The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cheshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ATDD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 563 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.10% 74.47% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 308
Average daily rate £395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ATDD
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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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java