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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.04% 13.33% 14.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.79% 15.38% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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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
19 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 82.61% 86.67% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 35
Average daily rate £388 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Node.js
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Django
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) CouchDB
5 2 (18.18%) Memcached
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Zope
3 1 (9.09%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) CouchDB
2 1 (9.09%) SimpleDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Perl Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XHTML
4 2 (18.18%) Memcached
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Django
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Mason
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Catalyst
4 2 (18.18%) React
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) MHEG
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Interactive TV
2 1 (9.09%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Office Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) OpenTV