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 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 19 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.95% 4.93% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 5.95% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 23
Median daily rate £438 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
408 773 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.95% 82.85% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 480 389
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 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 28 February 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 +14 13 £438 +8.02% 3
Warrington +20 7 £450 +38.46% 3
Knutsford -4 1 £338 -20.58% 1
Sandbach - 1 £370 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (63.24%) Java
3 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
4 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 27 (39.71%) HTML
5 27 (39.71%) CSS
6 25 (36.76%) Scrum
7 24 (35.29%) OO
7 24 (35.29%) jQuery
8 22 (32.35%) HTML5
8 22 (32.35%) CSS3
8 22 (32.35%) E-Commerce
9 21 (30.88%) Spring
10 18 (26.47%) Web Services
10 18 (26.47%) BDD
10 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (26.47%) RESTful
11 16 (23.53%) SQL
12 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
13 14 (20.59%) REST
13 14 (20.59%) C#
14 13 (19.12%) MVC
14 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
14 13 (19.12%) Microservices
14 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
14 13 (19.12%) Selenium
15 12 (17.65%) Web Development
15 12 (17.65%) JSON
15 12 (17.65%) Front End Development
16 11 (16.18%) NoSQL

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 9 (13.24%) CMS
2 5 (7.35%) Confluence
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.41%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Slack
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
1 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
4 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
2 13 (19.12%) Selenium
3 10 (14.71%) Grunt
3 10 (14.71%) gulp
4 8 (11.76%) JUnit
5 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.35%) JIRA
7 4 (5.88%) Maven
8 3 (4.41%) Ant
8 3 (4.41%) Mockito
9 2 (2.94%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.94%) EasyMock
9 2 (2.94%) Gradle
9 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.94%) JBehave
9 2 (2.94%) Moq
9 2 (2.94%) NUnit
9 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
4 1 (1.47%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Angular Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (10.29%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (10.29%) HTML Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Java Architect
5 7 (10.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.35%) Java Technical Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Lead Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 27 (39.71%) CSS
2 27 (39.71%) HTML
3 24 (35.29%) jQuery
4 22 (32.35%) CSS3
4 22 (32.35%) HTML5
5 21 (30.88%) Spring
6 18 (26.47%) RESTful
6 18 (26.47%) Web Services
7 14 (20.59%) REST
8 12 (17.65%) JSON
9 10 (14.71%) .NET
9 10 (14.71%) Node.js
10 9 (13.24%) J2EE
11 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.76%) Dropwizard
11 8 (11.76%) SOAP
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (8.82%) Apache Camel
13 6 (8.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Derivative
2 5 (7.35%) OTC Derivatives
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) DataPower
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) RIA
5 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Scrum
3 24 (35.29%) OO
4 22 (32.35%) E-Commerce
5 18 (26.47%) BDD
5 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (19.12%) Microservices
6 13 (19.12%) MVC
6 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 12 (17.65%) Web Development
8 11 (16.18%) Content Management
9 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
9 10 (14.71%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (13.24%) Kanban
11 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (11.76%) Open Source
11 8 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) SQL
4 14 (20.59%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) Groovy
6 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) hybris
2 8 (11.76%) ATG
3 3 (4.41%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Kony
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) Yahoo!
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