The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.71% 1.55% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.13% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 94 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 72.86% 72.87% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 29
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.04 £29.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL