The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 9 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.74% 6.67% 10.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.44% 7.41% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Median daily rate £363 £429 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% +31.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £355 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £455 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 72.58% 90.00% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 52
Median daily rate £313 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Taunton region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 17 (94.44%) C#
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
2 12 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Kanban
4 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 10 (55.56%) QA
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) NServiceBus
5 9 (50.00%) Line Management
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (33.33%) Selenium
8 6 (33.33%) WPF
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
8 6 (33.33%) BDD
8 6 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 6 (33.33%) Gherkin
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (27.78%) K2 blackpearl

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (55.56%) NServiceBus
2 5 (27.78%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Developer in Test
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 6 (33.33%) WPF
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (27.78%) WF
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Kanban
4 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
5 9 (50.00%) Line Management
6 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) BDD
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow
9 1 (5.56%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
9 1 (5.56%) Open Source
9 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Oozie