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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.25% 3.32% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 4.17% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 16
Median daily rate £388 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £262 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £481 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
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
561 791 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.11% 79.58% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 561 306
Median daily rate £415 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 40
Median hourly rate £19.64 £17.64 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Chester +9 9 £413 -2.94% 7
Warrington -2 5 £415 +9.21% 6
Knutsford +4 1 £380 -1.93% 1
Northwich - 1 £425 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £338 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 77 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.48%) Java
2 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 42 (42.42%) AngularJS
4 41 (41.41%) CSS
5 39 (39.39%) HTML
6 33 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 31 (31.31%) SQL
7 31 (31.31%) jQuery
7 31 (31.31%) HTML5
7 31 (31.31%) CSS3
8 29 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (26.26%) Spring
10 25 (25.25%) Scrum
11 24 (24.24%) .NET
11 24 (24.24%) Git (software)
12 21 (21.21%) BDD
12 21 (21.21%) C#
13 20 (20.20%) Web Development
13 20 (20.20%) Jenkins
14 19 (19.19%) Selenium
14 19 (19.19%) Cucumber
15 18 (18.18%) RESTful
15 18 (18.18%) OO
16 17 (17.17%) Web Services
16 17 (17.17%) JSON
16 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
16 17 (17.17%) SDLC
17 16 (16.16%) Front End Development
17 16 (16.16%) Kanban

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 11 (11.11%) CMS
2 7 (7.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.04%) Confluence
4 4 (4.04%) JBoss
4 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.02%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) HTTPS
1 6 (6.06%) SSL
2 4 (4.04%) Network Security
3 3 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (7.07%) MySQL
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.01%) Redis
10 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.01%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 20 (20.20%) Jenkins
3 19 (19.19%) Cucumber
3 19 (19.19%) Selenium
4 15 (15.15%) Grunt
4 15 (15.15%) gulp
5 11 (11.11%) JUnit
6 10 (10.10%) JIRA
7 6 (6.06%) GitLab
7 6 (6.06%) MSI
8 5 (5.05%) Subversion
8 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.03%) Gradle
9 3 (3.03%) Maven
9 3 (3.03%) Mockito
9 3 (3.03%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.02%) Toad
10 2 (2.02%) Xcode
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (74.75%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Angular Developer
4 14 (14.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (13.13%) HTML Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 12 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (12.12%) SQL Developer
7 11 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Agile Developer
10 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.42%) AngularJS
2 41 (41.41%) CSS
3 39 (39.39%) HTML
4 31 (31.31%) CSS3
4 31 (31.31%) HTML5
4 31 (31.31%) jQuery
5 26 (26.26%) Spring
6 24 (24.24%) .NET
7 18 (18.18%) RESTful
8 17 (17.17%) JSON
8 17 (17.17%) Web Services
9 14 (14.14%) SOAP
10 13 (13.13%) REST
11 12 (12.12%) Dropwizard
11 12 (12.12%) XML
12 11 (11.11%) J2EE
13 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
14 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (8.08%) Node.js
15 5 (5.05%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Wiki
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) iPad
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) RIA
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 29 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (25.25%) Scrum
5 21 (21.21%) BDD
6 20 (20.20%) Web Development
7 18 (18.18%) OO
8 17 (17.17%) SDLC
8 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
9 16 (16.16%) Front End Development
9 16 (16.16%) Kanban
10 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
11 14 (14.14%) MVC
11 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
12 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management
12 13 (13.13%) Content Management
12 13 (13.13%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (12.12%) Pair Programming
13 12 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.48%) Java
1 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 31 (31.31%) SQL
3 21 (21.21%) C#
4 13 (13.13%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.08%) PHP
6 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.06%) Python
6 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.02%) C++
7 2 (2.02%) Groovy
7 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) CCEA
4 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Puppet
2 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.06%) yum
4 1 (1.01%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) hybris
3 11 (11.11%) ATG
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.06%) Adobe
6 5 (5.05%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) Perforce
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Compuware
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) Telerik
8 1 (1.01%) Zend
Chester, Cheshire
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