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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 24.00% 23.53% 30.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.00% 26.67% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £371 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
15 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 60.00% 88.24% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 17
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
7 1 (11.11%) XQuery
7 1 (11.11%) Saxon XSLT

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
2 1 (11.11%) Saxon XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) XQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
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