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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 16 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.17% - 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £338 - £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
50 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 69.44% 90.24% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 20
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for TDD.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) SOLID
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 3 (37.50%) Angular 2
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) React
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)

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

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Angular 2
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) React
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ES6
4 1 (12.50%) Java