The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.47% 2.13% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 2.71% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
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£345 £135 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% -65.38%
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 £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
TDD
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
291 221 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 76.58% 78.37% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 72 131
Average daily rate £365 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £217 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 20 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.58 £28.50 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 28 (96.55%) C#
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 26 (89.66%) MVC
3 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
4 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
5 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (55.17%) CSS
6 16 (55.17%) HTML
7 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
8 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (37.93%) Ajax
9 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
10 10 (34.48%) WCF
11 9 (31.03%) NHibernate
11 9 (31.03%) SQL
11 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
11 9 (31.03%) BDD
12 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (27.59%) CSS3
12 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (24.14%) Semantic HTML
13 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (24.14%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (24.14%) Castle Windsor
13 7 (24.14%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (24.14%) jQuery
13 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) NUnit
3 4 (13.79%) MSBuild
4 3 (10.34%) JMeter
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.45%) Moq
6 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.45%) NBehave
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
3 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 16 (55.17%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) Ajax
5 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
6 10 (34.48%) WCF
7 9 (31.03%) NHibernate
8 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (27.59%) CSS3
8 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (24.14%) Semantic HTML
9 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (24.14%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (24.14%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (24.14%) WPF
9 7 (24.14%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) MVC
2 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) AOP
7 4 (13.79%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.90%) OO
9 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (3.45%) MVVM
10 1 (3.45%) Memory Management
10 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
10 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) HP