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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.79% 2.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 2.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
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£335 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
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 £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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
296 318 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.13% 79.10% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 243 205
Average daily rate £400 £413 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 11 (52.38%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
7 8 (38.10%) OOD
7 8 (38.10%) Retail
7 8 (38.10%) Spring
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) XSLT
9 6 (28.57%) JSP
9 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
9 6 (28.57%) WCF
9 6 (28.57%) Ajax
10 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
10 5 (23.81%) jQuery
10 5 (23.81%) JDBC
10 5 (23.81%) JUnit
10 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (23.81%) BDD
10 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) StyleCop
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Log4Net
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (38.10%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) XML Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) Spring
4 6 (28.57%) Ajax
4 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 6 (28.57%) WCF
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) XSLT
4 6 (28.57%) JSP
5 5 (23.81%) JDBC
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (19.05%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 8 (38.10%) OOD
4 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C++
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO