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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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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
106 150 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.39% 72.46% 67.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 66
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Grunt
4 3 (37.50%) Bower
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
1 3 (37.50%) Grunt
1 3 (37.50%) Bower
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft