The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 27 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 25.00% 2.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.50% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £261 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.56% +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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 24 27 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 66.67% 79.41% 86.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 100
Median daily rate £280 £425 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.11% -15.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £530 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Taunton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Taunton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Taunton

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Taunton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) BDD
3 11 (68.75%) SpecFlow
3 11 (68.75%) Gherkin
3 11 (68.75%) Test Planning
4 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
5 8 (50.00%) QA
5 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Kanban
7 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) WPF
8 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 4 (25.00%) NServiceBus
8 4 (25.00%) Line Management
9 3 (18.75%) Sahi
9 3 (18.75%) Open Source
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
1 11 (68.75%) SpecFlow
2 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (18.75%) Sahi
3 3 (18.75%) WATIR
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Developer in Test
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Gherkin
3 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) BDD
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 11 (68.75%) Test Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Kanban
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
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