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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.75% 5.36% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 7.32% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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
131 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.37% 73.21% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 25 10
Average daily rate £420 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

TDD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
1 18 (90.00%) Scrum
1 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) Unit Testing
2 17 (85.00%) SOA
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Back Office
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) Selenium
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
9 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (75.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Scrum
2 17 (85.00%) Unit Testing
2 17 (85.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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