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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / Midlands
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.79% 1.22% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.64% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
92 122 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.02% 74.39% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 35
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Mocha
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) Java SE
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blog
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) ES6
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible