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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +1.26%
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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
74 71 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 75.51% 70.30% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 19
Average daily rate £500 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £463 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Hudson
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft