The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 5.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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 Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 72.22% 64.29% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Bolton region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Escenic
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) RUP
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) MQSeries
2 5 (83.33%) Java RMI
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) EJB
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Struts
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 5 (83.33%) Escenic
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (83.33%) MQSeries
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) CMS
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Programmer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Programmer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Java RMI
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) EJB
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Struts
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) JSF
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) RUP
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle