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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 6 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.76% 11.11% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 12.50% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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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
18 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 85.71% 88.89% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 34
Average daily rate £385 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.40 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Akka
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Catalyst
4 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

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Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Zope
2 1 (20.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Memcached
3 1 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Catalyst
3 1 (20.00%) Batik
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) Mason
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe