The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 86 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.24% 4.61% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 6.33% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £65.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% +100.76%
TDD
North West

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
1236 901 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.32% 72.84% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 511 451
Average daily rate £377 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 36
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +2 4 £325 +1.56% 4
Salford +3 3 £400 +14.28%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 129 (79.14%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (47.85%) Java
3 68 (41.72%) JavaScript
4 62 (38.04%) HTML
4 62 (38.04%) CSS
5 58 (35.58%) Scrum
6 49 (30.06%) BDD
7 44 (26.99%) HTML5
8 43 (26.38%) Web Services
9 42 (25.77%) AngularJS
10 41 (25.15%) CSS3
10 41 (25.15%) JSON
11 40 (24.54%) REST
12 38 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (23.31%) Git (software)
13 32 (19.63%) Subversion
14 31 (19.02%) OO
15 30 (18.40%) .NET
16 29 (17.79%) MVC
17 28 (17.18%) C#
18 26 (15.95%) SQL
19 25 (15.34%) Pair Programming
20 24 (14.72%) RESTful
21 23 (14.11%) SOAP
22 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
22 22 (13.50%) Software Engineering
23 21 (12.88%) OOP
23 21 (12.88%) Linux
23 21 (12.88%) SOA
23 21 (12.88%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (12.88%) Node.js
2 12 (7.36%) Apache
3 7 (4.29%) CMS
4 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.07%) JBoss
5 4 (2.45%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (2.45%) Liferay
5 4 (2.45%) Confluence
6 3 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.84%) Zope
7 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.23%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.45%) SaaS
2 4 (2.45%) PaaS
3 2 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) Internet
2 6 (3.68%) HTTP
3 4 (2.45%) AMQP
4 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.04%) NoSQL
2 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.75%) MySQL
4 10 (6.13%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.13%) Big Data
4 10 (6.13%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.84%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.61%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 38 (23.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (19.63%) Subversion
3 19 (11.66%) Selenium
4 13 (7.98%) Mercurial
5 12 (7.36%) SoapUI
6 9 (5.52%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.91%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.29%) JIRA
9 5 (3.07%) JUnit
9 5 (3.07%) Hudson
9 5 (3.07%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.45%) Ant
10 4 (2.45%) Gradle
10 4 (2.45%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.45%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.23%) RSpec
11 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (7.36%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
4 2 (1.23%) Electronics
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Front Office
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (70.55%) Developer
2 26 (15.95%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.43%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (7.36%) .NET Developer
6 11 (6.75%) Architect
7 10 (6.13%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (4.91%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Tester
10 7 (4.29%) Java Architect
11 6 (3.68%) Android Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) QA Tester
11 6 (3.68%) Node.js Developer
12 5 (3.07%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (38.04%) HTML
1 62 (38.04%) CSS
2 44 (26.99%) HTML5
3 43 (26.38%) Web Services
4 42 (25.77%) AngularJS
5 41 (25.15%) CSS3
5 41 (25.15%) JSON
6 40 (24.54%) REST
7 30 (18.40%) .NET
8 24 (14.72%) RESTful
9 23 (14.11%) SOAP
10 17 (10.43%) jQuery
11 16 (9.82%) Spring
12 14 (8.59%) Ajax
12 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET
13 13 (7.98%) J2EE
13 13 (7.98%) XML
14 11 (6.75%) Hibernate
14 11 (6.75%) Backbone.js
14 11 (6.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.45%) User Experience
6 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.84%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.23%) Social Network
7 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.23%) NHS
7 2 (1.23%) DTV
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.61%) IPTV
8 1 (0.61%) iSeries
8 1 (0.61%) MHEG
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Linux
2 20 (12.27%) Android
3 19 (11.66%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.52%) Windows
5 7 (4.29%) UNIX
6 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (79.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.58%) Scrum
3 49 (30.06%) BDD
4 38 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (19.02%) OO
6 29 (17.79%) MVC
7 25 (15.34%) Pair Programming
8 22 (13.50%) Software Engineering
8 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
9 21 (12.88%) OOP
9 21 (12.88%) SOA
10 19 (11.66%) Open Source
10 19 (11.66%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
12 16 (9.82%) Android Development
12 16 (9.82%) Mobile Development
13 15 (9.20%) iOS Development
13 15 (9.20%) Kanban
14 14 (8.59%) Web Development
15 13 (7.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (47.85%) Java
2 68 (41.72%) JavaScript
3 28 (17.18%) C#
4 26 (15.95%) SQL
5 19 (11.66%) Scala
6 15 (9.20%) Python
7 13 (7.98%) PHP
8 11 (6.75%) Groovy
9 9 (5.52%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.91%) Ruby
11 7 (4.29%) C
12 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.45%) C++
14 3 (1.84%) Perl
14 3 (1.84%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.84%) PHP5
15 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.61%) RPG
16 1 (0.61%) R
16 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) PMP
4 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Squid
2 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) Puppet
1 4 (2.45%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.23%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle
2 5 (3.07%) Adobe
3 4 (2.45%) SAP
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.45%) Telerik
3 4 (2.45%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.84%) Twitter
5 2 (1.23%) Facebook
5 2 (1.23%) Zend
5 2 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) OpenTV
6 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.61%) Kony
6 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
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