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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 40 29 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.47% 5.13% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 6.72% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -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
630 625 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.98% 76.41% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 422 292
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 21 (45.65%) HTML
4 20 (43.48%) Java
5 17 (36.96%) CSS
6 13 (28.26%) C#
6 13 (28.26%) .NET
6 13 (28.26%) Scrum
6 13 (28.26%) Web Development
7 12 (26.09%) Web Services
8 11 (23.91%) jQuery
8 11 (23.91%) HTML5
8 11 (23.91%) BDD
9 10 (21.74%) CSS3
9 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
9 10 (21.74%) SQL
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.57%) MVC
10 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
10 9 (19.57%) Spring
11 8 (17.39%) J2EE
11 8 (17.39%) XML
12 7 (15.22%) OO
12 7 (15.22%) Finance
12 7 (15.22%) Node.js
13 6 (13.04%) JSP
13 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
13 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (15.22%) Node.js
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Liferay
4 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Google Play
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) DB2
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Redis
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Log4j
2 3 (6.52%) Grunt
2 3 (6.52%) gulp
2 3 (6.52%) NUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Moq
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) MSTest
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Back Office
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.52%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) HTML
2 17 (36.96%) CSS
3 13 (28.26%) .NET
4 12 (26.09%) Web Services
5 11 (23.91%) HTML5
5 11 (23.91%) jQuery
6 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 10 (21.74%) CSS3
7 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
7 9 (19.57%) Spring
8 8 (17.39%) J2EE
8 8 (17.39%) XML
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.04%) JSP
10 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (10.87%) Java EE
10 5 (10.87%) JMS
10 5 (10.87%) WCF
11 4 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Streaming Video
3 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Scrum
2 13 (28.26%) Web Development
3 11 (23.91%) BDD
4 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
5 9 (19.57%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) SOLID
9 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.52%) Android Development
10 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.35%) Migration
11 2 (4.35%) Open Source
11 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) C#
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) IBM
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Misys
3 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.35%) Apigee
4 2 (4.35%) hybris
5 1 (2.17%) Siebel
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