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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 66 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.34% 2.27% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.72% 2.66% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 19 11
Median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £447 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
679 977 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.84% 85.33% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 671 320
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £602 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
Median hourly rate £21.02 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 15 £415 +15.27% 3
Chester +11 11 £419 +11.66% 5
Macclesfield - 3 £275 -
Knutsford +5 1 £380 -1.93% 1
Northwich - 1 £325 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 113 (79.58%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (57.75%) Java
3 62 (43.66%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (41.55%) JavaScript
5 47 (33.10%) SQL
5 47 (33.10%) AngularJS
6 46 (32.39%) CSS
7 44 (30.99%) HTML
7 44 (30.99%) .NET
8 42 (29.58%) Software Engineering
9 36 (25.35%) Scrum
10 34 (23.94%) Spring
11 33 (23.24%) HTML5
12 31 (21.83%) Oracle
13 29 (20.42%) E-Commerce
13 29 (20.42%) Finance
13 29 (20.42%) Test Automation
14 28 (19.72%) BDD
14 28 (19.72%) Jenkins
15 27 (19.01%) Git (software)
15 27 (19.01%) jQuery
16 24 (16.90%) CSS3
16 24 (16.90%) Windows
16 24 (16.90%) DevOps
17 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
17 23 (16.20%) Unit Testing
18 22 (15.49%) C#
19 21 (14.79%) XML
19 21 (14.79%) Cucumber
19 21 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server

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 10 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.34%) CMS
2 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.82%) Confluence
6 2 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.41%) JBoss
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) HTTPS
1 6 (4.23%) SSL
2 5 (3.52%) Internet
2 5 (3.52%) Network Security
3 2 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) Oracle Database
1 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.63%) MySQL
2 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 28 (19.72%) Jenkins
2 27 (19.01%) Git (software)
3 21 (14.79%) Cucumber
3 21 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (14.08%) Selenium
5 17 (11.97%) JIRA
6 16 (11.27%) SpecFlow
6 16 (11.27%) TestComplete
7 13 (9.15%) JUnit
8 11 (7.75%) Grunt
8 11 (7.75%) gulp
9 8 (5.63%) Gradle
9 8 (5.63%) Subversion
10 6 (4.23%) GitLab
10 6 (4.23%) Maven
10 6 (4.23%) MSI
11 5 (3.52%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.52%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.11%) Vagrant
12 3 (2.11%) Xcode
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Banking
3 10 (7.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (70.42%) Developer
2 36 (25.35%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.79%) Senior Developer
4 18 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Angular Developer
5 16 (11.27%) SQL Developer
6 15 (10.56%) Consultant
7 13 (9.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (8.45%) DevOps Consultant
8 12 (8.45%) HTML Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Software Engineer
9 11 (7.75%) Integration Consultant
10 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (7.04%) C# Developer
10 10 (7.04%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (7.04%) Senior SQL Developer
11 9 (6.34%) Agile Developer
11 9 (6.34%) PL/SQL Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (33.10%) AngularJS
2 46 (32.39%) CSS
3 44 (30.99%) .NET
3 44 (30.99%) HTML
4 34 (23.94%) Spring
5 33 (23.24%) HTML5
6 27 (19.01%) jQuery
7 24 (16.90%) CSS3
8 21 (14.79%) XML
9 18 (12.68%) Web Services
10 17 (11.97%) JSON
10 17 (11.97%) REST
11 16 (11.27%) RESTful
11 16 (11.27%) SOAP
12 12 (8.45%) J2EE
13 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET
13 10 (7.04%) Dropwizard
13 10 (7.04%) JDBC
14 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) Wiki
3 5 (3.52%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.82%) iPad
4 4 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.11%) User Experience
6 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.90%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) Linux
3 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.41%) Android
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (79.58%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.66%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (29.58%) Software Engineering
4 36 (25.35%) Scrum
5 29 (20.42%) E-Commerce
5 29 (20.42%) Test Automation
6 28 (19.72%) BDD
7 24 (16.90%) DevOps
8 23 (16.20%) Unit Testing
9 20 (14.08%) MVC
10 19 (13.38%) Code Coverage
10 19 (13.38%) Web Development
11 17 (11.97%) Kanban
12 15 (10.56%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (10.56%) Front End Development
12 15 (10.56%) SDLC
13 12 (8.45%) Analytics
13 12 (8.45%) OO
13 12 (8.45%) Visual Analytics
14 11 (7.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (57.75%) Java
2 59 (41.55%) JavaScript
3 47 (33.10%) SQL
4 22 (15.49%) C#
5 18 (12.68%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.75%) Python
7 10 (7.04%) PHP
8 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.23%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.52%) C++
11 3 (2.11%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.41%) C
13 1 (0.70%) Groovy
13 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.08%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) CCEA
3 3 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Puppet
2 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.23%) yum
3 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 31 (21.83%) Oracle
2 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.04%) IBM
4 9 (6.34%) ATG
4 9 (6.34%) hybris
5 6 (4.23%) Adobe
6 4 (2.82%) Perforce
7 3 (2.11%) Citrix
8 1 (0.70%) Compuware
8 1 (0.70%) HP
8 1 (0.70%) Zend
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