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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 32 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.13% 2.95% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 3.70% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
524 513 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.25% 79.78% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 329 280
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 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 24 February 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 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) BDD
3 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 19 (41.30%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) Java
5 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
5 17 (36.96%) React
6 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 15 (32.61%) Front End Development
8 14 (30.43%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) Scrum
10 12 (26.09%) MVC
10 12 (26.09%) Spring
11 10 (21.74%) Web Development
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.57%) Selenium
12 9 (19.57%) jQuery
13 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (17.39%) .NET
14 7 (15.22%) XML
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (15.22%) Node.js
14 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
15 6 (13.04%) Angular 2
15 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
15 6 (13.04%) Ember.js
15 6 (13.04%) HTML5
15 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
15 6 (13.04%) Spring MVC

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 5 (10.87%) Confluence
1 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Google Play
3 1 (2.17%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) QlikView
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Selenium
3 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 5 (10.87%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (10.87%) Protractor
6 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.52%) JUnit
8 2 (4.35%) git-flow
8 2 (4.35%) Log4j
8 2 (4.35%) Mockito
8 2 (4.35%) Subversion
8 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.17%) jMock
9 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) HTML
2 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
2 17 (36.96%) React
3 14 (30.43%) CSS
4 12 (26.09%) Spring
5 9 (19.57%) jQuery
6 8 (17.39%) .NET
7 7 (15.22%) Node.js
7 7 (15.22%) XML
8 6 (13.04%) Angular 2
8 6 (13.04%) Ember.js
8 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) Java EE
8 6 (13.04%) Spring MVC
8 6 (13.04%) Struts
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.87%) Struts2
10 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) BDD
3 15 (32.61%) Front End Development
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) MVC
6 10 (21.74%) Web Development
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Web Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Refactoring
9 4 (8.70%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) SOLID
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) OO
10 3 (6.52%) User Stories
11 2 (4.35%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (4.35%) Planning Poker
11 2 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) Groovy
5 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Misys
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) hybris
3 1 (2.17%) Kony
3 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
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