The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 8 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.11% 3.81% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.71% 4.44% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.37% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
70 90 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.71% 85.71% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 52
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Chester region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for TDD.

1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) OOP
4 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) J2EE
5 5 (27.78%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) JBoss
6 4 (22.22%) Derivative
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (16.67%) Microservices
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (16.67%) Back Office
7 3 (16.67%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) JSTL
5 2 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Struts
6 1 (5.56%) Akka
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Derivative
1 4 (22.22%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) RIA
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) OOP
3 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) RAD
6 2 (11.11%) RUP
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Groovy
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £470 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago