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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.47% 0.52% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 0.78% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£350 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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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
218 129 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 75.69% 66.84% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 78 84
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 6 (54.55%) User Experience
4 6 (54.55%) Capistrano
4 6 (54.55%) Sinatra
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (45.45%) Google
5 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) New Relic
5 5 (45.45%) Analytics
6 4 (36.36%) Middleware
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) JUnit
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) eggPlant
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) Sinatra
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) API Development
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google
1 5 (45.45%) New Relic
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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