The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.71% 2.91% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 3.75% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -40.14%
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
94 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 67.14% 77.67% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 22
Median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for TDD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#