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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.97% 4.14% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 5.31% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
482 490 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.28% 78.03% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 310 270
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.48 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 27 (67.50%) HTML
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) CSS
3 21 (52.50%) Java
4 18 (45.00%) Web Development
5 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.00%) Web Services
6 14 (35.00%) BDD
6 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
7 13 (32.50%) Oracle
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.00%) XML
8 12 (30.00%) JBoss
8 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
8 12 (30.00%) Java EE
8 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) MVC
10 10 (25.00%) Back Office
10 10 (25.00%) Log4j
10 10 (25.00%) JMS
10 10 (25.00%) IBM
10 10 (25.00%) Misys
10 10 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
10 10 (25.00%) DB2
10 10 (25.00%) JSP
10 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 10 (25.00%) React

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 12 (30.00%) JBoss
1 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.50%) Confluence
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Google Play
2 1 (2.50%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (25.00%) Log4j
2 7 (17.50%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (12.50%) Protractor
4 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.00%) DbUnit
5 2 (5.00%) jMock
5 2 (5.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) git-flow
6 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 10 (25.00%) Back Office
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (22.50%) Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Django Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.00%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) HTML
2 22 (55.00%) CSS
3 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) Java EE
4 12 (30.00%) XML
5 10 (25.00%) JMS
5 10 (25.00%) JSP
5 10 (25.00%) React
6 9 (22.50%) Spring
7 8 (20.00%) jQuery
8 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
8 7 (17.50%) Struts
9 6 (15.00%) HTML5
10 5 (12.50%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) Ember.js
10 5 (12.50%) Struts2
11 4 (10.00%) Angular 2
12 3 (7.50%) Celery
12 3 (7.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Web Development
3 14 (35.00%) BDD
4 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (27.50%) MVC
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) Open Source
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
9 2 (5.00%) SDLC
9 2 (5.00%) User Stories
10 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) IBM
2 10 (25.00%) Misys
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Kony
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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