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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 21.88% 28.57% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.00% 29.63% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £358 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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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
20 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 62.50% 96.43% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 19
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Salford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Calabash
7 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) User Experience
8 2 (15.38%) OO

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) Calabash
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (23.08%) iOS Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) MooTools
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Saxon XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) Dojo
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) XHTML
3 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Animation
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
7 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) OO
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
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