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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 69 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.77% 5.27% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 6.34% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 22
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £414 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
867 820 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.08% 83.08% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 524 313
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 33
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 May 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 May 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
Knutsford +2 17 £425 +22.74% 4
Warrington -3 16 £480 +12.94% 3
Chester +4 15 £394 +5.00% 2
Macclesfield - 7 £335 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 95 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (58.26%) Java
3 57 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
5 46 (40.00%) .NET
6 43 (37.39%) SQL
7 42 (36.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (35.65%) Finance
9 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
10 32 (27.83%) Web Services
11 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
12 28 (24.35%) MVC
13 27 (23.48%) Code Coverage
13 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
13 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
14 26 (22.61%) Oracle
15 25 (21.74%) XML
15 25 (21.74%) Spring
16 24 (20.87%) Degree
16 24 (20.87%) DevOps
17 23 (20.00%) Windows
18 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
18 22 (19.13%) BDD
18 22 (19.13%) SpecFlow
19 21 (18.26%) TestComplete
19 21 (18.26%) Scrum
20 20 (17.39%) HTML
20 20 (17.39%) CSS
21 18 (15.65%) C#
21 18 (15.65%) Jenkins

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 15 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.35%) CICS
3 5 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (4.35%) JBoss
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
1 2 (1.74%) Google Play
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) HTTP
1 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.35%) DB2
6 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.61%) Redis
7 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.87%) MySQL
9 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (36.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (19.13%) SpecFlow
3 21 (18.26%) TestComplete
4 18 (15.65%) Jenkins
5 14 (12.17%) JUnit
6 13 (11.30%) Selenium
7 12 (10.43%) Cucumber
7 12 (10.43%) JIRA
8 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
8 9 (7.83%) Subversion
9 7 (6.09%) Gradle
9 7 (6.09%) Maven
9 7 (6.09%) Mockito
10 6 (5.22%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.35%) Checkstyle
11 5 (4.35%) ClearCase
11 5 (4.35%) FindBugs
11 5 (4.35%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.61%) Moq
12 3 (2.61%) Xcode
General
1 41 (35.65%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (61.74%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.52%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.04%) Consultant
5 14 (12.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (12.17%) DevOps Consultant
5 14 (12.17%) SQL Developer
6 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Integration Consultant
7 11 (9.57%) Agile Developer
7 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Architect
8 9 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.00%) .NET
2 32 (27.83%) Web Services
3 25 (21.74%) Spring
3 25 (21.74%) XML
4 20 (17.39%) CSS
4 20 (17.39%) HTML
5 17 (14.78%) HTML5
5 17 (14.78%) jQuery
6 15 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 15 (13.04%) J2EE
7 12 (10.43%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (10.43%) JSON
8 11 (9.57%) JSP
8 11 (9.57%) RESTful
8 11 (9.57%) Servlets
9 10 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 10 (8.70%) XSLT
10 9 (7.83%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.83%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.35%) PMI
4 4 (3.48%) Online Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 3 (2.61%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.87%) iPad
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.22%) Android
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
4 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
5 28 (24.35%) MVC
6 27 (23.48%) Code Coverage
7 24 (20.87%) DevOps
8 22 (19.13%) BDD
9 21 (18.26%) Scrum
10 14 (12.17%) Unit Testing
11 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
11 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
11 13 (11.30%) Web Development
12 11 (9.57%) Analytics
12 11 (9.57%) Visual Analytics
13 8 (6.96%) Data Management
13 8 (6.96%) Integration Testing
13 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.96%) Project Management
13 8 (6.96%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (58.26%) Java
2 43 (37.39%) SQL
3 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.65%) C#
5 16 (13.91%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.96%) C++
7 7 (6.09%) Python
8 6 (5.22%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.35%) Assembly Language
9 5 (4.35%) COBOL
9 5 (4.35%) PHP
9 5 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.61%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.74%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.87%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.87%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.87%) C
12 1 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (20.87%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) CCEA
2 7 (6.09%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.61%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.61%) Oracle
3 14 (12.17%) IBM
4 7 (6.09%) Citrix
5 5 (4.35%) Chordiant
5 5 (4.35%) Perforce
6 3 (2.61%) Google
6 3 (2.61%) Sun
7 1 (0.87%) ATG
7 1 (0.87%) hybris
7 1 (0.87%) Rally
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