The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.92% - 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% - 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£315 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 77.88% 76.92% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 14
Average daily rate £348 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
2 17 (94.44%) SOA
3 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
3 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
4 15 (83.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 15 (83.33%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Back Office
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
10 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
2 17 (94.44%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
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