The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Swindon 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.58% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
328 296 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.28% 73.09% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 214 148
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
Wiltshire

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 23 July 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 (55.56%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) SSH
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (38.89%) Mac OS
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon S3
2 7 (38.89%) RSpec
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) Heroku
2 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
2 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
2 7 (38.89%) GitHub
2 7 (38.89%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (38.89%) Sublime Text
3 5 (27.78%) Scala
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) Akka
4 4 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
1 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon S3
1 7 (38.89%) Heroku
1 7 (38.89%) GitHub
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) CouchDB
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) RSpec
1 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
1 7 (38.89%) Karma Test Runner
1 7 (38.89%) Sublime Text
2 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Scala Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (38.89%) HTML5
1 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
1 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) Akka
2 4 (22.22%) Play Framework
2 4 (22.22%) Batik
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) SVG
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Process Management
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) RAD
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 5 (27.78%) Scala
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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