The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.18% 2.95% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 3.93% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £294 £475 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.15% +18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £324 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £480 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
TDD
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 229 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 74.48% 75.08% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 154 206
Median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.88 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.16% -3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.88 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £38.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Devon

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 6 £294 -38.15%
Plymouth +1 4 £285 -28.75%
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for TDD.

1 18 (75.00%) C#
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) BDD
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) NUnit
5 9 (37.50%) ISO 14001
5 9 (37.50%) ISO 9001
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) C++
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.83%) RESTful
10 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (16.67%) Spring
10 4 (16.67%) Java
10 4 (16.67%) OO
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.50%) HTML
11 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 3 (12.50%) CSS
11 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 802.15
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Tester
5 6 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
7 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) RESTful
4 4 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
7 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.17%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) BDD
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) SOLID
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) ISO 14001
1 9 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle