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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 92 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.97% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.81% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £324 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
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
1482 1458 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.39% 69.93% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 787 619
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 £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 73 113
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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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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
Warwickshire -2 8 £325 +41.30% 16
Birmingham -9 6 £375 -16.66% 6
Coventry -2 2 £378 +7.85% 2
Staffordshire -2 1 - - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) .NET
3 34 (43.04%) C#
4 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
5 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
6 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
7 21 (26.58%) HTML
7 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET
7 21 (26.58%) CSS
8 20 (25.32%) Web Services
8 20 (25.32%) Java
9 19 (24.05%) Scrum
10 18 (22.78%) BDD
11 16 (20.25%) ATDD
11 16 (20.25%) MVC
12 15 (18.99%) SQL
12 15 (18.99%) CRM
12 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.72%) Oracle
13 14 (17.72%) NUnit
13 14 (17.72%) Ajax
13 14 (17.72%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (16.46%) jQuery
14 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
15 12 (15.19%) HTTP
15 12 (15.19%) SpecFlow
15 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (13.92%) Domain-Driven Design
16 11 (13.92%) PowerShell

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.06%) CICS
3 4 (5.06%) TPMS
3 4 (5.06%) Node.js
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.06%) ATM
2 4 (5.06%) LAN
2 4 (5.06%) VoIP
2 4 (5.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) MySQL
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) DB2
4 4 (5.06%) Informix
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) NUnit
2 12 (15.19%) SpecFlow
3 11 (13.92%) ReSharper
3 11 (13.92%) NCover
3 11 (13.92%) StyleCop
3 11 (13.92%) MSTest
3 11 (13.92%) NDepend
3 11 (13.92%) MSBuild
4 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.13%) Maven
5 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.33%) JMeter
7 5 (6.33%) NuGet
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (5.06%) Hudson
9 3 (3.80%) Ant
9 3 (3.80%) Selenium
10 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Automotive
2 3 (3.80%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Architect
2 13 (16.46%) .NET Developer
2 13 (16.46%) C# Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.33%) CRM Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.80%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (2.53%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (49.37%) .NET
2 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
3 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET
3 21 (26.58%) CSS
3 21 (26.58%) HTML
4 20 (25.32%) Web Services
5 14 (17.72%) Ajax
6 13 (16.46%) jQuery
6 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
7 11 (13.92%) Spring
8 10 (12.66%) CSS3
9 9 (11.39%) WCF
9 9 (11.39%) XML
10 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (8.86%) Java EE
11 7 (8.86%) EJB
11 7 (8.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (10.13%) N-Tier
2 8 (10.13%) Open Source
3 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Wiki
7 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) UNIX
1 6 (7.59%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (24.05%) Scrum
4 18 (22.78%) BDD
5 16 (20.25%) ATDD
5 16 (20.25%) MVC
6 15 (18.99%) CRM
7 11 (13.92%) OO
7 11 (13.92%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.86%) Low Latency
9 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.86%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (8.86%) Pair Programming
10 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.59%) Functional Programming
10 6 (7.59%) User Stories
11 5 (6.33%) Refactoring
11 5 (6.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) C#
2 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.32%) Java
4 15 (18.99%) SQL
5 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.06%) Ruby
8 3 (3.80%) VB
8 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.80%) VB6
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) ISSAP
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) HP
4 4 (5.06%) Sybase
5 2 (2.53%) CA
5 2 (2.53%) Motorola
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) CODA
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
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