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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 22 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.28% 3.11% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 3.79% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 15
Median daily rate £488 £530 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% +32.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
223 317 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.44% 82.12% 82.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 228 259
Median daily rate £375 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 22
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £64.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend 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 20 January 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 +16 16 £500 -5.66% 2
Chorley +6 1 £235 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
2 20 (48.78%) BDD
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) COBOL
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle
4 11 (26.83%) HP
4 11 (26.83%) ICL
4 11 (26.83%) StarTeam
4 11 (26.83%) VME
4 11 (26.83%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
6 8 (19.51%) Microservices
6 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
7 7 (17.07%) .NET
7 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) QA
7 7 (17.07%) Selenium
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (14.63%) General Ledger
8 6 (14.63%) Data Management
8 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (14.63%) Cash Management
8 6 (14.63%) C#
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (14.63%) Workflow
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Applications

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 (14.63%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) StarTeam
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) Selenium
4 5 (12.20%) HP UFT
5 4 (9.76%) ClearCase
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
5 4 (9.76%) Rational Robot
5 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.88%) Subversion
6 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) Grunt
7 1 (2.44%) gulp
7 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.44%) Sahi
7 1 (2.44%) WATIR
7 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (14.63%) General Ledger
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) COBOL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Developer
6 3 (7.32%) E-Business Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) WPF
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.76%) WinForms
3 4 (9.76%) XSD
3 4 (9.76%) XSLT
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.44%) Durandal
6 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.44%) LESS
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) VME
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) OS/2
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) BDD
2 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.51%) Microservices
4 6 (14.63%) Cash Management
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Data Management
4 6 (14.63%) High Availability
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
4 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Workflow
5 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Test Management
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) UML
7 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) COBOL
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) VB
5 4 (9.76%) VB6
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) HP
1 11 (26.83%) ICL
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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