The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Welwyn Garden City 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.63% 3.45% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 4.35% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £275
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 £41.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 75.00% 79.31% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 8
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
TDD
Hertfordshire

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) XHTML
3 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) XPath
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (42.86%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) N-Tier

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) UI Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XSLT
1 3 (42.86%) XHTML
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) Semantic HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft