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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 91 67
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -24
Contract jobs citing TDD 76 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.98% 0.86% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 1.23% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 27
Average daily rate £389 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £321 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +19 28 £333 -11.33% 15
Coventry +10 20 £475 +27.51% 6
Warwickshire +11 14 £369 +13.46% 11
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 £550 - 3
Kingswinford - 2 £379 -
Worcestershire - 2 £500 - 4
Staffordshire -7 1 - - 10
Solihull - 1 - - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (58.97%) C#
3 72 (46.15%) .NET
4 65 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 53 (33.97%) MVC
6 50 (32.05%) HTML
7 44 (28.21%) CSS
8 39 (25.00%) Java
9 38 (24.36%) ASP.NET
10 37 (23.72%) AngularJS
11 35 (22.44%) Scrum
12 33 (21.15%) BDD
13 32 (20.51%) SQL
14 31 (19.87%) SQL Server
15 30 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (18.59%) jQuery
17 27 (17.31%) OO
18 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (14.74%) .NET Framework
19 20 (12.82%) WPF
19 20 (12.82%) HTML5
20 19 (12.18%) MVVM
20 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
20 19 (12.18%) WCF
20 19 (12.18%) SOLID
21 18 (11.54%) DevOps
21 18 (11.54%) Spring
21 18 (11.54%) Ajax
21 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
21 18 (11.54%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.21%) Node.js
3 3 (1.92%) CMS
3 3 (1.92%) IIS
3 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.92%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.13%) GitHub
3 5 (3.21%) SaaS
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.92%) Office 365
5 3 (1.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Internet
2 7 (4.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) DSL
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.85%) MySQL
5 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.92%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.28%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.28%) Redis
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) OLAP
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.05%) Selenium
3 9 (5.77%) Subversion
4 8 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.21%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.56%) JIRA
6 4 (2.56%) Moq
6 4 (2.56%) NUnit
7 3 (1.92%) Grunt
7 3 (1.92%) NSubstitute
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.92%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.28%) Hudson
8 2 (1.28%) MSTest
8 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.28%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (5.77%) Games
2 6 (3.85%) Finance
3 4 (2.56%) Marketing
4 3 (1.92%) Automotive
4 3 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (65.38%) Developer
2 35 (22.44%) C# Developer
3 33 (21.15%) .NET Developer
4 22 (14.10%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (7.69%) Architect
8 11 (7.05%) Angular Developer
9 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) .NET Architect
12 7 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Agile Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Scrum Master
14 5 (3.21%) Agile Development Manager
14 5 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (46.15%) .NET
2 50 (32.05%) HTML
3 44 (28.21%) CSS
4 38 (24.36%) ASP.NET
5 37 (23.72%) AngularJS
6 29 (18.59%) jQuery
7 23 (14.74%) .NET Framework
7 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.82%) HTML5
8 20 (12.82%) WPF
9 19 (12.18%) WCF
10 18 (11.54%) Ajax
10 18 (11.54%) Spring
10 18 (11.54%) Web Services
11 17 (10.90%) CSS3
11 17 (10.90%) XML
12 16 (10.26%) Hibernate
13 12 (7.69%) J2EE
14 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (7.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.49%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.21%) Blog
2 5 (3.21%) User Experience
3 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.56%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.64%) Fintech
5 1 (0.64%) PlayStation
5 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.56%) Android
1 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 4 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.97%) MVC
3 35 (22.44%) Scrum
4 33 (21.15%) BDD
5 30 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (17.31%) OO
7 19 (12.18%) MVVM
7 19 (12.18%) SOLID
8 18 (11.54%) DevOps
9 15 (9.62%) Configuration Management
9 15 (9.62%) Open Source
10 14 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (8.33%) Kanban
12 11 (7.05%) Front End Development
13 10 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (5.77%) CRM
14 9 (5.77%) UML
14 9 (5.77%) Web Development
15 8 (5.13%) Automated Testing
15 8 (5.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 92 (58.97%) C#
2 65 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.00%) Java
4 32 (20.51%) SQL
5 12 (7.69%) PHP
6 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.56%) Perl
8 3 (1.92%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.92%) C
8 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.28%) C++
9 2 (1.28%) Ruby
9 2 (1.28%) Scala
10 1 (0.64%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.64%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.64%) ES6
10 1 (0.64%) Groovy
10 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (4.49%) ISEB
2 6 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.49%) Oracle
3 3 (1.92%) Google
3 3 (1.92%) hybris
3 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.92%) Siebel
3 3 (1.92%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.28%) Apigee
4 2 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (0.64%) ATG
5 1 (0.64%) Facebook
5 1 (0.64%) IBM
5 1 (0.64%) Twitter
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