The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Salford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.33% 14.63% 20.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 16.67% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -5.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.33% 87.80% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 20
Average daily rate £338 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
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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 25 July 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 (71.43%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) IPTV
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (28.57%) Calabash
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Calabash
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Dojo
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) MooTools
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) IPTV
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) BBC
2 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) MHEG
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) OpenTV
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