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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 10.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
7 12 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 77.78% 92.31% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 16
Median daily rate £440 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £493 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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