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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 37 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +50
Contract jobs citing TDD 100 96 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.35% 4.07% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 5.32% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 63 25
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £315 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
2443 1803 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.84% 76.37% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1118 966
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 129
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -14 35 £375 +5.26% 6
Shropshire - 23 £488 -
Coventry -9 16 £440 +34.19% 7
Warwickshire -6 10 £325 -10.34% 6
Worcestershire - 2 £275 - 2
Staffordshire +2 1 £310 -8.82% 9
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 137 (76.11%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.00%) HTML
2 72 (40.00%) Java
3 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 64 (35.56%) C#
4 61 (33.89%) CSS
5 57 (31.67%) .NET
6 52 (28.89%) Scrum
7 46 (25.56%) AngularJS
8 43 (23.89%) SQL
9 42 (23.33%) MVC
9 42 (23.33%) BDD
10 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
11 38 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (19.44%) Web Services
13 30 (16.67%) Spring
13 30 (16.67%) jQuery
14 29 (16.11%) Web Development
14 29 (16.11%) Git (software)
14 29 (16.11%) HTML5
15 28 (15.56%) XML
16 25 (13.89%) OO
17 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
17 24 (13.33%) Oracle
17 24 (13.33%) CSS3
18 23 (12.78%) SOLID
18 23 (12.78%) ASP.NET
19 22 (12.22%) Front End Development
20 21 (11.67%) J2EE
21 20 (11.11%) Open Source

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 19 (10.56%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.89%) JBoss
3 15 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 15 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.78%) nginx
5 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.22%) CMS
6 3 (1.67%) Confluence
7 2 (1.11%) Apache
7 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.11%) Liferay
7 2 (1.11%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.78%) GitHub
3 4 (2.22%) SaaS
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.67%) Google Play
5 2 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) HTTP
2 3 (1.67%) Internet
2 3 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.56%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.33%) DB2
4 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.22%) MySQL
6 3 (1.67%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.11%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.11%) Redis
7 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.00%) Maven
3 16 (8.89%) Log4j
4 13 (7.22%) Grunt
4 13 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (6.67%) Selenium
5 12 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.11%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.00%) NUnit
8 8 (4.44%) JIRA
9 7 (3.89%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.33%) gulp
10 6 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (3.33%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.78%) JUnit
11 5 (2.78%) Spock
11 5 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 18 (10.00%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Back Office
3 9 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (1.11%) Automotive
4 2 (1.11%) Games
4 2 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (62.22%) Developer
2 27 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Architect
7 13 (7.22%) Consultant
8 11 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.11%) Java Architect
8 11 (6.11%) Software Architect
8 11 (6.11%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (5.56%) Angular Developer
9 10 (5.56%) Java Software Architect
9 10 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Agile Developer
10 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (5.00%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.89%) Senior Java Architect
11 7 (3.89%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (40.00%) HTML
2 61 (33.89%) CSS
3 57 (31.67%) .NET
4 46 (25.56%) AngularJS
5 35 (19.44%) Web Services
6 30 (16.67%) jQuery
6 30 (16.67%) Spring
7 29 (16.11%) HTML5
8 28 (15.56%) XML
9 24 (13.33%) CSS3
10 23 (12.78%) ASP.NET
11 21 (11.67%) J2EE
12 19 (10.56%) Backbone.js
12 19 (10.56%) JSP
13 18 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (10.00%) Sass
14 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (9.44%) Hibernate
15 15 (8.33%) Java EE
15 15 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 5 (2.78%) User Experience
2 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.67%) Fintech
2 3 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (1.67%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.11%) 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 (8.33%) Linux
2 7 (3.89%) Windows
3 5 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.67%) Android
5 2 (1.11%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (76.11%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.89%) Scrum
3 42 (23.33%) BDD
3 42 (23.33%) MVC
4 38 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (16.11%) Web Development
6 25 (13.89%) OO
7 23 (12.78%) SOLID
8 22 (12.22%) Front End Development
9 20 (11.11%) Open Source
10 17 (9.44%) Automated Testing
10 17 (9.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (8.89%) DevOps
11 16 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 15 (8.33%) Kanban
13 14 (7.78%) Microservices
14 12 (6.67%) User Stories
15 11 (6.11%) Configuration Management
15 11 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.00%) Java
2 64 (35.56%) C#
2 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 43 (23.89%) SQL
4 9 (5.00%) Scala
5 6 (3.33%) Groovy
5 6 (3.33%) PHP
6 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.22%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.67%) Ruby
8 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.11%) Python
10 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) ES6
10 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) ISEB
2 7 (3.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (9.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (7.78%) Puppet
2 12 (6.67%) Graphite
3 9 (5.00%) Consul
4 5 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.11%) Ansible
5 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.11%) Kibana
5 2 (1.11%) logstash
6 1 (0.56%) Terraform
6 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 24 (13.33%) Oracle
2 15 (8.33%) IBM
2 15 (8.33%) Misys
3 4 (2.22%) Google
4 3 (1.67%) Pega
5 2 (1.11%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.11%) hybris
5 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.11%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
6 1 (0.56%) Apple
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.56%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) WSO2
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