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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £65.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -38.69%
TDD
South East

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 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 83.33% 80.00% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 10
Median daily rate £445 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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