The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Midlands 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 22 26
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 4.05% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.82% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 132 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.43% 59.46% 61.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 54
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 3 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby