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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 50 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 1.93% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.86% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £354 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £380 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+74.61% -11.56%
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
511 454 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.11% 67.46% 66.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 299 260
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +677.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
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 2 September 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) C#
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Spring
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) JMeter
6 5 (20.00%) Ruby
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (16.00%) Ajax
7 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) TPMS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) ATM
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Informix
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JMeter
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) JBehave
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) RubyGems
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) Spring
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (16.00%) Ajax
7 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (12.00%) WCF
8 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (12.00%) Struts
8 3 (12.00%) JSF
8 3 (12.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) WURFL
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (4.00%) Fedora
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) User Stories
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
6 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) PHP5
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCAD
2 1 (4.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) hybris
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
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