The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 28 39 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.07% 1.22% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 1.58% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 9
Median daily rate £355 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.96% +0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £337 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 273 253 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.36% 77.37% 82.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 236
Median daily rate £418 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Swindon

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Swindon

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Swindon over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Swindon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for TDD.

1 23 (95.83%) BDD
2 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) MVC
4 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (62.50%) HTML
5 15 (62.50%) CSS
6 14 (58.33%) Scrum
7 13 (54.17%) Java
7 13 (54.17%) jQuery
8 12 (50.00%) Selenium
9 10 (41.67%) REST
9 10 (41.67%) SpecFlow
9 10 (41.67%) Jasmine
9 10 (41.67%) AngularJS
10 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (37.50%) Bitbucket
10 9 (37.50%) Gherkin
10 9 (37.50%) Sencha
10 9 (37.50%) MVVM
10 9 (37.50%) Ext JS
10 9 (37.50%) .NET
10 9 (37.50%) C#
10 9 (37.50%) SOAP
11 8 (33.33%) Spring
11 8 (33.33%) HTML5
11 8 (33.33%) Mockito
12 7 (29.17%) Kanban
12 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
12 7 (29.17%) Hibernate

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 12 (50.00%) Selenium
3 10 (41.67%) Jasmine
3 10 (41.67%) SpecFlow
4 9 (37.50%) Bitbucket
5 8 (33.33%) Mockito
6 5 (20.83%) Maven
7 4 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (12.50%) JUnit
9 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (4.17%) Ant
10 1 (4.17%) GitLab
10 1 (4.17%) JIRA
10 1 (4.17%) JMeter
10 1 (4.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (29.17%) UI Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) CSS
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) jQuery
3 10 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 10 (41.67%) REST
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) Ext JS
4 9 (37.50%) Gherkin
4 9 (37.50%) SOAP
4 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
6 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Sass
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax
10 1 (4.17%) Java EE
10 1 (4.17%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) BDD
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) MVC
4 14 (58.33%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) MVVM
6 7 (29.17%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) Web Development
9 1 (4.17%) API Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.17%) Microservices
9 1 (4.17%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Sencha
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