The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.11% 6.52% 24.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.82% 7.32% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 86.67% 89.13% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 21
Average daily rate £338 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.33 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Salford region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) Calabash
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Dojo
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) MooTools
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#