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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 58 38 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +51
Contract jobs citing TDD 92 93 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.93% 3.90% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 5.19% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 24
Median daily rate £425 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £315 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
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
2579 1792 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.21% 75.17% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1097 960
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 134
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -22 33 £375 - 14
Shropshire - 23 £488 - 1
Coventry -19 15 £425 +23.18% 9
Warwickshire -7 5 £325 -1.88% 6
Worcestershire - 2 £275 -
Staffordshire -5 1 £310 -13.28% 11
Solihull - 1 £325 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 134 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (41.01%) HTML
3 68 (38.20%) Java
4 63 (35.39%) CSS
5 57 (32.02%) C#
6 56 (31.46%) JavaScript
6 56 (31.46%) .NET
7 51 (28.65%) Scrum
8 46 (25.84%) BDD
9 43 (24.16%) SQL Server
9 43 (24.16%) SQL
10 42 (23.60%) MVC
11 40 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (19.66%) Web Services
12 35 (19.66%) AngularJS
13 34 (19.10%) Web Development
14 32 (17.98%) XML
15 30 (16.85%) Git (software)
16 29 (16.29%) HTML5
17 26 (14.61%) Oracle
18 24 (13.48%) JSP
18 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
18 24 (13.48%) CSS3
19 23 (12.92%) Tomcat
19 23 (12.92%) OO
19 23 (12.92%) Spring
19 23 (12.92%) jQuery
20 22 (12.36%) Finance
20 22 (12.36%) Front End Development
21 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET

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 23 (12.92%) Tomcat
2 20 (11.24%) JBoss
2 20 (11.24%) WebLogic
2 20 (11.24%) WebLogic Portal
2 20 (11.24%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.93%) CMS
4 5 (2.81%) nginx
5 3 (1.69%) Confluence
6 2 (1.12%) Apache
6 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.12%) Liferay
6 2 (1.12%) WordPress
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.25%) SaaS
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) GitHub
3 3 (1.69%) Google Play
4 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) DSL
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.24%) DB2
2 20 (11.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.25%) MySQL
5 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.12%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.12%) Redis
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.24%) Log4j
3 18 (10.11%) Maven
4 14 (7.87%) Grunt
4 14 (7.87%) Selenium
5 13 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (6.74%) SoapUI
7 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.49%) NUnit
8 8 (4.49%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.93%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.93%) JIRA
9 7 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (3.93%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.37%) gulp
10 6 (3.37%) Spock
10 6 (3.37%) TestNG
10 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.81%) JUnit
General
1 22 (12.36%) Finance
2 20 (11.24%) Back Office
3 13 (7.30%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Games
4 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 104 (58.43%) Developer
2 28 (15.73%) .NET Developer
3 22 (12.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (10.67%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.55%) Consultant
6 16 (8.99%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.30%) Architect
7 13 (7.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (6.74%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (6.18%) Java Architect
9 11 (6.18%) Software Architect
10 10 (5.62%) Java Software Architect
10 10 (5.62%) Web Developer
11 9 (5.06%) Agile Developer
11 9 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.06%) UI Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.93%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (41.01%) HTML
2 63 (35.39%) CSS
3 56 (31.46%) .NET
4 35 (19.66%) AngularJS
4 35 (19.66%) Web Services
5 32 (17.98%) XML
6 29 (16.29%) HTML5
7 24 (13.48%) CSS3
7 24 (13.48%) JSP
8 23 (12.92%) jQuery
8 23 (12.92%) Spring
9 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET
10 20 (11.24%) Java EE
10 20 (11.24%) JMS
11 19 (10.67%) Sass
12 18 (10.11%) Backbone.js
12 18 (10.11%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (9.55%) J2EE
14 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
1 5 (2.81%) User Experience
2 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.69%) Fintech
2 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (1.69%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.56%) iPad
4 1 (0.56%) iPhone
4 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.43%) Linux
2 9 (5.06%) Windows
3 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) MVS
6 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.65%) Scrum
3 46 (25.84%) BDD
4 42 (23.60%) MVC
5 40 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (19.10%) Web Development
7 23 (12.92%) OO
8 22 (12.36%) Front End Development
9 20 (11.24%) Automated Testing
9 20 (11.24%) SOLID
10 18 (10.11%) Open Source
10 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (8.99%) Kanban
13 14 (7.87%) DevOps
13 14 (7.87%) Microservices
13 14 (7.87%) User Stories
14 10 (5.62%) Process Improvement
14 10 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (5.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.20%) Java
2 57 (32.02%) C#
3 56 (31.46%) JavaScript
4 43 (24.16%) SQL
5 11 (6.18%) Scala
6 7 (3.93%) Groovy
7 6 (3.37%) PHP
8 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.25%) Ruby
9 4 (2.25%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.69%) Python
10 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) ES6
12 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.06%) ISEB
2 8 (4.49%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Puppet
2 12 (6.74%) Graphite
3 9 (5.06%) Consul
4 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.12%) Ansible
5 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.12%) Kibana
5 2 (1.12%) logstash
6 1 (0.56%) Terraform
6 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (14.61%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.24%) IBM
3 20 (11.24%) Misys
4 4 (2.25%) Pega
5 3 (1.69%) Google
5 3 (1.69%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) WSO2
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