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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.55% 1.24% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £233 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £393 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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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
368 246 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.42% 76.16% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 188 246
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
6 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (40.00%) SSH
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) Mac OS
6 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
6 8 (40.00%) RSpec
6 8 (40.00%) HTML5
6 8 (40.00%) Heroku
6 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
6 8 (40.00%) GitHub
6 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (40.00%) Sublime Text
7 7 (35.00%) OOD
7 7 (35.00%) Spring
7 7 (35.00%) JSP
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cordys
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 8 (40.00%) Heroku
1 8 (40.00%) GitHub
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) RSpec
1 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (40.00%) Sublime Text
2 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
3 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
3 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) JSP
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) JDBC
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) XQuery
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Jaspersoft
Swindon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per month
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago