The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 8 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.33% 2.13% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 2.94% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£322 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 83.33% 72.34% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 26
Average daily rate £375 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
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