The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 70 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £335 £380
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATDD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
802 591 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.67% 73.78% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 304 257
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 28
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -9.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £13.10 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -5 1 - -
ATDD
North West

ATDD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript