The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.02% 3.75% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 5.02% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -2.85%
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
599 618 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.61% 74.82% 68.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 420 258
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for TDD.

1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.86%) C#
4 20 (40.82%) BDD
5 17 (34.69%) HTML
6 16 (32.65%) .NET
7 14 (28.57%) Java
7 14 (28.57%) CSS
8 13 (26.53%) HTML5
9 12 (24.49%) CSS3
9 12 (24.49%) Scrum
10 10 (20.41%) MVC
10 10 (20.41%) jQuery
10 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
10 10 (20.41%) Front End Development
11 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
11 9 (18.37%) Web Development
12 8 (16.33%) Subversion
12 8 (16.33%) WPF
12 8 (16.33%) OO
12 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
12 8 (16.33%) MVVM
13 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
13 7 (14.29%) Spring
14 6 (12.24%) WCF
14 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
14 6 (12.24%) J2EE
14 6 (12.24%) PHP
14 6 (12.24%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (12.24%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Liferay
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) BigMachines
1 3 (6.12%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
3 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) Grunt
4 3 (6.12%) gulp
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.08%) Hudson
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Moq
5 2 (4.08%) NUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
6 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Development Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.12%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Perl Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) HTML
2 16 (32.65%) .NET
3 14 (28.57%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) HTML5
5 12 (24.49%) CSS3
6 10 (20.41%) jQuery
7 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
8 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.33%) WPF
9 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 7 (14.29%) Spring
10 6 (12.24%) J2EE
10 6 (12.24%) WCF
10 6 (12.24%) Web Services
11 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.16%) Ajax
13 3 (6.12%) JSON
13 3 (6.12%) Mason
13 3 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Streaming Video
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Android
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) BDD
3 12 (24.49%) Scrum
4 10 (20.41%) Front End Development
4 10 (20.41%) MVC
5 9 (18.37%) Web Development
6 8 (16.33%) MVVM
6 8 (16.33%) OO
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.20%) SOLID
9 4 (8.16%) CRM
9 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.12%) Android Development
10 3 (6.12%) Kanban
11 2 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.08%) DevOps
11 2 (4.08%) OOP
11 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Apex Code
5 3 (6.12%) C
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Google
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
1 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.12%) Siebel
3 2 (4.08%) Apigee
3 2 (4.08%) hybris
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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