The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Manchester
Rank 27 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 88 125 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.27% 6.48% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% 7.88% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 75
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1166 1587 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.05% 82.31% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 925 668
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 34
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 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
Salford -12 9 £440 +3.52%
Stockport - 3 £300 - 7
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 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 Manchester region with a requirement for TDD.

1 202 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (67.50%) BDD
3 139 (57.92%) Java
4 114 (47.50%) JavaScript
5 107 (44.58%) Scrum
6 79 (32.92%) HTML
7 62 (25.83%) CSS
8 59 (24.58%) Git (software)
9 55 (22.92%) AngularJS
9 55 (22.92%) SQL
10 53 (22.08%) Software Engineering
11 51 (21.25%) Cucumber
12 50 (20.83%) RESTful
13 49 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (19.17%) Web Services
15 45 (18.75%) Node.js
15 45 (18.75%) REST
16 42 (17.50%) Scala
17 40 (16.67%) HTML5
18 39 (16.25%) C#
18 39 (16.25%) OO
19 38 (15.83%) Ruby
20 37 (15.42%) Pair Programming
20 37 (15.42%) Kanban
21 36 (15.00%) JSON
21 36 (15.00%) Linux
22 35 (14.58%) JUnit
23 34 (14.17%) Spring
23 34 (14.17%) NoSQL
24 32 (13.33%) Python

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (4.58%) GeoServer
2 10 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.67%) Confluence
4 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.25%) CMS
6 2 (0.83%) Jetty
6 2 (0.83%) nginx
6 2 (0.83%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.42%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Kentico
7 1 (0.42%) Liferay
7 1 (0.42%) Mule
7 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.75%) GitHub
2 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.67%) Slack
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.83%) Google Play
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.83%) HTTP
2 8 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) AMQP
4 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) NFC
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.17%) NoSQL
2 24 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.67%) MySQL
4 13 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.67%) Big Data
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.25%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.25%) HDInsight
9 3 (1.25%) Spark SQL
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.83%) DB2
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 51 (21.25%) Cucumber
3 35 (14.58%) JUnit
4 29 (12.08%) Jenkins
5 27 (11.25%) JIRA
6 25 (10.42%) Maven
7 19 (7.92%) Selenium
8 16 (6.67%) Subversion
9 14 (5.83%) Gradle
10 13 (5.42%) Mercurial
11 12 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (4.58%) JBehave
13 10 (4.17%) WebDriver
14 8 (3.33%) Jasmine
15 6 (2.50%) gulp
15 6 (2.50%) PhantomJS
16 4 (1.67%) Grunt
16 4 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
16 4 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 21 (8.75%) Games
2 17 (7.08%) Finance
3 8 (3.33%) Banking
4 4 (1.67%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 2 (0.83%) Electronics
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 181 (75.42%) Developer
2 69 (28.75%) Java Developer
3 44 (18.33%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.83%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (10.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 21 (8.75%) Agile Java Developer
6 21 (8.75%) Scala Developer
7 19 (7.92%) Software Engineer
8 18 (7.50%) .NET Developer
9 17 (7.08%) Java Scala Developer
10 16 (6.67%) Android Developer
11 14 (5.83%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.83%) Senior Agile Developer
11 14 (5.83%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 13 (5.42%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 13 (5.42%) Senior Scala Developer
13 12 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.92%) HTML
2 62 (25.83%) CSS
3 55 (22.92%) AngularJS
4 50 (20.83%) RESTful
5 46 (19.17%) Web Services
6 45 (18.75%) Node.js
6 45 (18.75%) REST
7 40 (16.67%) HTML5
8 36 (15.00%) JSON
9 34 (14.17%) Spring
10 29 (12.08%) .NET
10 29 (12.08%) XML
11 24 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 23 (9.58%) Hibernate
12 23 (9.58%) jQuery
13 21 (8.75%) CSS3
14 20 (8.33%) React
15 16 (6.67%) Sass
16 15 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
17 13 (5.42%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Mobile App
1 23 (9.58%) User Experience
2 11 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.50%) Mobile Games
5 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.25%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.25%) MHEG
7 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.83%) IPTV
7 2 (0.83%) New Media
8 1 (0.42%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) Fintech
8 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.42%) Telematics
8 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.00%) Linux
2 31 (12.92%) Android
3 22 (9.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.08%) Unix
5 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.67%) Windows
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.42%) VME
6 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (67.50%) BDD
3 107 (44.58%) Scrum
4 53 (22.08%) Software Engineering
5 49 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (16.25%) OO
7 37 (15.42%) Kanban
7 37 (15.42%) Pair Programming
8 30 (12.50%) MVC
9 29 (12.08%) Open Source
10 28 (11.67%) Web Development
11 26 (10.83%) High Availability
12 25 (10.42%) Microservices
12 25 (10.42%) OOP
13 21 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (7.92%) Android Development
15 18 (7.50%) SOA
15 18 (7.50%) Software Delivery
16 16 (6.67%) Migration
17 15 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 139 (57.92%) Java
2 114 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 55 (22.92%) SQL
4 42 (17.50%) Scala
5 39 (16.25%) C#
6 38 (15.83%) Ruby
7 32 (13.33%) Python
8 19 (7.92%) Groovy
9 17 (7.08%) PHP
10 15 (6.25%) Clojure
11 13 (5.42%) Objective-C
12 10 (4.17%) ES6
13 8 (3.33%) C++
14 5 (2.08%) F#
14 5 (2.08%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.67%) Apple Swift
16 3 (1.25%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.83%) VB
17 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (2.50%) ISEB
3 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) MCP
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.25%) Puppet
2 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.58%) ESRI
3 9 (3.75%) Oracle
4 5 (2.08%) Google
4 5 (2.08%) Twitter
5 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.25%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.83%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) Perforce
7 2 (0.83%) SAP
7 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.42%) Alterian
8 1 (0.42%) Capita
8 1 (0.42%) Ektron
8 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.42%) Facebook
8 1 (0.42%) ICL
8 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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