The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 79 71
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £406 £575
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -29.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
618 902 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.51% 84.46% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 576 365
Median daily rate £413 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 37
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.64 £31.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% -44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £14.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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