The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 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 Wolverhampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.90% 13.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £265 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 86.96% 56.67% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +37.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1723.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
West Midlands

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JSTL
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Alterian
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSTL
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Alterian