The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Kingston Upon Thames 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.89% 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 86.79% 85.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 4
Average daily rate £348 £360 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +121.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
London

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

TDD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#