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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 40 21 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +42
Contract jobs citing TDD 26 62 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.57% 6.75% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 8.67% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 3
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£360 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
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
554 715 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.10% 77.80% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 353 276
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 28
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 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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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
Warrington -11 5 £350 +7.69% 8
Wilmslow -1 4 £320 -5.88% 3
Chester -10 4 £350 - 3
Knutsford +5 2 £390 -11.76% 4
Macclesfield - - - - 3
Crewe - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) HTML
2 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 27 (56.25%) Java
4 24 (50.00%) CSS
5 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (33.33%) Web Services
5 16 (33.33%) C#
5 16 (33.33%) RESTful
6 15 (31.25%) J2EE
6 15 (31.25%) MVC
7 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
7 13 (27.08%) JSON
7 13 (27.08%) BDD
8 12 (25.00%) Spring
8 12 (25.00%) .NET
9 11 (22.92%) XML
10 10 (20.83%) JUnit
10 10 (20.83%) SQL
10 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 9 (18.75%) HTML5
11 9 (18.75%) Linux
12 8 (16.67%) Struts
12 8 (16.67%) HTTP
12 8 (16.67%) Ruby
12 8 (16.67%) Cucumber
13 7 (14.58%) REST
13 7 (14.58%) Struts2
13 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
13 7 (14.58%) Eclipse

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (8.33%) Heroku
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.42%) Big Data
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.17%) Informix
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) JUnit
3 8 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.58%) Eclipse
5 6 (12.50%) Maven
6 5 (10.42%) Selenium
7 4 (8.33%) Ant
7 4 (8.33%) Subversion
7 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.25%) NUnit
9 2 (4.17%) JIRA
9 2 (4.17%) Introscope
9 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.17%) JBehave
9 2 (4.17%) MSTest
9 2 (4.17%) Grunt
9 2 (4.17%) Gradle
9 2 (4.17%) Bower
9 2 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) HTML
2 24 (50.00%) CSS
3 16 (33.33%) Web Services
3 16 (33.33%) RESTful
4 15 (31.25%) J2EE
5 13 (27.08%) JSON
6 12 (25.00%) Spring
6 12 (25.00%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.75%) HTML5
10 8 (16.67%) Struts
11 7 (14.58%) XSLT
11 7 (14.58%) NHibernate
11 7 (14.58%) Struts2
11 7 (14.58%) Java EE
11 7 (14.58%) REST
12 5 (10.42%) Ajax
12 5 (10.42%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (10.42%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Statistics
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.33%) Telematics
1 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Tandem
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) AIX
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (31.25%) MVC
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) MVVM
6 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (8.33%) Web Development
9 3 (6.25%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 27 (56.25%) Java
3 16 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 6 (12.50%) C++
7 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.33%) Groovy
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (6.25%) C
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
1 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Compuware
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Perforce
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
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