java
13 4 (16.00%) Oracle
13 4 (16.00%) Web Services
13 4 (16.00%) OOP
13 4 (16.00%) Scala
14 3 (12.00%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.00%) MSTest
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Architect
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
7 7 (28.00%) WCF
7 7 (28.00%) Spring.NET
7 7 (28.00%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (24.00%) WPF
9 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) HTML5
10 3 (12.00%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (12.00%) J2EE
11 2 (8.00%) Spring
11 2 (8.00%) WinForms
11 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
11 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (24.00%) SOA
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) AOP
7 4 (16.00%) OOP
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Test-First Development
9 2 (8.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) ERP
9 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (4.00%) Release Management
10 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP