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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 72 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.25% 3.22% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 3.86% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 20
Median daily rate £400 £365 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -23.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £400 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
TDD
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
654 804 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.06% 83.58% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 490 317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £30.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.61% -13.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +21 24 £458 - 5
Chester +2 14 £390 +11.42% 2
Knutsford +6 12 £425 +15.64%
Macclesfield - 3 £294 -
Northwich - 1 £325 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 120 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (58.22%) Java
3 70 (47.95%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (37.67%) Software Engineering
5 53 (36.30%) SQL
5 53 (36.30%) .NET
6 50 (34.25%) Finance
7 48 (32.88%) JavaScript
8 41 (28.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (26.71%) Oracle
10 36 (24.66%) Test Automation
11 34 (23.29%) XML
12 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
12 32 (21.92%) BDD
13 31 (21.23%) MS Excel
13 31 (21.23%) Code Coverage
14 30 (20.55%) Web Services
14 30 (20.55%) Degree
14 30 (20.55%) DevOps
15 29 (19.86%) CSS
15 29 (19.86%) HTML
15 29 (19.86%) Windows
16 28 (19.18%) AngularJS
17 26 (17.81%) Jenkins
17 26 (17.81%) Scrum
17 26 (17.81%) Spring
18 25 (17.12%) SpecFlow
19 24 (16.44%) TestComplete
20 22 (15.07%) HTML5
21 21 (14.38%) Git (software)

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 17 (11.64%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.11%) JBoss
5 5 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (3.42%) CICS
5 5 (3.42%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (21.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.37%) GitHub
2 2 (1.37%) Google Play
3 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) Internet
1 6 (4.11%) Network Security
2 4 (2.74%) HTTP
3 3 (2.05%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.01%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.42%) DB2
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.37%) MySQL
7 2 (1.37%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.68%) Informix
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (28.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.12%) SpecFlow
4 24 (16.44%) TestComplete
5 21 (14.38%) Git (software)
6 17 (11.64%) JIRA
6 17 (11.64%) JUnit
7 16 (10.96%) Selenium
8 14 (9.59%) Subversion
9 11 (7.53%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.79%) Gradle
10 7 (4.79%) Maven
10 7 (4.79%) Mockito
10 7 (4.79%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.11%) Grunt
11 6 (4.11%) gulp
12 5 (3.42%) Bitbucket
12 5 (3.42%) ClearCase
12 5 (3.42%) SonarQube
12 5 (3.42%) Xcode
General
1 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 21 (14.38%) Banking
3 10 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.42%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Law
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (59.59%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.38%) Senior Developer
4 18 (12.33%) Consultant
4 18 (12.33%) SQL Developer
5 16 (10.96%) DevOps Consultant
6 15 (10.27%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.27%) Integration Consultant
6 15 (10.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Angular Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Architect
8 11 (7.53%) Agile Developer
9 10 (6.85%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior SQL Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) HTML Developer
12 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (4.79%) PL/SQL Developer
12 7 (4.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.30%) .NET
2 34 (23.29%) XML
3 30 (20.55%) Web Services
4 29 (19.86%) CSS
4 29 (19.86%) HTML
5 28 (19.18%) AngularJS
6 26 (17.81%) Spring
7 22 (15.07%) HTML5
8 19 (13.01%) J2EE
9 13 (8.90%) JDBC
9 13 (8.90%) JSON
9 13 (8.90%) SOAP
9 13 (8.90%) WSDL
9 13 (8.90%) XSLT
10 12 (8.22%) jQuery
11 11 (7.53%) Servlets
12 10 (6.85%) CSS3
12 10 (6.85%) JSP
12 10 (6.85%) REST
12 10 (6.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.85%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.11%) Digital Media
2 6 (4.11%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.42%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (3.42%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.42%) PMI
3 5 (3.42%) Replication
4 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.74%) iPad
4 4 (2.74%) Wiki
5 3 (2.05%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.86%) Windows
2 8 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.11%) Android
4 3 (2.05%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (47.95%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (37.67%) Software Engineering
4 36 (24.66%) Test Automation
5 32 (21.92%) BDD
6 31 (21.23%) Code Coverage
7 30 (20.55%) DevOps
8 26 (17.81%) Scrum
9 19 (13.01%) MVC
10 18 (12.33%) E-Commerce
10 18 (12.33%) Waterfall
11 17 (11.64%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.90%) Web Development
13 12 (8.22%) Analytics
13 12 (8.22%) Visual Analytics
14 11 (7.53%) Data Management
14 11 (7.53%) Integration Testing
14 11 (7.53%) Kanban
14 11 (7.53%) SDLC
14 11 (7.53%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.22%) Java
2 53 (36.30%) SQL
3 48 (32.88%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.01%) C#
5 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.53%) Python
8 10 (6.85%) PHP
9 8 (5.48%) C++
10 6 (4.11%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.42%) Assembly Language
11 5 (3.42%) COBOL
11 5 (3.42%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.05%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.37%) C
14 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (20.55%) Degree
2 8 (5.48%) CCEA
2 8 (5.48%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (3.42%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Puppet
2 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.05%) yum
3 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 39 (26.71%) Oracle
2 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.33%) IBM
4 8 (5.48%) Citrix
5 6 (4.11%) Adobe
6 5 (3.42%) Chordiant
6 5 (3.42%) Perforce
7 3 (2.05%) Google
7 3 (2.05%) Sun
8 1 (0.68%) Compuware
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Rally
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