Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.94% 3.49% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 4.00% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 8
Devon median daily rate £375 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +44.68% -16.07%
10th Percentile £310 £347 £232
90th Percentile £550 £538 £339
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Devon median hourly rate - - £42.50
South West median hourly rate £56.25 - £42.50

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 405 450 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 87.47% 87.21% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 258 245
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £181
90th Percentile £541 £573 £507
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 39
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +50.38% -36.23%
10th Percentile £9.42 £27.63 £10.90
90th Percentile £37.43 £47.50 £48.72
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Devon

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Devon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Devon over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Devon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in Devon

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Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +12 38 £370 -10.30% 10
Plymouth - 1 £563 - 3
TDD
South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for TDD.

1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) BDD
3 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 23 (50.00%) Python
4 23 (50.00%) Java
4 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (41.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (32.61%) CSS
8 15 (32.61%) HTML
9 14 (30.43%) .NET
10 13 (28.26%) C#
10 13 (28.26%) SQL
11 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
12 10 (21.74%) AWS Certification
13 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
13 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
14 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
15 7 (15.22%) Coaching
15 7 (15.22%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
15 7 (15.22%) MVC
15 7 (15.22%) Scrum
16 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
16 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
16 6 (13.04%) RESTful

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (41.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (10.87%) SaaS
5 3 (6.52%) npm
6 1 (2.17%) GitHub
6 1 (2.17%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) NUnit
3 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) gulp
4 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (95.65%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 10 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Python Developer
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.17%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) CSS
1 15 (32.61%) HTML
2 14 (30.43%) .NET
3 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) RESTful
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.87%) FreeMarker
5 5 (10.87%) HTML5
6 4 (8.70%) Node.js
6 4 (8.70%) React
6 4 (8.70%) Sass
6 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Core
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.52%) Angular 2
7 3 (6.52%) CSS3
7 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
7 3 (6.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) BDD
3 23 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
6 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.22%) Coaching
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (15.22%) MVC
8 7 (15.22%) Scrum
9 5 (10.87%) Data Development
10 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
11 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (6.52%) SOLID
12 2 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (4.35%) Kanban
12 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.35%) Web Design
13 1 (2.17%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
1 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (50.00%) Python
2 13 (28.26%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.04%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.52%) ES6
6 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) AWS Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft