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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £433 - -
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
Somerset

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
42 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 87.50% 73.33% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 42
Average daily rate £433 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.50% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) GitLab
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) QGIS
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) WCF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) GitLab
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) GIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Telerik