The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 19 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.23% - 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% - 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £345 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
140 117 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.07% 80.69% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 87 62
Median daily rate £338 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +17.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £338 - 1
Stafford - 2 £370 -
TDD
West Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) CSS
5 9 (47.37%) HTML5
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) MySQL
8 6 (31.58%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
10 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 4 (21.05%) BDD
10 4 (21.05%) React
10 4 (21.05%) SOLID
10 4 (21.05%) WPF
10 4 (21.05%) Selenium
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.79%) OO
11 3 (15.79%) Games
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (15.79%) Kanban
11 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) NUnit
2 2 (10.53%) RSpec
2 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) React
5 4 (21.05%) WPF
6 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) Laravel
7 2 (10.53%) Node.js
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) Sass
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) SOLID
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Microservices
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.26%) ES6
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Apple
1 2 (10.53%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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