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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 50 38 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +55
Contract jobs citing TDD 78 98 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.31% 4.02% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.96% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 14
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
1865 1974 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.06% 80.90% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1080 911
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 94
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £11.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -8 31 £458 -3.68% 9
Shropshire +27 11 £500 -9.09% 3
Birmingham -17 11 £400 +23.07% 11
Staffordshire +10 9 £341 -19.70% 5
Worcestershire +5 3 £375 -25.00% 3
Solihull -3 3 £350 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £400 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 153 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (52.46%) HTML
3 93 (50.82%) BDD
4 82 (44.81%) CSS
5 73 (39.89%) Scrum
6 72 (39.34%) .NET
7 71 (38.80%) JavaScript
8 69 (37.70%) MVC
9 57 (31.15%) Java
10 54 (29.51%) ASP.NET
10 54 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (26.78%) C#
12 48 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (25.14%) SQL
13 46 (25.14%) Microsoft
14 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 43 (23.50%) Web Services
16 42 (22.95%) HTML5
17 39 (21.31%) Kanban
18 35 (19.13%) AngularJS
19 34 (18.58%) Selenium
19 34 (18.58%) Web Development
20 29 (15.85%) Git (software)
20 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
21 28 (15.30%) CRM
22 27 (14.75%) SOLID
23 26 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web API
23 26 (14.21%) Jenkins
23 26 (14.21%) .NET Framework
24 25 (13.66%) Cucumber

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 11 (6.01%) Confluence
1 11 (6.01%) JBoss
1 11 (6.01%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.37%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (4.37%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.73%) Documentum
5 4 (2.19%) CMS
6 3 (1.64%) Apache
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.09%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.20%) SaaS
3 13 (7.10%) IaaS
3 13 (7.10%) PaaS
4 4 (2.19%) GitHub
5 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.55%) Google Play
6 1 (0.55%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) HTTP
2 3 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.01%) MySQL
3 8 (4.37%) DB2
3 8 (4.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.09%) HBase
5 2 (1.09%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.55%) Power BI
6 1 (0.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 34 (18.58%) Selenium
2 29 (15.85%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.21%) Jenkins
4 25 (13.66%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.84%) JUnit
6 16 (8.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (7.65%) JIRA
8 11 (6.01%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.46%) SpecFlow
10 9 (4.92%) Jasmine
10 9 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (4.92%) WebDriver
11 8 (4.37%) Log4j
11 8 (4.37%) RSpec
12 6 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (2.73%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.73%) Gradle
13 5 (2.73%) Maven
13 5 (2.73%) Protractor
14 4 (2.19%) NUnit
General
1 19 (10.38%) Marketing
2 10 (5.46%) Finance
3 8 (4.37%) Back Office
3 8 (4.37%) Games
4 6 (3.28%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (73.22%) Developer
2 37 (20.22%) .NET Developer
3 24 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.48%) CRM Developer
5 18 (9.84%) C# Developer
6 17 (9.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (7.65%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.10%) Agile Developer
9 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 9 (4.92%) Analyst
12 9 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (4.37%) Consultant
13 8 (4.37%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.83%) Technical Consultant
15 6 (3.28%) Architect
15 6 (3.28%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (52.46%) HTML
2 82 (44.81%) CSS
3 72 (39.34%) .NET
4 54 (29.51%) ASP.NET
5 48 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (23.50%) Web Services
7 42 (22.95%) HTML5
8 35 (19.13%) AngularJS
9 26 (14.21%) .NET Framework
9 26 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (13.11%) XML
11 23 (12.57%) RESTful
12 21 (11.48%) Entity Framework
12 21 (11.48%) Spring
13 18 (9.84%) REST
14 17 (9.29%) JSON
15 16 (8.74%) jQuery
15 16 (8.74%) React
15 16 (8.74%) Sass
16 15 (8.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Data Conversion
2 13 (7.10%) User Experience
3 3 (1.64%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.55%) iPad
5 1 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.73%) Linux
1 5 (2.73%) Windows
2 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.09%) Android
3 2 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (50.82%) BDD
3 73 (39.89%) Scrum
4 69 (37.70%) MVC
5 54 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (21.31%) Kanban
7 34 (18.58%) Web Development
8 28 (15.30%) CRM
9 27 (14.75%) SOLID
10 22 (12.02%) Data Migration
10 22 (12.02%) Migration
10 22 (12.02%) OO
11 21 (11.48%) Test Automation
12 20 (10.93%) Domain-Driven Design
12 20 (10.93%) Front End Development
13 19 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (9.29%) Campaign Management
14 17 (9.29%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (9.29%) User Stories
15 15 (8.20%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.80%) JavaScript
2 57 (31.15%) Java
3 49 (26.78%) C#
4 46 (25.14%) SQL
5 15 (8.20%) Scala
6 10 (5.46%) Python
7 7 (3.83%) PHP
8 6 (3.28%) Ruby
9 4 (2.19%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.64%) ES6
10 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.64%) XAML
11 2 (1.09%) Groovy
11 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.09%) R
12 1 (0.55%) Go
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.37%) ISEB
4 6 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CITP
6 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) Degree
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) QA
2 4 (2.19%) WCAG
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Ansible
1 6 (3.28%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Grafana
3 1 (0.55%) Kibana
3 1 (0.55%) logstash
3 1 (0.55%) rkt
Vendors
1 46 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle
3 8 (4.37%) IBM
3 8 (4.37%) Misys
4 5 (2.73%) Apple
4 5 (2.73%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.64%) Google
5 3 (1.64%) WSO2
6 2 (1.09%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.09%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.09%) Informatica
6 2 (1.09%) Pega
6 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.09%) SAP
6 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.55%) Birst
7 1 (0.55%) hybris
7 1 (0.55%) Kony
7 1 (0.55%) Splunk
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on skill set
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago