The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.54% 1.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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 High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 75.38% 64.06% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 13
Average daily rate £305 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £126 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) LINQ
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WinForms
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) LINQ
1 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) JSLint
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle