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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 76 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.29% 4.83% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 5.90% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 20
Median daily rate £413 £375 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £423 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
760 796 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.88% 81.81% 76.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 482 323
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +5 18 £375 -6.25% 5
Knutsford +2 18 £425 +16.04%
Warrington +2 16 £465 +9.41% 4
Macclesfield - 7 £335 -
Northwich - 1 £325 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 110 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (60.61%) Java
3 66 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 54 (40.91%) SQL
5 53 (40.15%) .NET
6 49 (37.12%) Finance
7 44 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 37 (28.03%) Oracle
10 35 (26.52%) Web Services
10 35 (26.52%) Test Automation
11 31 (23.48%) Code Coverage
11 31 (23.48%) XML
11 31 (23.48%) MS Excel
11 31 (23.48%) Microsoft
12 29 (21.97%) Degree
13 28 (21.21%) Spring
13 28 (21.21%) DevOps
14 27 (20.45%) BDD
15 26 (19.70%) MVC
16 25 (18.94%) Scrum
16 25 (18.94%) Windows
16 25 (18.94%) SpecFlow
16 25 (18.94%) Jenkins
17 24 (18.18%) TestComplete
18 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 21 (15.91%) HTML
19 21 (15.91%) CSS
20 20 (15.15%) C#

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 19 (14.39%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.79%) CICS
4 5 (3.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (3.79%) JBoss
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (3.79%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (23.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) GitHub
1 2 (1.52%) Google Play
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) HTTP
1 5 (3.79%) Internet
1 5 (3.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.79%) DB2
6 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.27%) Redis
8 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.76%) MySQL
9 1 (0.76%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 44 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (18.94%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.94%) SpecFlow
3 24 (18.18%) TestComplete
4 17 (12.88%) Selenium
5 16 (12.12%) JIRA
5 16 (12.12%) JUnit
6 15 (11.36%) Git (software)
7 13 (9.85%) Subversion
8 12 (9.09%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.30%) Maven
9 7 (5.30%) Mockito
9 7 (5.30%) TeamCity
10 6 (4.55%) Gradle
11 5 (3.79%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.79%) Checkstyle
11 5 (3.79%) ClearCase
11 5 (3.79%) FindBugs
11 5 (3.79%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.79%) Xcode
General
1 49 (37.12%) Finance
2 20 (15.15%) Banking
3 10 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.79%) Publishing
5 3 (2.27%) Law
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (62.12%) Developer
2 33 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.39%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.88%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.88%) Consultant
4 17 (12.88%) SQL Developer
5 16 (12.12%) DevOps Consultant
6 15 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 15 (11.36%) Integration Consultant
7 13 (9.85%) Agile Developer
8 12 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (8.33%) Architect
9 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (6.82%) Senior SQL Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Agile Java Developer
12 6 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.15%) .NET
2 35 (26.52%) Web Services
3 31 (23.48%) XML
4 28 (21.21%) Spring
5 21 (15.91%) CSS
5 21 (15.91%) HTML
6 20 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 18 (13.64%) HTML5
7 18 (13.64%) J2EE
8 15 (11.36%) jQuery
9 14 (10.61%) XSLT
10 13 (9.85%) JDBC
10 13 (9.85%) SOAP
10 13 (9.85%) WSDL
11 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (9.09%) JSON
12 11 (8.33%) JSP
12 11 (8.33%) RESTful
12 11 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.79%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (3.79%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.79%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.79%) PMI
4 4 (3.03%) Online Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Replication
5 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Windows
2 8 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 35 (26.52%) Test Automation
5 31 (23.48%) Code Coverage
6 28 (21.21%) DevOps
7 27 (20.45%) BDD
8 26 (19.70%) MVC
9 25 (18.94%) Scrum
10 17 (12.88%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.12%) Waterfall
12 15 (11.36%) Unit Testing
13 14 (10.61%) Web Development
14 12 (9.09%) Analytics
14 12 (9.09%) Integration Testing
14 12 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (9.09%) Visual Analytics
15 11 (8.33%) Kanban
16 9 (6.82%) Migration
16 9 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (60.61%) Java
2 54 (40.91%) SQL
3 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.15%) C#
5 16 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 15 (11.36%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.06%) C++
7 8 (6.06%) Python
8 7 (5.30%) PHP
9 6 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.79%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.79%) COBOL
10 5 (3.79%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.27%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.52%) C
13 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.76%) Go
13 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (21.97%) Degree
2 8 (6.06%) CCEA
2 8 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (3.79%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.27%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (28.03%) Oracle
2 31 (23.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.64%) IBM
4 8 (6.06%) Citrix
5 5 (3.79%) Chordiant
5 5 (3.79%) Perforce
6 3 (2.27%) Google
6 3 (2.27%) Sun
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.76%) ATG
8 1 (0.76%) hybris
8 1 (0.76%) Rally
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