The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 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 Devon 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.31% 1.63% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 2.19% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £368 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 - £323
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 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 137 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.23% 74.46% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 59
Average daily rate £363 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 16
Average hourly rate £33.25 £19.39 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.48% +29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £19.39 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £93.32 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
TDD
South West

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +6 4 £310 - 1
Exmouth - - - - 1
Barnstaple - - - -
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) REST
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) WCF
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
7 4 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) Intalio
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) CSS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) ReSharper
3 3 (18.75%) NUnit
3 3 (18.75%) NuGet
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Web Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) REST
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (31.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Ninject
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (6.25%) Android Development
7 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Intalio
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft