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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.38% 1.09% 9.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.19% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 15
Median daily rate £368 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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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
34 84 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.95% 91.30% 83.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

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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 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) QGIS
1 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Oozie