The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.28% - 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% - 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 127 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 75.85% 72.99% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 67
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (60.00%) Jasmine
4 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (40.00%) RavenDB
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (13.33%) CSS
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) XML
9 2 (13.33%) CRM
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (13.33%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (40.00%) RavenDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft