The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 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 Taunton 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.58% 8.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 12.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+113.53% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 82.63% 67.24% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 16 22
Average daily rate £358 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £407 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

TDD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) Scrum
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SOA
3 15 (83.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 15 (83.33%) Unit Testing
4 13 (72.22%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) Back Office
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
9 1 (5.56%) SharePoint

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 15 (83.33%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Scrum
1 16 (88.89%) SOA
2 15 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft