The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Sussex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.37% 3.95% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 5.64% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 6
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £383 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 319 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.00% 69.96% 67.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 211 200
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £17.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £36.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
South East

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the West Sussex region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Sussex region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

TDD
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East Grinstead -6 1 £500 +17.64%
Chichester - 1 £250 -
Crawley - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft