The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 14 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 26 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.12% 3.57% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 4.66% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 19
Median daily rate £464 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.63% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
220 343 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.60% 76.56% 79.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 227 209
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +23 21 £475 +22.58% 3
Fleetwood - 3 £400 -
Chorley +10 1 £235 - 1
Preston -5 1 £325 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) BDD
3 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
4 17 (36.17%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) Oracle
6 13 (27.66%) SQL
7 11 (23.40%) COBOL
7 11 (23.40%) HP
7 11 (23.40%) ICL
7 11 (23.40%) StarTeam
7 11 (23.40%) VME
7 11 (23.40%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
9 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
9 9 (19.15%) Microservices
9 9 (19.15%) Scrum
10 8 (17.02%) .NET
10 8 (17.02%) XML
10 8 (17.02%) QA
10 8 (17.02%) Selenium
11 7 (14.89%) Kanban
11 7 (14.89%) C#
12 6 (12.77%) HTML
12 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
12 6 (12.77%) CSS
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (12.77%) Workflow
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (12.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 3 (6.38%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) Riak
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) StarTeam
2 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.02%) Selenium
4 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
4 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.51%) ClearCase
5 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
5 4 (8.51%) Rational Robot
6 2 (4.26%) gulp
6 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.13%) Grunt
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) Sahi
7 1 (2.13%) WATIR
7 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 6 (12.77%) General Ledger
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) COBOL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.38%) E-Business Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
1 8 (17.02%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) CSS
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) REST
3 5 (10.64%) WPF
4 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) WinForms
4 4 (8.51%) XSD
4 4 (8.51%) XSLT
5 3 (6.38%) Ajax
5 3 (6.38%) DOM
5 3 (6.38%) SAX
5 3 (6.38%) Servlets
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
5 3 (6.38%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) Wiki
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) VME
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) BDD
3 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.15%) Microservices
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Kanban
6 6 (12.77%) Cash Management
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (12.77%) Data Management
6 6 (12.77%) High Availability
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Workflow
7 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.64%) Pair Programming
7 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) COBOL
4 7 (14.89%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.64%) VB
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 4 (8.51%) VB6
8 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.38%) Python
9 2 (4.26%) Groovy
9 2 (4.26%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) C
10 1 (2.13%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.51%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.26%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) HP
2 11 (23.40%) ICL
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Perforce
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