The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.69% 1.31% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.94% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£313 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £52.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +33.97%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 103 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 75.81% 67.32% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 41
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.20 £19.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.30 £30.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 3 £333 +0.75% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £300 - 1
TDD
West Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) VBScript
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Subversion
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) C# Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Programmer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Programmer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Architect
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) WCF
2 5 (38.46%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) LINQ
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
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