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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 7.14% 18.18% 20.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 22.22% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
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£313 £323 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £323 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -15.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 78.57% 81.82% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 18
Average daily rate £325 £323 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +9.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
TDD
Manchester

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 14 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 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) IPTV
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) BBC
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 2 (33.33%) MHEG
3 2 (33.33%) OpenTV
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Interactive TV
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) New Media
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Calabash
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) IPTV
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) MHEG
2 2 (33.33%) New Media
2 2 (33.33%) BBC
2 2 (33.33%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) OpenTV
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