The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 19 24
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.04% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.49% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
TDD
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 67 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 71.19% 69.79% 55.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 50
Average daily rate £264 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - - - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell