The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.87% 2.49% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.16% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£503 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -5.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 190 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 73.83% 78.84% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 123 90
Average daily rate £413 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £320 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £574 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Groovy
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) OOP
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) QUnit
7 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 2 (20.00%) Big Data
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) JUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Mocha
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) Symfony
4 2 (20.00%) Grails
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) SEO
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft