The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 21 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.58% 3.21% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 4.08% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 17
Median daily rate £425 £381 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £257 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
381 710 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.72% 78.63% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 456 336
Median daily rate £410 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Cheshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 10 £425 +4.93% 10
Warrington +18 6 £450 +38.46% 6
Knutsford +8 1 £338 -12.90% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £338 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 67 (79.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.19%) Java
3 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 36 (42.86%) CSS
5 35 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 34 (40.48%) HTML
7 31 (36.90%) jQuery
8 28 (33.33%) Scrum
9 26 (30.95%) Spring
9 26 (30.95%) E-Commerce
9 26 (30.95%) HTML5
9 26 (30.95%) CSS3
10 25 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (26.19%) RESTful
12 20 (23.81%) BDD
12 20 (23.81%) OO
13 19 (22.62%) SQL
13 19 (22.62%) Cucumber
14 18 (21.43%) Selenium
15 17 (20.24%) Unit Testing
15 17 (20.24%) Web Development
15 17 (20.24%) JSON
16 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
17 15 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
17 15 (17.86%) C#
17 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
17 15 (17.86%) MVC
17 15 (17.86%) Content Management
17 15 (17.86%) SDLC
18 14 (16.67%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (15.48%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) JBoss
3 4 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.57%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Slack
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 7 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.19%) DB2
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Cucumber
2 18 (21.43%) Selenium
3 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (11.90%) Grunt
5 10 (11.90%) gulp
6 8 (9.52%) JUnit
7 7 (8.33%) GitLab
7 7 (8.33%) MSI
8 5 (5.95%) Maven
9 4 (4.76%) Ant
9 4 (4.76%) JIRA
10 3 (3.57%) Gradle
10 3 (3.57%) Mockito
11 2 (2.38%) CruiseControl
11 2 (2.38%) EasyMock
11 2 (2.38%) JBehave
11 2 (2.38%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.19%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 25 (29.76%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Angular Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (8.33%) HTML Developer
6 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.86%) CSS
2 35 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 34 (40.48%) HTML
4 31 (36.90%) jQuery
5 26 (30.95%) CSS3
5 26 (30.95%) HTML5
5 26 (30.95%) Spring
6 22 (26.19%) RESTful
7 17 (20.24%) JSON
8 14 (16.67%) Web Services
9 13 (15.48%) .NET
9 13 (15.48%) REST
10 12 (14.29%) Dropwizard
11 9 (10.71%) Node.js
12 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
12 8 (9.52%) SOAP
13 7 (8.33%) XML
14 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
14 6 (7.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Wiki
2 5 (5.95%) Derivative
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) DataPower
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (79.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) Scrum
3 26 (30.95%) E-Commerce
4 25 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (23.81%) BDD
5 20 (23.81%) OO
6 17 (20.24%) Unit Testing
6 17 (20.24%) Web Development
7 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 15 (17.86%) Content Management
7 15 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (17.86%) MVC
7 15 (17.86%) SDLC
8 14 (16.67%) Kanban
8 14 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (15.48%) Pair Programming
9 13 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (14.29%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) Java
2 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.62%) SQL
4 15 (17.86%) C#
5 12 (14.29%) Python
6 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.57%) PHP
9 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.38%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) C++
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (10.71%) Puppet
2 7 (8.33%) yum
3 2 (2.38%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) hybris
2 12 (14.29%) ATG
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Kony
5 1 (1.19%) Perforce
5 1 (1.19%) Sybase
5 1 (1.19%) Telerik
5 1 (1.19%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
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