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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.99% 2.73% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.54% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Median daily rate £394 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £288 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £510 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -4.57%
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
573 508 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.39% 77.09% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 321 304
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 37 (82.22%) HTML
2 32 (71.11%) CSS
3 31 (68.89%) Java
4 27 (60.00%) Web Development
5 23 (51.11%) Web Services
6 22 (48.89%) XML
6 22 (48.89%) Tomcat
6 22 (48.89%) Oracle
6 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (46.67%) Java EE
7 21 (46.67%) JBoss
8 20 (44.44%) JSP
8 20 (44.44%) SQL
9 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
9 19 (42.22%) DB2
9 19 (42.22%) WebLogic
9 19 (42.22%) Back Office
9 19 (42.22%) JMS
9 19 (42.22%) IBM
9 19 (42.22%) Misys
9 19 (42.22%) WebLogic Portal
9 19 (42.22%) Log4j
9 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
10 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 11 (24.44%) Finance
11 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
12 10 (22.22%) Spring
12 10 (22.22%) MVC
12 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
13 9 (20.00%) jQuery

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 22 (48.89%) Tomcat
2 21 (46.67%) JBoss
3 19 (42.22%) WebLogic
3 19 (42.22%) WebLogic Portal
3 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
4 5 (11.11%) Confluence
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
1 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Google Play
3 1 (2.22%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) DB2
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Log4j
2 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.56%) Selenium
4 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (11.11%) Protractor
5 3 (6.67%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.44%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.44%) jMock
6 2 (4.44%) Mockito
7 1 (2.22%) git-flow
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 19 (42.22%) Back Office
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Consultant
3 12 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Django Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.67%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) HTML
2 32 (71.11%) CSS
3 23 (51.11%) Web Services
4 22 (48.89%) XML
5 21 (46.67%) Java EE
6 20 (44.44%) JSP
7 19 (42.22%) JMS
8 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 10 (22.22%) Spring
9 9 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) Spring MVC
10 7 (15.56%) Struts
11 6 (13.33%) HTML5
12 5 (11.11%) React
12 5 (11.11%) Struts2
13 4 (8.89%) Angular 2
13 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
13 4 (8.89%) J2EE
14 3 (6.67%) .NET
14 3 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) iPad
1 2 (4.44%) iPhone
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Web Development
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) BDD
4 8 (17.78%) Front End Development
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) iOS Development
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.44%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.22%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle
2 19 (42.22%) IBM
2 19 (42.22%) Misys
3 2 (4.44%) Apple
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) Kony
4 1 (2.22%) Xamarin