The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.90% 0.76% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 0.99% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
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 £39.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 304 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.21% 77.35% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 233 185
Average daily rate £444 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £255 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £34.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Swindon region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 14 (82.35%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) OOD
4 10 (58.82%) .NET
5 9 (52.94%) C#
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) BDD
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (47.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
6 8 (47.06%) WCF
6 8 (47.06%) jQuery
6 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
7 7 (41.18%) MSMQ
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 7 (41.18%) SOAP
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) Oracle
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 7 (41.18%) Spring
7 7 (41.18%) LINQ to SQL
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (41.18%) LINQ
7 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
8 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
8 6 (35.29%) Ajax

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) StyleCop
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.88%) Log4Net
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (47.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
3 8 (47.06%) WCF
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) MSMQ
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) LINQ to SQL
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (41.18%) LINQ
5 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) XSLT
5 6 (35.29%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 12 (70.59%) OOD
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
5 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
6 6 (35.29%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO