The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 25 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% - 5.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
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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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
105 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.36% 77.11% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 23
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +177.77%
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 Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Clojure
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Clojure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef