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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 32 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.77% 3.54% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 4.81% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 4
Median daily rate £401 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £336 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
610 541 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.71% 73.71% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 341 318
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -21.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.35 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 44 (68.75%) HTML
2 41 (64.06%) Java
2 41 (64.06%) CSS
3 37 (57.81%) Web Development
4 35 (54.69%) Web Services
5 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
6 30 (46.88%) JSP
6 30 (46.88%) Oracle
6 30 (46.88%) Tomcat
7 29 (45.31%) XML
8 27 (42.19%) JBoss
8 27 (42.19%) SQL
8 27 (42.19%) Java EE
9 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (40.63%) WebSphere
9 26 (40.63%) DB2
9 26 (40.63%) WebLogic
9 26 (40.63%) IBM
9 26 (40.63%) WebLogic Portal
9 26 (40.63%) JMS
9 26 (40.63%) Misys
9 26 (40.63%) Back Office
9 26 (40.63%) Log4j
10 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (28.13%) Finance
12 14 (21.88%) Banking
13 13 (20.31%) Scrum
14 12 (18.75%) jQuery
15 11 (17.19%) J2EE
15 11 (17.19%) BDD

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 30 (46.88%) Tomcat
2 27 (42.19%) JBoss
3 26 (40.63%) WebLogic
3 26 (40.63%) WebLogic Portal
3 26 (40.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) Liferay
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.56%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) GitHub
1 3 (4.69%) Google Play
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (40.63%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Log4j
2 6 (9.38%) JUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.69%) Grunt
5 3 (4.69%) gulp
5 3 (4.69%) Mockito
5 3 (4.69%) NUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Ant
6 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.56%) jMock
7 1 (1.56%) Moq
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 26 (40.63%) Back Office
2 18 (28.13%) Finance
3 14 (21.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 23 (35.94%) Consultant
3 17 (26.56%) Technical Consultant
4 14 (21.88%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Java Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.69%) Agile Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Android Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Django Developer
10 3 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (4.69%) HTML Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
11 2 (3.13%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (68.75%) HTML
2 41 (64.06%) CSS
3 35 (54.69%) Web Services
4 30 (46.88%) JSP
5 29 (45.31%) XML
6 27 (42.19%) Java EE
7 26 (40.63%) JMS
8 12 (18.75%) jQuery
9 11 (17.19%) J2EE
10 9 (14.06%) Spring
11 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.94%) HTML5
12 6 (9.38%) .NET
12 6 (9.38%) CSS3
13 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
13 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
14 4 (6.25%) Node.js
14 4 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) User Experience
2 3 (4.69%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.13%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Web Development
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Scrum
4 11 (17.19%) BDD
5 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
6 6 (9.38%) Open Source
7 5 (7.81%) MVC
7 5 (7.81%) OO
7 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
7 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Android Development
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL
8 3 (4.69%) Kanban
8 3 (4.69%) Migration
8 3 (4.69%) Open Source Development
8 3 (4.69%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Oracle
2 26 (40.63%) IBM
2 26 (40.63%) Misys
3 3 (4.69%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
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