The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.81% - 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
TDD
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 47 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 78.05% 69.12% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 35
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) RDF
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Linked Data
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) RDF
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C#