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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.29% - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£369 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
166 163 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 79.05% 75.12% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 78 70
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 20
Average hourly rate £18.90 £33.50 £48.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% -30.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.78 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £165.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) Big Data
4 5 (41.67%) MVVM
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) JRuby
5 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (33.33%) Redis
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Games
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test-First Development

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) IPv6
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (33.33%) Redis
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Valgrind
2 1 (8.33%) GCC
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) JRuby
3 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) HATEOAS
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) STL
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVVM
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Game Development
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test-First Development
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cadence
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce