The table below looks at the statistics for TDD 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 TDD over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 23 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 55 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.82% 6.78% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 8.66% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £330 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £470 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
825 635 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.83% 78.30% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 302 253
Average daily rate £408 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -16 10 £350 - 9
Knutsford +7 7 £346 -10.64% 6
Warrington -18 5 £425 - 9
Daresbury - 3 £408 -
Wilmslow -4 2 £323 -0.76% 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing TDD 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 TDD.

1 44 (59.46%) HTML
1 44 (59.46%) Java
2 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.24%) RESTful
5 31 (41.89%) CSS
6 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
6 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (33.78%) Degree
7 25 (33.78%) JSON
8 23 (31.08%) Web Services
8 23 (31.08%) J2EE
9 22 (29.73%) OO
9 22 (29.73%) Spring
9 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
10 21 (28.38%) JUnit
11 20 (27.03%) SQL
11 20 (27.03%) Cucumber
12 19 (25.68%) BDD
13 18 (24.32%) Linux
14 17 (22.97%) Ruby
14 17 (22.97%) HTML5
15 15 (20.27%) Finance
15 15 (20.27%) XML
15 15 (20.27%) OOP
16 14 (18.92%) WSDL
16 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 14 (18.92%) Java EE
17 13 (17.57%) C++
17 13 (17.57%) Oracle

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing TDD 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 TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.46%) Node.js
2 7 (9.46%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) Mule
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.86%) Heroku
2 11 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (14.86%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) HTTP
2 7 (9.46%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.16%) MySQL
3 8 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.81%) Big Data
4 7 (9.46%) Informix
5 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.70%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.35%) Redis
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
2 21 (28.38%) JUnit
3 20 (27.03%) Cucumber
4 11 (14.86%) Maven
4 11 (14.86%) Subversion
5 8 (10.81%) Ant
5 8 (10.81%) Selenium
6 7 (9.46%) Mockito
7 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.41%) Gradle
7 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.05%) JIRA
9 2 (2.70%) Introscope
9 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.70%) PhpStorm
9 2 (2.70%) Bower
9 2 (2.70%) Grunt
10 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.35%) Appium
10 1 (1.35%) Calabash
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (93.24%) Developer
2 37 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.70%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (59.46%) HTML
2 32 (43.24%) RESTful
3 31 (41.89%) CSS
4 25 (33.78%) JSON
5 23 (31.08%) Web Services
5 23 (31.08%) J2EE
6 22 (29.73%) Spring
6 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
7 17 (22.97%) HTML5
8 15 (20.27%) XML
9 14 (18.92%) WSDL
9 14 (18.92%) Java EE
10 13 (17.57%) jQuery
11 12 (16.22%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (14.86%) .NET
12 11 (14.86%) SOAP
13 8 (10.81%) JAX-RPC
13 8 (10.81%) JAX-RS
14 7 (9.46%) REST
14 7 (9.46%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Statistics
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
2 7 (9.46%) Telematics
3 5 (6.76%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.41%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Open Source
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Wiki
6 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Blog
7 1 (1.35%) Tandem
7 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) UNIX
4 6 (8.11%) AIX
4 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Vista
4 6 (8.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (29.73%) OO
4 19 (25.68%) BDD
5 15 (20.27%) OOP
6 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.22%) Waterfall
7 12 (16.22%) MVC
8 11 (14.86%) Scrum
8 11 (14.86%) OOD
9 7 (9.46%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.11%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.76%) AOP
12 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.05%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (4.05%) Kanban
13 3 (4.05%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) Java
2 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.03%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) Ruby
5 13 (17.57%) C++
6 12 (16.22%) C
7 9 (12.16%) C#
8 7 (9.46%) Groovy
8 7 (9.46%) Objective-C
9 6 (8.11%) Python
10 5 (6.76%) PHP
11 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.35%) PHP5
12 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Compuware
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) Perforce
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
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