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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.39% 3.97% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 5.81% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £315 £410 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +31.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
170 172 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 77.63% 68.25% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 93 103
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 7
Median hourly rate £37.75 £17.98 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.98% +33.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.50 £67.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
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 25 June 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 +11 12 £314 +9.13% 1
Plymouth 0 1 - -
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) BDD
4 10 (45.45%) NUnit
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) ISO 14001
5 7 (31.82%) ISO 9001
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) RESTful
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) Spring
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Python
9 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.64%) C++
9 3 (13.64%) WPF
9 3 (13.64%) OOD
9 3 (13.64%) WinForms
9 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
9 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API

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 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) NUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Capybara
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Python Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) RESTful
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.64%) WinForms
4 3 (13.64%) WPF
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) NHibernate
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.55%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) System Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PHP 5
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO 14001
1 7 (31.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle