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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.72% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£329 - -
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 £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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
328 241 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.28% 70.47% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 174 158
Average daily rate £438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £23.85 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £12.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £21.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (42.11%) SSH
3 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
3 8 (42.11%) Mac OS
3 8 (42.11%) Amazon S3
3 8 (42.11%) RSpec
3 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) Heroku
3 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
3 8 (42.11%) Backbone.js
3 8 (42.11%) GitHub
3 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 8 (42.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (42.11%) Sublime Text
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Scala
6 4 (21.05%) CouchDB
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
1 8 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon S3
1 8 (42.11%) Heroku
1 8 (42.11%) GitHub
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) CouchDB
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) RSpec
1 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
1 8 (42.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (42.11%) Sublime Text
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Scala Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
2 8 (42.11%) Backbone.js
2 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) JSP
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) SVG
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) Akka
4 4 (21.05%) Play Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Batik
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
6 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
6 2 (10.53%) JDBC
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) RAD
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 5 (26.32%) Scala
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
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