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 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 11 16
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 3.03% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.57% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
56 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 78.87% 84.85% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 23
Median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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