The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 25 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.36% 1.55% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 2.28% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 10
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£375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £383 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £418 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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
535 526 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 72.01% 68.13% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 308 303
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -88.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (71.21%) MVC
3 46 (69.70%) BDD
4 38 (57.58%) Scrum
5 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
5 35 (53.03%) .NET
5 35 (53.03%) Git (software)
6 25 (37.88%) Subversion
7 24 (36.36%) Linux
7 24 (36.36%) Python
8 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (33.33%) RESTful
9 22 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 21 (31.82%) Flask
10 21 (31.82%) Django
11 20 (30.30%) C#
11 20 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
13 18 (27.27%) Ubuntu
13 18 (27.27%) Debian
13 18 (27.27%) SOA
14 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
15 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
15 16 (24.24%) Selenium
16 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (22.73%) HTML
16 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
17 14 (21.21%) NoSQL
18 13 (19.70%) Microservices

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.58%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (21.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (53.03%) Git (software)
2 25 (37.88%) Subversion
3 19 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (24.24%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) NUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.03%) Moq
6 1 (1.52%) Mockito
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.52%) Spock
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (6.06%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (89.39%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) Python Developer
3 14 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Python Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C++ Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (3.03%) AWS Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.03%) .NET
2 22 (33.33%) RESTful
3 21 (31.82%) Django
3 21 (31.82%) Flask
4 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
5 15 (22.73%) HTML
5 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (18.18%) CSS
7 11 (16.67%) WCF
8 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
8 8 (12.12%) Entity Framework
9 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (9.09%) REST
10 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.09%) JSON
10 6 (9.09%) HTML5
10 6 (9.09%) jQuery
10 6 (9.09%) XML
11 5 (7.58%) Web Services
12 4 (6.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.03%) User Experience
1 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) iPhone
2 1 (1.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Linux
2 18 (27.27%) Debian
2 18 (27.27%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (71.21%) MVC
3 46 (69.70%) BDD
4 38 (57.58%) Scrum
5 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 18 (27.27%) SOA
8 13 (19.70%) Microservices
8 13 (19.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 12 (18.18%) TOGAF
10 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.61%) DevOps
12 6 (9.09%) Open Source
13 5 (7.58%) Web Application Development
14 4 (6.06%) OO
14 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
15 3 (4.55%) Kanban
15 3 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Python
2 20 (30.30%) C#
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) Ruby
5 6 (9.09%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VB6
7 1 (1.52%) XPath
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
7 1 (1.52%) Go
7 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) hybris
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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