The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% 2.67% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 3.20% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -2.85%
TDD
England

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
157 125 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.34% 83.33% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 48
Median daily rate £500 £470 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) DOM
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Dojo
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Guice
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Dojo
1 2 (40.00%) DOM
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Guice
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft