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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
TDD
Staffordshire

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
37 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 86.05% 79.41% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 22
Average daily rate £325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET