The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.77% 5.15% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 7.63% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£313 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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
190 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 67.38% 67.53% 64.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 95 76
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £37.50
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 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 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnstaple - - - - 2
Exeter - - - - 1
Exmouth - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Tavistock - - - -
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (25.00%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Firmware
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (12.50%) OOD

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 1 (12.50%) CppUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) GoogleTest
1 1 (12.50%) NuGet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Ninject
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atmel