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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 54 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 91 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.15% 2.42% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.21% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 27
Average daily rate £450 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £538 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
TDD
England

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
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +4 26 £450 +40.62% 3
Birmingham +10 24 £363 +3.57% 6
Warwickshire 0 11 £450 +38.46% 14
Shropshire -33 11 £488 -18.75% 3
Staffordshire +5 6 £350 +16.47% 9
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 144 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (46.89%) C#
3 66 (37.29%) .NET
4 58 (32.77%) JavaScript
5 57 (32.20%) Scrum
6 55 (31.07%) HTML
7 48 (27.12%) BDD
8 45 (25.42%) CSS
9 44 (24.86%) Java
9 44 (24.86%) AngularJS
10 42 (23.73%) MVC
11 41 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (18.08%) SQL
13 31 (17.51%) OO
13 31 (17.51%) HTML5
14 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
15 27 (15.25%) ASP.NET
16 26 (14.69%) jQuery
17 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
17 25 (14.12%) CSS3
17 25 (14.12%) SOLID
18 24 (13.56%) SQL Server
19 23 (12.99%) Kanban
20 21 (11.86%) DevOps
21 20 (11.30%) Spring
21 20 (11.30%) Web Services
22 18 (10.17%) WCF
22 18 (10.17%) Configuration Management
22 18 (10.17%) Front End Development
23 17 (9.60%) Backbone.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.78%) Node.js
2 5 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.69%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) Confluence
4 2 (1.13%) IIS
4 2 (1.13%) JBoss
4 2 (1.13%) Liferay
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) BigMachines
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.69%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.52%) GitHub
3 7 (3.95%) SaaS
4 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) Internet
2 5 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) DSL
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.34%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.26%) MySQL
4 4 (2.26%) Redis
4 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.13%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.78%) Grunt
4 9 (5.08%) Selenium
4 9 (5.08%) Subversion
4 9 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.52%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.52%) JIRA
6 7 (3.95%) NUnit
6 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.39%) gulp
7 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.26%) Maven
9 4 (2.26%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.26%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.13%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (6.21%) Finance
2 7 (3.95%) Games
3 4 (2.26%) Marketing
4 3 (1.69%) Automotive
4 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.13%) Advertising
5 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (61.02%) Developer
2 31 (17.51%) .NET Developer
3 30 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 19 (10.73%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (9.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (6.21%) Agile Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Angular Developer
8 10 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) Scrum Master
9 9 (5.08%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Agile C# Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Architect
11 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.95%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.29%) .NET
2 55 (31.07%) HTML
3 45 (25.42%) CSS
4 44 (24.86%) AngularJS
5 31 (17.51%) HTML5
6 27 (15.25%) ASP.NET
7 26 (14.69%) jQuery
8 25 (14.12%) CSS3
9 20 (11.30%) Spring
9 20 (11.30%) Web Services
10 18 (10.17%) WCF
11 17 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (9.60%) Backbone.js
11 17 (9.60%) Hibernate
12 16 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (9.04%) Sass
12 16 (9.04%) WPF
13 14 (7.91%) .NET Framework
13 14 (7.91%) J2EE
14 13 (7.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.82%) User Experience
3 3 (1.69%) Fintech
3 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.69%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.13%) Blog
4 2 (1.13%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.52%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.26%) Android
5 2 (1.13%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.20%) Scrum
3 48 (27.12%) BDD
4 42 (23.73%) MVC
5 41 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (17.51%) OO
7 25 (14.12%) SOLID
8 23 (12.99%) Kanban
9 21 (11.86%) DevOps
10 18 (10.17%) Configuration Management
10 18 (10.17%) Front End Development
11 16 (9.04%) Open Source
12 15 (8.47%) MVVM
13 13 (7.34%) Automated Testing
13 13 (7.34%) Web Development
14 12 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (6.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (6.21%) Software Engineering
16 10 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (5.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.89%) C#
2 58 (32.77%) JavaScript
3 44 (24.86%) Java
4 32 (18.08%) SQL
5 6 (3.39%) PHP
6 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.26%) C
7 4 (2.26%) Scala
8 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.69%) Groovy
8 3 (1.69%) Perl
9 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.13%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.65%) ISEB
2 8 (4.52%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (8.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.39%) Puppet
3 4 (2.26%) Graphite
4 2 (1.13%) Ansible
4 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) Kibana
5 1 (0.56%) logstash
5 1 (0.56%) Terraform
5 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.21%) Oracle
3 6 (3.39%) Google
4 5 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.69%) Siebel
5 3 (1.69%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.13%) Apigee
6 2 (1.13%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.13%) hybris
6 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.13%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Pega
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) WSO2
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