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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.86% 2.94% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 3.64% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £375 £369 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +40.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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Surrey

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
95 165 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 81.90% 80.88% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 68
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Rally
4 1 (20.00%) VersionOne
4 1 (20.00%) ATDD
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) Trello
4 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) ATDD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Test-First Development
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cadence
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Rally