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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.31% 2.82% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 3.54% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate £365 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £346 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £388 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
308 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.42% 79.76% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 249 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) ECMAScript
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) LESS
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Grunt
5 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Bower

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bower
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
1 2 (28.57%) gulp
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) LESS
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) ECMAScript
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) SQL