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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 41 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.39% 0.59% 9.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.95% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £308 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £368 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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
189 211 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.63% 62.61% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 100 65
Average daily rate £310 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 12
Average hourly rate £12.75 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £39.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
Market Harborough - 2 £300 -
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Publishing
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) DNN
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) Perforce
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce