The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.89% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
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%
TDD
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 126 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.17% 79.25% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 92
Average daily rate £373 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

TDD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript