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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 45 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Contract jobs citing TDD 100 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.60% 3.55% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 4.47% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 30
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
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
2304 2012 1743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.06% 79.37% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1121 1006
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 91
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Coventry -11 30 £375 -16.66% 7
Shropshire +10 16 £444 -19.31% 1
Birmingham -9 16 £400 +23.07% 8
Staffordshire +1 13 £350 -3.78% 6
Worcestershire +2 3 £375 -28.57% 2
Wolverhampton +1 2 £360 +60.00% 2
Solihull - 2 £338 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 148 (77.89%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (50.53%) HTML
3 85 (44.74%) CSS
4 75 (39.47%) BDD
5 73 (38.42%) Java
6 71 (37.37%) Scrum
7 64 (33.68%) MVC
8 62 (32.63%) .NET
9 59 (31.05%) JavaScript
10 51 (26.84%) C#
11 49 (25.79%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (25.26%) SQL
13 45 (23.68%) Web Services
14 43 (22.63%) Web Development
15 42 (22.11%) ASP.NET
16 39 (20.53%) SQL Server
16 39 (20.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (20.53%) HTML5
17 37 (19.47%) Microsoft
17 37 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
18 36 (18.95%) XML
19 35 (18.42%) Kanban
20 34 (17.89%) Selenium
21 28 (14.74%) Git (software)
21 28 (14.74%) AngularJS
21 28 (14.74%) Jenkins
22 26 (13.68%) SOLID
22 26 (13.68%) Oracle
23 25 (13.16%) Tomcat
23 25 (13.16%) Spring

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 25 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 24 (12.63%) JBoss
3 22 (11.58%) WebLogic
4 21 (11.05%) WebLogic Portal
4 21 (11.05%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.79%) Confluence
6 8 (4.21%) CMS
7 5 (2.63%) Documentum
8 3 (1.58%) Apache
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) nginx
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.89%) SaaS
3 13 (6.84%) IaaS
3 13 (6.84%) PaaS
4 4 (2.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) Google Play
5 1 (0.53%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) HTTP
2 3 (1.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.05%) DB2
3 9 (4.74%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.21%) MySQL
5 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.05%) HBase
6 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.05%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) Power BI
7 1 (0.53%) Riak
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (17.89%) Selenium
2 28 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.74%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.11%) Cucumber
4 21 (11.05%) Log4j
5 17 (8.95%) JUnit
6 14 (7.37%) JIRA
7 13 (6.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (5.79%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.74%) Visual Studio
10 8 (4.21%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.21%) Maven
11 7 (3.68%) RSpec
12 6 (3.16%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (3.16%) SpecFlow
12 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.63%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.63%) Gradle
13 5 (2.63%) Protractor
13 5 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (11.05%) Back Office
2 15 (7.89%) Finance
3 11 (5.79%) Marketing
4 9 (4.74%) Banking
5 8 (4.21%) Games
6 5 (2.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (66.32%) Developer
2 36 (18.95%) .NET Developer
3 26 (13.68%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.00%) Consultant
5 17 (8.95%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (7.37%) CRM Developer
7 14 (7.37%) Technical Consultant
8 12 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.79%) Agile Developer
9 11 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.74%) Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.21%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.21%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.68%) Scrum Master
14 6 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (50.53%) HTML
2 85 (44.74%) CSS
3 62 (32.63%) .NET
4 45 (23.68%) Web Services
5 42 (22.11%) ASP.NET
6 39 (20.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (20.53%) HTML5
7 36 (18.95%) XML
8 28 (14.74%) AngularJS
9 25 (13.16%) Java EE
9 25 (13.16%) Spring
10 23 (12.11%) .NET Framework
10 23 (12.11%) JSP
11 21 (11.05%) JMS
12 20 (10.53%) REST
13 18 (9.47%) RESTful
13 18 (9.47%) Sass
14 16 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (8.42%) Entity Framework
14 16 (8.42%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.74%) Data Conversion
1 9 (4.74%) User Experience
2 3 (1.58%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.05%) iPad
3 2 (1.05%) iPhone
3 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.68%) Linux
1 7 (3.68%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.05%) Android
3 2 (1.05%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (77.89%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.47%) BDD
3 71 (37.37%) Scrum
4 64 (33.68%) MVC
5 49 (25.79%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (22.63%) Web Development
7 35 (18.42%) Kanban
8 26 (13.68%) SOLID
9 23 (12.11%) Automated Testing
10 21 (11.05%) OO
11 20 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (10.53%) CRM
11 20 (10.53%) User Stories
12 18 (9.47%) Front End Development
13 17 (8.95%) Test Automation
14 16 (8.42%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (7.89%) CQRS
16 14 (7.37%) Data Migration
16 14 (7.37%) Domain-Driven Design
16 14 (7.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.42%) Java
2 59 (31.05%) JavaScript
3 51 (26.84%) C#
4 48 (25.26%) SQL
5 20 (10.53%) Scala
6 13 (6.84%) Python
7 9 (4.74%) Ruby
8 5 (2.63%) Groovy
8 5 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.63%) PHP
9 4 (2.11%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.05%) R
10 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.05%) XAML
11 1 (0.53%) ES6
11 1 (0.53%) Go
11 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.79%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.74%) ISEB
5 5 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.05%) CITP
7 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) Degree
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) WCAG
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.21%) Puppet
2 4 (2.11%) Ansible
3 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Consul
4 1 (0.53%) Graphite
4 1 (0.53%) Kibana
4 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.68%) Oracle
3 21 (11.05%) IBM
3 21 (11.05%) Misys
4 7 (3.68%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.63%) Pega
6 4 (2.11%) Apple
7 2 (1.05%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.05%) Informatica
7 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Birst
8 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Kony
8 1 (0.53%) WSO2
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago