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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 73 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 41 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 1.36% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.97% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 25
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£375 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
1583 1473 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.06% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 816 661
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 72 119
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +6 15 £463 -11.90% 1
Birmingham -6 10 £375 -16.66% 8
Warwickshire -2 7 £350 +55.55% 8
Staffordshire -4 2 £350 +40.00% 3
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (51.76%) .NET
3 39 (45.88%) C#
4 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
5 29 (34.12%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
7 25 (29.41%) HTML
7 25 (29.41%) CSS
8 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
9 20 (23.53%) Web Services
9 20 (23.53%) Java
9 20 (23.53%) MVC
9 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
10 19 (22.35%) BDD
10 19 (22.35%) Scrum
11 18 (21.18%) SQL
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (18.82%) CRM
13 16 (18.82%) Oracle
13 16 (18.82%) ATDD
13 16 (18.82%) Ajax
14 15 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
14 15 (17.65%) jQuery
14 15 (17.65%) HTTP
15 14 (16.47%) OO
15 14 (16.47%) NUnit
16 12 (14.12%) Spring
16 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (14.12%) WCF
16 12 (14.12%) SpecFlow

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (10.59%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.71%) CICS
3 4 (4.71%) Node.js
3 4 (4.71%) TPMS
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.18%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) ATM
2 4 (4.71%) LAN
2 4 (4.71%) VoIP
2 4 (4.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.24%) MySQL
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.71%) DB2
6 4 (4.71%) Informix
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.35%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.35%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) NUnit
2 12 (14.12%) SpecFlow
3 11 (12.94%) NCover
3 11 (12.94%) StyleCop
3 11 (12.94%) MSTest
3 11 (12.94%) NDepend
3 11 (12.94%) MSBuild
3 11 (12.94%) ReSharper
4 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.59%) Maven
5 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.24%) JMeter
7 5 (5.88%) NuGet
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (4.71%) Hudson
9 3 (3.53%) Ant
10 2 (2.35%) Selenium
11 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (63.53%) Developer
2 16 (18.82%) C# Developer
3 14 (16.47%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Architect
5 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.88%) CRM Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Test Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) HTML
2 25 (29.41%) CSS
3 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
4 20 (23.53%) Web Services
4 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 16 (18.82%) Ajax
6 15 (17.65%) jQuery
7 12 (14.12%) Spring
7 12 (14.12%) WCF
7 12 (14.12%) CSS3
7 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
8 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 10 (11.76%) XML
9 10 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (10.59%) Semantic HTML
10 9 (10.59%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.41%) Open Source
3 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.53%) User Experience
7 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.18%) Wiki
8 1 (1.18%) iPad
8 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) UNIX
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (23.53%) MVC
4 19 (22.35%) BDD
4 19 (22.35%) Scrum
5 16 (18.82%) CRM
5 16 (18.82%) ATDD
6 14 (16.47%) OO
7 11 (12.94%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.59%) Functional Programming
9 9 (10.59%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (10.59%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (10.59%) Low Latency
10 8 (9.41%) Pair Programming
11 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.06%) Workflow
12 6 (7.06%) Project Management
12 6 (7.06%) Memory Management
12 6 (7.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) C#
2 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.53%) Java
4 18 (21.18%) SQL
5 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
6 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.71%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) VB
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) ISSAP
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.35%) MCITP
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) Sybase
5 2 (2.35%) CA
5 2 (2.35%) Motorola
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) CODA
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
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Quantica Technology - London
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Posted: 9 days ago