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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.32% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
211 194 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.82% 68.31% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 100 74
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £277 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) MVC
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (35.71%) ATDD
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (32.14%) Semantic HTML
7 9 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (32.14%) Functional Programming
7 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (32.14%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (32.14%) CSS3
7 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
7 9 (32.14%) jQuery
7 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
7 9 (32.14%) NUnit
7 9 (32.14%) Ajax
7 9 (32.14%) Scrum
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
7 9 (32.14%) HTTP
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
1 9 (32.14%) NUnit
2 7 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (25.00%) NCover
2 7 (25.00%) StyleCop
2 7 (25.00%) MSTest
2 7 (25.00%) NDepend
2 7 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) NuGet
4 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.71%) JMeter
6 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) CRM Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (32.14%) Semantic HTML
3 9 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (32.14%) Razor View Engine
3 9 (32.14%) CSS3
3 9 (32.14%) jQuery
3 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
3 9 (32.14%) Ajax
3 9 (32.14%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) WCF
5 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
6 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Open Source
2 7 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) ATDD
5 9 (32.14%) Functional Programming
5 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
6 8 (28.57%) CRM
6 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
9 4 (14.29%) User Stories
9 4 (14.29%) Kanban
10 3 (10.71%) Memory Management
10 3 (10.71%) Feature Driven Development
10 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
10 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Motorola
5 1 (3.57%) CODA