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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
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
18 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 55.56% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 14
Average daily rate £450 £465 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £273 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £908 £465 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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