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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.93% 4.32% 18.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 5.26% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
Average daily rate £405 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
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
99 114 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.90% 82.01% 89.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -35.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £14.62 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (33.33%) Hudson
5 3 (33.33%) Redis
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Maven

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) Redis
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) Hudson
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) Checkstyle
4 1 (11.11%) FindBugs
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JSP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apigee
1 1 (11.11%) ATG
1 1 (11.11%) hybris
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce
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