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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.04% 15.22% 24.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 16.67% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £344 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £369 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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
42 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.30% 91.30% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 22
Average daily rate £350 £343 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Calabash
3 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Animation
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Dojo

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Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Calabash
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Dojo
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) MooTools
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Animation
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
1 3 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP