The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.65% 12.50% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 16.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate £353 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 67.44% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 24
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Staffordshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) WURFL
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
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