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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.86% 4.35% 18.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 7.14% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
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 £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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
26 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 74.29% 60.87% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 22
Average daily rate £325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.44 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

TDD
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

TDD
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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) TIBCO