The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 11.54% 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £278 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
TDD
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 84.62% 76.92% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 23
Median daily rate £375 £180 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £150 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple