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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 2 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 16.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £431 -
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
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
8 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 72.73% 83.33% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate £1,250 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+203.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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