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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.96% 2.07% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 2.61% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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
181 153 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 67.04% 79.27% 65.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 89 63
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £19.46 £19.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% -32.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £21.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Devon region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Plymouth - 4 £420 -
Exeter -5 3 £288 -8.00% 6
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) Ruby
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (50.00%) Subversion
4 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 7 (50.00%) Puppet
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) JBoss
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) VirtualBox
5 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (35.71%) Java EE
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) Vagrant
5 5 (35.71%) Ansible
5 5 (35.71%) Docker
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) JBoss
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Java EE
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
7 1 (7.14%) API Development
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) MVVM
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Ruby
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VirtualBox
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
1 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Vagrant
3 2 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) IBM