The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.00% 2.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£346 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
44 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 73.33% 63.64% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 47
Average daily rate £375 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) C
4 6 (66.67%) C++
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (66.67%) WSDL
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) Java EE
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) Banking
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
4 6 (66.67%) Mac OS
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) Waterfall

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Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) PhpStorm
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) WSDL
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) Java EE
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) AIX
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 6 (66.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) B2B
6 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree