The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.71% 5.00% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 7.35% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -4.57%
TDD
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 68 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 83.81% 68.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 64
Median daily rate £463 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £38.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.76% +120.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £33.18 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £44.09 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for TDD.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Haskell
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) DNN
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) C#

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) DHTML
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) ATDD
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Haskell
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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