The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 86 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 32 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.50% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.26% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 19
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£388 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+113.53% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1720 1281 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.44% 66.30% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 642 761
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 59 71
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.80 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
TDD
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 18 £381 +182.40% 1
Birmingham -4 8 £388 +7.63% 5
Warwickshire -4 3 £300 +36.36% 4
Staffordshire -4 1 £330 +1.53% 6
Solihull - 1 £330 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £243 - 2
Shropshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (79.17%) C#
2 55 (76.39%) .NET
3 46 (63.89%) ASP.NET
3 46 (63.89%) MVC
4 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
5 36 (50.00%) HTML
6 32 (44.44%) CSS
6 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 22 (30.56%) SQL
9 21 (29.17%) Scrum
10 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
11 17 (23.61%) BDD
12 16 (22.22%) WCF
12 16 (22.22%) WPF
12 16 (22.22%) jQuery
13 15 (20.83%) Ajax
13 15 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (19.44%) NHibernate
15 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (16.67%) Java
16 12 (16.67%) Windows
16 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (15.28%) Spring.NET
17 11 (15.28%) Dependency Injection
17 11 (15.28%) Castle Windsor
18 10 (13.89%) Oracle
18 10 (13.89%) Web Services
18 10 (13.89%) SOA
18 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (4.17%) Apache
1 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) NUnit
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.56%) Maven
4 4 (5.56%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.17%) JMeter
5 3 (4.17%) Subversion
5 3 (4.17%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Ant
6 2 (2.78%) Selenium
6 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.78%) MSTest
7 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.39%) Moq
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (83.33%) Developer
2 33 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Architect
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (76.39%) .NET
2 46 (63.89%) ASP.NET
3 36 (50.00%) HTML
4 32 (44.44%) CSS
4 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
6 16 (22.22%) WCF
6 16 (22.22%) WPF
6 16 (22.22%) jQuery
7 15 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 15 (20.83%) Ajax
8 14 (19.44%) NHibernate
9 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (15.28%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (15.28%) Spring.NET
11 10 (13.89%) CSS3
11 10 (13.89%) Web Services
12 9 (12.50%) XML
12 9 (12.50%) HTML5
13 7 (9.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
1 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.17%) Open Source
1 3 (4.17%) WURFL
2 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.17%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Fedora
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) MVC
2 21 (29.17%) Scrum
3 17 (23.61%) BDD
4 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.28%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.89%) SOA
7 9 (12.50%) AOP
8 7 (9.72%) OO
9 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.33%) OOP
10 5 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Document Management
12 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.17%) Web Development
12 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.17%) SEO
12 3 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (79.17%) C#
2 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.56%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.78%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCTS
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) MCAD
3 1 (1.39%) MCSD
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
1 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) AccuRev
3 3 (4.17%) hybris
4 1 (1.39%) Facebook
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Alterian
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £390 per day
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