The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.36% 1.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
TDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
570 365 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.34% 73.74% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 242 342
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 20
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £55.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Swindon -4 8 £381 +45.23% 1
Salisbury -13 1 - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 3
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) HTML
4 14 (53.85%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) Java
5 12 (46.15%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) HTML5
8 8 (30.77%) RSpec
8 8 (30.77%) Heroku
8 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
8 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
8 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
8 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
8 8 (30.77%) GitHub
8 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 8 (30.77%) SSH
8 8 (30.77%) Ruby
8 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (30.77%) Mac OS
8 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
8 8 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) JSP
9 6 (23.08%) Spring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
1 8 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cordys
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
1 8 (30.77%) Heroku
1 8 (30.77%) GitHub
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) RSpec
1 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) jMock
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Junior Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Junior
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) HTML5
4 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
4 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (23.08%) Spring
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) JSP
6 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 4 (15.38%) XML
7 4 (15.38%) SVG
7 4 (15.38%) Batik
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) Akka
7 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
8 3 (11.54%) Sass
8 3 (11.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Mac OS
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Process Management
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) OOD
7 2 (7.69%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.85%) RAD
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Scala
6 3 (11.54%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) XQuery
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Trapeze
2 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft