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 28 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
28 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 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.13% 15.00% 24.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.23% 17.14% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
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 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.87% 87.50% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 21
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £375
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 28 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 6 (75.00%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Calabash
4 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) IPTV
6 1 (12.50%) Animation

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Dojo
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) MooTools
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IPTV
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) New Media
2 1 (12.50%) MHEG
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) BBC
2 1 (12.50%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) OpenTV
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