The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.55% 8.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 12.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£273 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 91 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 67.05% 70.00% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 57 72
Average daily rate £400 £413 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £301 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £95.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Core Animation
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (40.00%) UIKit
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
2 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Animation
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Appium
1 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Core Animation
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (40.00%) UIKit
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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