The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.14% 3.76% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 4.59% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 109 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.72% 81.95% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 39 40
Average daily rate £375 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £406 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £20.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Chester region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 12 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) RESTful
4 9 (56.25%) SDLC
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
6 7 (43.75%) Pair Programming
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
7 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) Spring
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) BDD
8 4 (25.00%) Node.js
8 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (25.00%) Android
8 4 (25.00%) Android Development
9 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
9 3 (18.75%) Calabash
9 3 (18.75%) Appium
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) Kanban
9 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 3 (18.75%) Mocha

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) iPlanet
4 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) Redis
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Informix
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) Calabash
2 3 (18.75%) Appium
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Mocha
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) Gradle
4 1 (6.25%) Mockito
4 1 (6.25%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) RESTful
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) WSDL
6 2 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) OSGi
7 1 (6.25%) Apache Axis
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Pair Programming
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Android Development
6 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Kanban
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
6 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
6 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) hybris
1 2 (12.50%) Apigee
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
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