Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34 -24
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.48% 10.48% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 13.10% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Taunton median daily rate £368 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £313
90th Percentile £396 £488 £338
Somerset median daily rate £414 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

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 Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80 84 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 69.57% 80.00% 89.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 139
Taunton median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £128 £192 £300
90th Percentile £403 £488 £450
Somerset median daily rate £375 £353 £363
% change year-on-year +6.38% -2.76% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Taunton median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -3.85% -14.75%
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Taunton

TDD
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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

TDD
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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) UAT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared