The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 6 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.77% 8.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.14% 10.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -40.14%
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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 82 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 74.47% 78.10% 83.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 57 31
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for TDD.

1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (87.50%) Code Coverage
2 21 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 19 (79.17%) Degree
3 19 (79.17%) SpecFlow
3 19 (79.17%) Windows
4 18 (75.00%) TestComplete
5 17 (70.83%) DevOps
5 17 (70.83%) Java
6 15 (62.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (50.00%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (25.00%) Gradle
10 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
10 5 (20.83%) Citrix
10 5 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (20.83%) CCEA
10 5 (20.83%) Migration
11 4 (16.67%) Banking
12 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
12 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
12 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 3 (12.50%) BDD

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Applications
1 21 (87.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (79.17%) SpecFlow
3 18 (75.00%) TestComplete
4 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (25.00%) Gradle
6 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
7 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
8 2 (8.33%) JIRA
8 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (8.33%) Xcode
9 1 (4.17%) Android Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Consultant
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps Consultant
3 10 (41.67%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Developer
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Java Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Android NDK
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Code Coverage
2 21 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 17 (70.83%) DevOps
4 15 (62.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
2 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) CCEA
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix