The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Knutsford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 76.27% 80.00% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 20
Average daily rate £405 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Cheshire

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

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) FishEye
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) FishEye
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Progress
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian