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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.01% 5.16% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 6.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 1
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£318 £363 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% +168.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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%
TDD
West Midlands

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
240 283 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.07% 81.09% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 144 52
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) CRM
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Ajax
6 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (28.57%) NServiceBus
6 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Programming
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) NServiceBus
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (14.29%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Programming
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) AOP
6 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP