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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.09% - 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% - 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £375
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 £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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
170 139 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.63% 84.24% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 42 37
Average daily rate £388 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.69 £28.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) RESTful
3 8 (57.14%) SDLC
4 7 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
7 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) Kanban
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) WSDL
8 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
8 3 (21.43%) JAX-RPC
8 3 (21.43%) JBoss
8 3 (21.43%) Finance

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (14.29%) Redis
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Informix
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Mockito
3 2 (14.29%) Mocha
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Calabash
3 2 (14.29%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) WSDL
6 3 (21.43%) JAX-RPC
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) PowerMock
7 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) Android Development
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) Apigee
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
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