The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.60% 3.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 3.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
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£425 £423 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
TDD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 354 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.66% 81.38% 54.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 204 74
Average daily rate £393 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £286 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 21
Average hourly rate £31.40 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.16 £47.55 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +4 2 £425 -14.14% 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) Scala
5 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 2 (18.18%) Tandem
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) SVG
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Batik
4 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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