The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Home Counties region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.41% 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 85.19% 50.00% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Average daily rate £413 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
TDD
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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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL