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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 23 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Contract jobs citing TDD 36 50 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.37% 6.55% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 8.53% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 7
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -28.57%
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
677 586 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.26% 76.80% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 397 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £7.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 33 (56.90%) HTML
2 32 (55.17%) Java
3 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.00%) CSS
5 25 (43.10%) Web Development
6 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
7 23 (39.66%) Web Services
8 21 (36.21%) XML
8 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
9 19 (32.76%) SQL
9 19 (32.76%) JSP
10 18 (31.03%) Tomcat
10 18 (31.03%) Oracle
11 16 (27.59%) Scrum
12 15 (25.86%) Log4j
12 15 (25.86%) Java EE
12 15 (25.86%) WebSphere
12 15 (25.86%) jQuery
12 15 (25.86%) DB2
12 15 (25.86%) WebLogic
12 15 (25.86%) JBoss
12 15 (25.86%) JMS
12 15 (25.86%) Back Office
12 15 (25.86%) IBM
12 15 (25.86%) Misys
12 15 (25.86%) WebLogic Portal
13 13 (22.41%) Finance
14 12 (20.69%) C#
14 12 (20.69%) .NET
14 12 (20.69%) J2EE

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 18 (31.03%) Tomcat
2 15 (25.86%) JBoss
2 15 (25.86%) WebLogic
2 15 (25.86%) WebLogic Portal
2 15 (25.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) Liferay
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Google Play
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Log4j
2 5 (8.62%) JUnit
2 5 (8.62%) Maven
3 4 (6.90%) NUnit
3 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) Grunt
4 3 (5.17%) gulp
4 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.45%) Mockito
5 2 (3.45%) Moq
5 2 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) MSTest
6 1 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (25.86%) Back Office
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 9 (15.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.17%) Android Developer
8 3 (5.17%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (5.17%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) HTML
2 29 (50.00%) CSS
3 23 (39.66%) Web Services
4 21 (36.21%) XML
5 19 (32.76%) JSP
6 15 (25.86%) Java EE
6 15 (25.86%) JMS
6 15 (25.86%) jQuery
7 12 (20.69%) .NET
7 12 (20.69%) J2EE
8 11 (18.97%) Spring
9 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 10 (17.24%) HTML5
10 9 (15.52%) CSS3
10 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (8.62%) Node.js
14 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Web Development
3 16 (27.59%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) BDD
5 10 (17.24%) Front End Development
6 9 (15.52%) OO
7 8 (13.79%) MVC
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.90%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.17%) ITIL
10 3 (5.17%) Kanban
10 3 (5.17%) Migration
10 3 (5.17%) Open Source
10 3 (5.17%) Open Source Development
10 3 (5.17%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (5.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 12 (20.69%) C#
5 4 (6.90%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle
2 15 (25.86%) IBM
2 15 (25.86%) Misys
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) hybris
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (1.72%) EPiServer