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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 24.00% 11.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.87% 14.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £366 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
67 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 89.33% 83.53% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 32
Median daily rate £425 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £572 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (70.73%) Test Automation
4 28 (68.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (68.29%) Java
5 26 (63.41%) .NET
5 26 (63.41%) MS Excel
5 26 (63.41%) Code Coverage
5 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
5 26 (63.41%) Software Engineering
6 23 (56.10%) Finance
7 22 (53.66%) Windows
7 22 (53.66%) Degree
7 22 (53.66%) SpecFlow
8 21 (51.22%) TestComplete
9 20 (48.78%) DevOps
10 12 (29.27%) BDD
11 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
12 9 (21.95%) Banking
12 9 (21.95%) Migration
12 9 (21.95%) SQL
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle
13 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
13 8 (19.51%) Citrix
13 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (19.51%) CCEA
13 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
14 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
14 7 (17.07%) XML
15 6 (14.63%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) CICS
1 5 (12.20%) JBoss
1 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (63.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) DB2
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (53.66%) SpecFlow
3 21 (51.22%) TestComplete
4 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
5 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
6 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
7 6 (14.63%) Gradle
8 5 (12.20%) ClearCase
8 5 (12.20%) Subversion
9 4 (9.76%) JUnit
10 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
10 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
10 3 (7.32%) JIRA
10 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
11 2 (4.88%) Mockito
11 2 (4.88%) Selenium
11 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (4.88%) TestNG
11 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
11 2 (4.88%) Xcode
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Consultant
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps Consultant
3 10 (24.39%) Integration Consultant
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
6 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.88%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.07%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) EJB
4 5 (12.20%) J2EE
4 5 (12.20%) JMS
4 5 (12.20%) JSP
4 5 (12.20%) Servlets
4 5 (12.20%) Struts
4 5 (12.20%) Web Services
4 5 (12.20%) WSDL
4 5 (12.20%) XSD
5 3 (7.32%) Spring
6 2 (4.88%) Apache POI
6 2 (4.88%) JPA
6 2 (4.88%) JSON
6 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.44%) Android NDK
7 1 (2.44%) HTML5
7 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (12.20%) Mainframe
1 5 (12.20%) PMI
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (70.73%) Test Automation
4 26 (63.41%) Code Coverage
4 26 (63.41%) Software Engineering
5 20 (48.78%) DevOps
6 12 (29.27%) BDD
7 9 (21.95%) Migration
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) SDLC
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
9 5 (12.20%) CMMI
9 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
9 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) RUP
9 5 (12.20%) Service Management
9 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) Assembly Language
4 5 (12.20%) COBOL
5 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
2 8 (19.51%) CCEA
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Chordiant
3 5 (12.20%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Rally