The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 11 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 21 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.19% 0.42% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.29% 0.50% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
Median daily rate £600 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -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 Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 201 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 76.70% 84.10% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 122 70
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for TDD.

1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 15 (55.56%) BDD
4 12 (44.44%) Spring
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 11 (40.74%) Microservices
5 11 (40.74%) API Design
6 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) HTML
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 9 (33.33%) RESTful
7 9 (33.33%) Kanban
7 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (29.63%) Open Source
8 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
8 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
9 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.93%) MySQL
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) VMware
10 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (22.22%) Coaching

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) DNN
2 1 (3.70%) Immediacy CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Kentico
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
1 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) NuGet
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Principal Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Principal .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Principal Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Coach
8 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum Master
8 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Spring
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) RESTful
5 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) CSS3
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (3.70%) JSON
9 1 (3.70%) REST
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blog
1 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) BDD
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) API Design
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 11 (40.74%) Microservices
4 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 9 (33.33%) Kanban
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (29.63%) Open Source
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Coaching
7 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
9 4 (14.81%) OOD
10 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (11.11%) MVC
10 3 (11.11%) OO
11 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCAD
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) MCSD
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) Alterian
4 1 (3.70%) Ektron
4 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase