The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 12 6
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 7.41% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.70% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
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- £413 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
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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 Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 52.63% 85.19% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate £350 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties