The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.67% 0.86% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.12% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Median daily rate £345 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
TDD
Wiltshire

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
285 356 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.57% 76.39% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 264 256
Median daily rate £415 £443 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.75 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.80% +70.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for TDD.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 8 (66.67%) REST
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) Spring MVC
5 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
6 6 (50.00%) Mockito
6 6 (50.00%) Bitbucket
6 6 (50.00%) Sass
6 6 (50.00%) LDAP
7 5 (41.67%) Kanban
8 3 (25.00%) JDBC
8 3 (25.00%) JUnit
9 2 (16.67%) C#
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (16.67%) Selenium
9 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Docker

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (50.00%) Mockito
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 8 (66.67%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Sass
4 3 (25.00%) JDBC
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker