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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 18 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 74 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.58% 9.43% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 11.71% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 6
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£375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £458 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
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
666 632 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.26% 80.51% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 298 221
Average daily rate £408 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.82 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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
Chester -17 8 £325 -7.14% 9
Wilmslow -2 6 £320 -1.53%
Knutsford +1 5 £375 -3.22% 6
Warrington -11 3 - - 14
Daresbury - 3 £408 -
Crewe - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (60.94%) HTML
1 39 (60.94%) JavaScript
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (42.19%) CSS
4 27 (42.19%) RESTful
5 25 (39.06%) Git (software)
5 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (34.38%) JSON
6 22 (34.38%) Web Services
7 21 (32.81%) Degree
7 21 (32.81%) AngularJS
8 18 (28.13%) BDD
8 18 (28.13%) Spring
8 18 (28.13%) J2EE
9 17 (26.56%) Linux
9 17 (26.56%) Ruby
10 16 (25.00%) JUnit
10 16 (25.00%) HTML5
10 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 15 (23.44%) C#
11 15 (23.44%) SQL
11 15 (23.44%) OO
12 14 (21.88%) XML
12 14 (21.88%) MVC
12 14 (21.88%) Java EE
13 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
13 13 (20.31%) .NET
13 13 (20.31%) Finance
14 12 (18.75%) HTTP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (10.94%) Node.js
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (9.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon S3
1 9 (14.06%) Heroku
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) HTTP
2 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.50%) Big Data
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.38%) Informix
5 5 (7.81%) MySQL
6 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.13%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.13%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (25.00%) JUnit
2 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (14.06%) Maven
3 9 (14.06%) Selenium
4 8 (12.50%) Subversion
5 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 6 (9.38%) Mockito
6 5 (7.81%) Ant
7 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.13%) MSTest
9 2 (3.13%) JBehave
9 2 (3.13%) JIRA
9 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.13%) Introscope
9 2 (3.13%) NUnit
9 2 (3.13%) Grunt
9 2 (3.13%) Bower
9 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 31 (48.44%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (1.56%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) CSS
2 27 (42.19%) RESTful
3 22 (34.38%) JSON
3 22 (34.38%) Web Services
4 21 (32.81%) AngularJS
5 18 (28.13%) J2EE
5 18 (28.13%) Spring
6 16 (25.00%) HTML5
7 14 (21.88%) Java EE
7 14 (21.88%) XML
8 13 (20.31%) .NET
9 12 (18.75%) WSDL
10 11 (17.19%) jQuery
11 10 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (15.63%) SOAP
12 7 (10.94%) REST
13 6 (9.38%) PowerMock
13 6 (9.38%) JAX-RS
13 6 (9.38%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Statistics
1 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Telematics
2 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.81%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (6.25%) Online Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Open Source
6 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Tandem
7 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 7 (10.94%) UNIX
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Vista
4 6 (9.38%) Mac OS
4 6 (9.38%) AIX
4 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (28.13%) BDD
4 15 (23.44%) OO
5 14 (21.88%) MVC
6 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.50%) OOP
9 7 (10.94%) OOD
10 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.38%) Scrum
10 6 (9.38%) MVVM
10 6 (9.38%) Web Application Development
11 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.81%) Web Development
11 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.81%) AOP
12 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) JavaScript
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 17 (26.56%) Ruby
4 15 (23.44%) C#
4 15 (23.44%) SQL
5 11 (17.19%) C++
5 11 (17.19%) C
6 7 (10.94%) Groovy
7 6 (9.38%) Objective-C
8 5 (7.81%) Python
9 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
10 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
1 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) IBM
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Compuware
3 2 (3.13%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) Perforce
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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