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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 28 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.56% 3.63% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 4.56% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 25
Average daily rate £381 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £320 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Knutsford +8 14 £425 +8.97% 3
Warrington -5 9 £325 -7.14% 8
Chester +2 7 £405 +15.71% 8
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 61 (85.92%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) Java
3 30 (42.25%) Web Services
4 28 (39.44%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
6 25 (35.21%) Finance
6 25 (35.21%) BDD
7 24 (33.80%) .NET
8 22 (30.99%) SQL
9 21 (29.58%) JSON
10 20 (28.17%) jQuery
10 20 (28.17%) C#
10 20 (28.17%) MVC
11 19 (26.76%) XML
12 18 (25.35%) Scrum
13 16 (22.54%) Spring
13 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
13 16 (22.54%) HTML
13 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
13 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
14 15 (21.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (21.13%) RESTful
14 15 (21.13%) Banking
15 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
16 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
16 13 (18.31%) HTML5
16 13 (18.31%) SDLC
17 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
17 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
17 12 (16.90%) Windows

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) Node.js
4 2 (2.82%) CICS
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.04%) Redis
5 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.23%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.82%) DB2
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (14.08%) Selenium
3 10 (14.08%) Subversion
4 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
4 9 (12.68%) JUnit
5 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
6 7 (9.86%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.45%) JIRA
8 5 (7.04%) Gradle
8 5 (7.04%) Maven
9 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.23%) Ant
10 3 (4.23%) Hudson
10 3 (4.23%) Mockito
10 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.23%) TestComplete
10 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.23%) WATIR
11 2 (2.82%) Mocha
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Automated Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) ETL Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Integration Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.25%) Web Services
2 24 (33.80%) .NET
3 21 (29.58%) JSON
4 20 (28.17%) jQuery
5 19 (26.76%) XML
6 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
6 16 (22.54%) HTML
6 16 (22.54%) Spring
7 15 (21.13%) RESTful
8 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
9 13 (18.31%) HTML5
10 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (15.49%) J2EE
11 10 (14.08%) WSDL
12 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
12 9 (12.68%) Java EE
12 9 (12.68%) SOAP
13 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
13 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
13 8 (11.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.82%) PMI
2 2 (2.82%) Replication
2 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) AIX
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Mac OS
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Vista
3 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.04%) Android
4 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (85.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (35.21%) BDD
4 20 (28.17%) MVC
5 18 (25.35%) Scrum
6 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.31%) SDLC
8 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
8 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
9 11 (15.49%) OO
10 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.08%) OOP
10 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.68%) Web Development
12 8 (11.27%) Kanban
13 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
14 6 (8.45%) Pair Programming
15 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (7.04%) Translating Business Requirements
16 4 (5.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.99%) SQL
4 20 (28.17%) C#
5 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.68%) C++
7 8 (11.27%) C
7 8 (11.27%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.82%) COBOL
10 1 (1.41%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.41%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
10 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) CCEA
2 3 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.23%) ISEB
2 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Citrix
2 3 (4.23%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Apigee
3 2 (2.82%) Chordiant
3 2 (2.82%) Perforce
4 1 (1.41%) ATG
4 1 (1.41%) hybris
4 1 (1.41%) Rally
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) Sun
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago