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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 71 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.10% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.60% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 31
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£375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £480 £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 £38.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -5.79%
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
1664 1441 1422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.53% 69.08% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 804 690
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 67 129
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 £13.00 £12.40 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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
Coventry +15 20 £385 -26.66% 3
Birmingham -5 11 £375 -16.66% 15
Warwickshire -6 4 £375 +66.66% 6
Staffordshire -5 3 £320 -12.62% 7
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 53 (57.61%) .NET
2 49 (53.26%) C#
3 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 33 (35.87%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
8 29 (31.52%) MVC
9 26 (28.26%) CSS
10 25 (27.17%) HTML
10 25 (27.17%) BDD
11 23 (25.00%) Scrum
12 22 (23.91%) Web Services
12 22 (23.91%) .NET Framework
13 21 (22.83%) SQL
13 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
14 20 (21.74%) NUnit
14 20 (21.74%) Ajax
15 19 (20.65%) Java
16 18 (19.57%) Oracle
17 16 (17.39%) HTTP
17 16 (17.39%) ATDD
17 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (16.30%) MSBuild
18 15 (16.30%) jQuery
18 15 (16.30%) WCF
18 15 (16.30%) OO
18 15 (16.30%) CRM
19 14 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
20 12 (13.04%) SpecFlow

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (9.78%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (5.43%) Node.js
4 4 (4.35%) TPMS
4 4 (4.35%) CICS
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.09%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Project
2 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) HTTP
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.35%) ATM
2 4 (4.35%) LAN
2 4 (4.35%) VoIP
2 4 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.61%) MySQL
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.35%) Informix
6 4 (4.35%) DB2
7 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.17%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.17%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) NUnit
2 15 (16.30%) MSBuild
3 12 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 11 (11.96%) NCover
4 11 (11.96%) StyleCop
4 11 (11.96%) MSTest
4 11 (11.96%) NDepend
4 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.96%) ReSharper
5 10 (10.87%) Maven
6 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
6 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.61%) JMeter
9 5 (5.43%) NuGet
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (4.35%) Hudson
11 3 (3.26%) Ant
12 1 (1.09%) NBehave
12 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Games
2 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Automotive
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (65.22%) Developer
2 19 (20.65%) .NET Developer
2 19 (20.65%) C# Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.43%) CRM Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.26%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.26%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.17%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (57.61%) .NET
2 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 26 (28.26%) CSS
4 25 (27.17%) HTML
5 22 (23.91%) Web Services
5 22 (23.91%) .NET Framework
6 20 (21.74%) Ajax
7 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (16.30%) jQuery
8 15 (16.30%) WCF
9 12 (13.04%) CSS3
9 12 (13.04%) Spring
9 12 (13.04%) XML
9 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (10.87%) Razor View Engine
11 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
11 10 (10.87%) Semantic HTML
12 9 (9.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (8.70%) Open Source
2 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.52%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Wiki
6 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) UNIX
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.09%) HPUX
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.87%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (31.52%) MVC
4 25 (27.17%) BDD
5 23 (25.00%) Scrum
6 16 (17.39%) ATDD
7 15 (16.30%) OO
7 15 (16.30%) CRM
8 11 (11.96%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.87%) Functional Programming
10 9 (9.78%) Low Latency
10 9 (9.78%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (8.70%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.61%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.52%) Memory Management
13 6 (6.52%) Project Management
13 6 (6.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) C#
2 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.83%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) Java
5 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.43%) Ruby
7 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) VB6
8 3 (3.26%) VB
8 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) MCITP
2 2 (2.17%) ISSAP
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) MCP
3 1 (1.09%) MCAD
3 1 (1.09%) MCSD
3 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) HP
4 4 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.17%) CA
5 2 (2.17%) Motorola
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) CODA
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.09%) Facebook
6 1 (1.09%) Twitter
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago