The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 6.98% - 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% - 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £390 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
TDD
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 77 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 79.84% 68.14% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 48
Average daily rate £403 £396 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +31.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) Selenium
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) Web Development
8 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (21.43%) Ruby
9 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
9 3 (21.43%) RESTful
9 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
9 3 (21.43%) WPF
9 3 (21.43%) LINQ

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
1 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Redis
2 3 (21.43%) Riak
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Moq
3 3 (21.43%) NUnit
3 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
3 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Zephyr
5 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
5 1 (7.14%) FxCop
5 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
5 1 (7.14%) StyleCop
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) LINQ
6 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (21.43%) React
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) SOLID
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Use Case
8 1 (7.14%) B2B
8 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.14%) Content Management
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
8 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) iptables
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Coverity