The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Walsall region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 3.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 75.86% 58.33% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 1
Average daily rate £388 £525 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +64.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.46 £9.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
West Midlands

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Walsall region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

TDD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA