The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.33% 3.28% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 4.17% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate
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- £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +1.26%
TDD
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 240 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.68% 78.69% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 97 51
Average daily rate £338 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £129 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Leicestershire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
Leicester - - - - 6
Loughborough - - - - 2
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - -
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Heroku
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Kentico
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (40.00%) WAI
4 2 (40.00%) Django
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Kentico
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) DTS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Django Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (40.00%) Django
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
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