The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 41 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.60% 0.99% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.54% 1.41% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 6
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£375 £394 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
TDD
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Birmingham region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (72.58%) MVC
2 45 (72.58%) BDD
3 37 (59.68%) Scrum
3 37 (59.68%) SQL Server
4 35 (56.45%) .NET
5 34 (54.84%) Git (software)
6 25 (40.32%) Subversion
7 24 (38.71%) Linux
7 24 (38.71%) Python
8 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (35.48%) RESTful
8 22 (35.48%) Mentoring
9 21 (33.87%) Flask
9 21 (33.87%) Django
10 20 (32.26%) C#
10 20 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (30.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (29.03%) Test Automation
12 18 (29.03%) Ubuntu
12 18 (29.03%) Debian
13 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
13 16 (25.81%) Selenium
14 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
14 15 (24.19%) SOA
15 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
16 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
16 13 (20.97%) Vagrant
16 13 (20.97%) Microservices

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (8.06%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (59.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) CouchDB
5 3 (4.84%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (54.84%) Git (software)
2 25 (40.32%) Subversion
3 19 (30.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (25.81%) Selenium
5 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.23%) NUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (3.23%) Moq
7 1 (1.61%) Mockito
7 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.61%) Spock
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (1.61%) XMLUnit
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Games
3 4 (6.45%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (88.71%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Python Developer
3 13 (20.97%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Python Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C++ Developer
8 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Engineering Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Testing Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Architect
10 2 (3.23%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (56.45%) .NET
2 22 (35.48%) RESTful
3 21 (33.87%) Django
3 21 (33.87%) Flask
4 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
5 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (19.35%) HTML
7 11 (17.74%) WCF
8 10 (16.13%) CSS
9 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.90%) Entity Framework
10 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.68%) XML
12 5 (8.06%) Web Services
13 4 (6.45%) Spring
13 4 (6.45%) HTML5
13 4 (6.45%) jQuery
13 4 (6.45%) React
14 3 (4.84%) JSON
14 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.61%) iPhone
2 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Debian
2 18 (29.03%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (72.58%) MVC
2 45 (72.58%) BDD
3 37 (59.68%) Scrum
4 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (35.48%) Mentoring
5 18 (29.03%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.19%) SOA
7 13 (20.97%) Microservices
7 13 (20.97%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 12 (19.35%) TOGAF
9 7 (11.29%) DevOps
10 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
12 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.84%) OO
13 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.84%) Open Source
13 3 (4.84%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Python
2 20 (32.26%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) SQL
5 5 (8.06%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) XPath
6 1 (1.61%) Go
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.61%) hybris
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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