The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - 14.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 23.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
TDD
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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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 78.26% 61.90% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate £310 £250 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -11.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.28 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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