The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 38 62 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Contract jobs citing TDD 98 66 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.13% 2.53% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 3.06% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 16
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Midlands region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +4 29 £525 +16.66% 5
Birmingham +10 27 £438 -2.77% 12
Shropshire +40 18 £488 -11.36% 4
Staffordshire +7 8 £345 - 7
Herefordshire - 4 £285 -
Solihull 0 2 £350 - 6
Wolverhampton +1 1 £300 -
Worcestershire -2 1 - - 6
Warwickshire -16 1 £375 -3.22% 5
Smethwick - 1 - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 171 (85.93%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (55.28%) BDD
3 92 (46.23%) HTML
4 82 (41.21%) .NET
5 79 (39.70%) JavaScript
6 78 (39.20%) CSS
7 74 (37.19%) MVC
7 74 (37.19%) Scrum
8 62 (31.16%) ASP.NET
9 61 (30.65%) Java
9 61 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (28.14%) Microsoft
11 53 (26.63%) C#
11 53 (26.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 53 (26.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (25.63%) SQL
13 43 (21.61%) Web Services
14 39 (19.60%) HTML5
15 38 (19.10%) Kanban
16 37 (18.59%) AngularJS
17 35 (17.59%) Web Development
18 32 (16.08%) SQL Server
18 32 (16.08%) CRM
18 32 (16.08%) Selenium
19 31 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 31 (15.58%) SOLID
20 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
21 28 (14.07%) RESTful
21 28 (14.07%) .NET Framework
22 26 (13.07%) Data Migration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (5.03%) Confluence
2 6 (3.02%) JBoss
3 5 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.01%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.51%) CMS
5 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.01%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.01%) Documentum
6 2 (1.01%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (11.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 53 (26.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.54%) SaaS
3 13 (6.53%) IaaS
3 13 (6.53%) PaaS
4 5 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.01%) GitHub
5 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.50%) Google Play
6 1 (0.50%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) HTTP
1 2 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) MongoDB
2 13 (6.53%) MySQL
3 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.51%) QlikView
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.01%) HBase
6 2 (1.01%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 32 (16.08%) Selenium
2 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
3 24 (12.06%) Jenkins
4 23 (11.56%) Cucumber
5 19 (9.55%) JUnit
6 17 (8.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (6.53%) JIRA
7 13 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (5.03%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.52%) SpecFlow
9 9 (4.52%) WebDriver
10 8 (4.02%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.02%) NUnit
10 8 (4.02%) RSpec
11 6 (3.02%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.02%) Subversion
12 5 (2.51%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (2.51%) Maven
12 5 (2.51%) Mockito
12 5 (2.51%) MSTest
General
1 24 (12.06%) Marketing
2 13 (6.53%) Finance
3 8 (4.02%) Games
4 6 (3.02%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Electronics
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 157 (78.89%) Developer
2 37 (18.59%) .NET Developer
3 33 (16.58%) Java Developer
4 25 (12.56%) CRM Developer
5 20 (10.05%) Senior Developer
6 19 (9.55%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (7.04%) Agile Developer
9 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 11 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.52%) Analyst
13 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Developer
13 7 (3.52%) Software Developer
14 6 (3.02%) Architect
14 6 (3.02%) Lead Developer
14 6 (3.02%) Test Analyst
14 6 (3.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (46.23%) HTML
2 82 (41.21%) .NET
3 78 (39.20%) CSS
4 62 (31.16%) ASP.NET
5 53 (26.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (21.61%) Web Services
7 39 (19.60%) HTML5
8 37 (18.59%) AngularJS
9 31 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (14.07%) .NET Framework
10 28 (14.07%) RESTful
11 26 (13.07%) Entity Framework
12 25 (12.56%) REST
13 23 (11.56%) React
14 22 (11.06%) Spring
15 21 (10.55%) JSON
15 21 (10.55%) XML
16 17 (8.54%) jQuery
17 15 (7.54%) Node.js
18 14 (7.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) User Experience
2 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.02%) Linux
1 6 (3.02%) Windows
2 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.01%) Android
3 2 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (85.93%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (55.28%) BDD
3 74 (37.19%) MVC
3 74 (37.19%) Scrum
4 61 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (19.10%) Kanban
6 35 (17.59%) Web Development
7 32 (16.08%) CRM
8 31 (15.58%) SOLID
9 26 (13.07%) Data Migration
9 26 (13.07%) Migration
10 24 (12.06%) Domain-Driven Design
11 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
12 21 (10.55%) Campaign Management
12 21 (10.55%) Data Conversion
13 20 (10.05%) Front End Development
14 19 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (9.55%) Continuous Deployment
14 19 (9.55%) Microservices
15 17 (8.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 79 (39.70%) JavaScript
2 61 (30.65%) Java
3 53 (26.63%) C#
4 51 (25.63%) SQL
5 14 (7.04%) Scala
6 9 (4.52%) PHP
7 8 (4.02%) Ruby
8 7 (3.52%) Python
9 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.01%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.51%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.51%) ES6
11 3 (1.51%) Groovy
11 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.51%) XAML
12 2 (1.01%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.01%) R
12 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.52%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (3.02%) ISEB
3 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) Degree
4 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.01%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) QA
2 4 (2.01%) WCAG
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.03%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Puppet
2 4 (2.01%) Ansible
3 3 (1.51%) Grafana
3 3 (1.51%) Kibana
3 3 (1.51%) logstash
3 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.51%) rkt
4 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (28.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.52%) Oracle
3 5 (2.51%) Apple
4 4 (2.01%) WSO2
5 3 (1.51%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.51%) Google
5 3 (1.51%) Splunk
5 3 (1.51%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.01%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.01%) IBM
6 2 (1.01%) Informatica
6 2 (1.01%) Misys
6 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.01%) SAP
6 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.50%) CODA
7 1 (0.50%) hybris
7 1 (0.50%) Kony
7 1 (0.50%) Pega
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