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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 30.43% 12.50% 42.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 16.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +20.00%
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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
21 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.30% 78.13% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 15
Average daily rate £425 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Salford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 5 (35.71%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (14.29%) Node.js
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) Scala
8 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
8 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SimpleDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Perl Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Saxon XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
4 1 (7.14%) SVG
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) Batik
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Memcached
4 1 (7.14%) Mason
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) MHEG
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Interactive TV
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Coaching
5 4 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Scala
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) XQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) OpenTV