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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 67 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.54% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.31% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 19
Average daily rate
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£340 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £181 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £505
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%
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
1785 1386 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.41% 66.73% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 722 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.75 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
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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 0 15 £320 +137.03%
Birmingham -1 12 £400 +11.11% 8
Warwickshire +1 11 £325 -27.77% 9
Staffordshire -8 1 - - 3
Solihull - 1 £330 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £243 - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 53 (70.67%) C#
2 49 (65.33%) .NET
3 42 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 41 (54.67%) MVC
5 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
6 33 (44.00%) HTML
7 29 (38.67%) CSS
8 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (32.00%) Ajax
10 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (29.33%) SQL
12 20 (26.67%) jQuery
13 19 (25.33%) Scrum
14 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
15 15 (20.00%) WCF
15 15 (20.00%) BDD
16 14 (18.67%) CSS3
16 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 13 (17.33%) Java
17 13 (17.33%) Oracle
18 12 (16.00%) Windows
19 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
19 11 (14.67%) HTTP
19 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
19 11 (14.67%) WPF
20 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
20 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
21 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
21 9 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (6.67%) Node.js
2 4 (5.33%) CICS
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) TPMS
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) HTTP
2 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.33%) ATM
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) VoIP
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.67%) MySQL
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.33%) DB2
5 4 (5.33%) Informix
5 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (9.33%) JMeter
3 6 (8.00%) NUnit
4 5 (6.67%) Maven
5 4 (5.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.00%) JIRA
6 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.33%) NBehave
8 1 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.33%) Moq
8 1 (1.33%) RubyGems
8 1 (1.33%) JBehave
General
1 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (77.33%) Developer
2 28 (37.33%) .NET Developer
3 21 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.67%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (65.33%) .NET
2 42 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 33 (44.00%) HTML
4 29 (38.67%) CSS
5 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (32.00%) Ajax
7 20 (26.67%) jQuery
8 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
9 15 (20.00%) WCF
10 14 (18.67%) CSS3
10 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (14.67%) WPF
12 9 (12.00%) Web Services
12 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (10.67%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (10.67%) Semantic HTML
13 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (10.67%) XML
13 8 (10.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.00%) WURFL
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) UNIX
3 5 (6.67%) Android
4 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.00%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Fedora
6 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) MVC
2 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (25.33%) Scrum
4 15 (20.00%) BDD
5 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (10.67%) Functional Programming
5 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.67%) OO
6 7 (9.33%) SOA
7 6 (8.00%) OOP
7 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.00%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Memory Management
8 5 (6.67%) Web Development
9 4 (5.33%) Document Management
9 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.33%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 53 (70.67%) C#
2 42 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 13 (17.33%) Java
5 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.33%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) VB6
8 2 (2.67%) VB
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.67%) ISSAP
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) MCTS
3 1 (1.33%) MCITP
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) MCP
3 1 (1.33%) MCAD
3 1 (1.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (5.33%) Sybase
5 3 (4.00%) AccuRev
5 3 (4.00%) hybris
6 2 (2.67%) CA
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) Facebook
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