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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 106 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.73% 5.02% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 6.55% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 49 43
Median daily rate £426 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
1491 1237 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.64% 76.69% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 758 521
Median daily rate £408 £377 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% +7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 11 £388 -3.12%
Stockport -11 5 £475 +46.15% 3
Bury - 3 £350 - 1
Bolton - 2 £275 - 7
Wigan - 1 £500 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 222 (86.72%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (62.50%) Java
3 118 (46.09%) BDD
4 112 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 87 (33.98%) Scrum
6 84 (32.81%) CSS
7 75 (29.30%) HTML
8 68 (26.56%) Spring
9 56 (21.88%) Web Services
10 55 (21.48%) HTML5
11 54 (21.09%) Pair Programming
12 51 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (17.58%) Scala
13 45 (17.58%) CSS3
14 43 (16.80%) AngularJS
14 43 (16.80%) RESTful
15 42 (16.41%) OO
16 41 (16.02%) MVC
17 39 (15.23%) Hibernate
17 39 (15.23%) C#
17 39 (15.23%) Git (software)
18 38 (14.84%) Software Engineering
18 38 (14.84%) .NET
19 37 (14.45%) Web Development
20 35 (13.67%) OOP
21 33 (12.89%) XML
22 32 (12.50%) Open Source
22 32 (12.50%) Ruby
23 31 (12.11%) SQL
24 30 (11.72%) Node.js

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 (4.30%) CMS
2 5 (1.95%) Confluence
2 5 (1.95%) Drupal
2 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.17%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.17%) GeoServer
5 2 (0.78%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.38%) GitHub
2 9 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (0.78%) Google Play
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) HTTP
2 6 (2.34%) Internet
2 6 (2.34%) Network Security
3 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) AMQP
4 1 (0.39%) Skype
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.86%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.47%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.34%) MySQL
6 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.56%) Redis
8 3 (1.17%) GIS
8 3 (1.17%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
10 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.39%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 29 (11.33%) Selenium
4 24 (9.38%) JIRA
5 20 (7.81%) JUnit
6 19 (7.42%) Maven
7 18 (7.03%) Mercurial
8 16 (6.25%) Cucumber
9 14 (5.47%) Grunt
9 14 (5.47%) Jasmine
9 14 (5.47%) Subversion
10 10 (3.91%) Mocha
11 7 (2.73%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.73%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.34%) gulp
12 6 (2.34%) HP UFT
13 5 (1.95%) QUnit
14 3 (1.17%) JsTestDriver
14 3 (1.17%) Robotium
General
1 23 (8.98%) Finance
2 11 (4.30%) Banking
3 9 (3.52%) Local Government
3 9 (3.52%) Retail
4 7 (2.73%) Games
5 6 (2.34%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.17%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 202 (78.91%) Developer
2 110 (42.97%) Java Developer
3 38 (14.84%) Agile Developer
3 38 (14.84%) Senior Developer
4 35 (13.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (12.89%) Agile Java Developer
6 27 (10.55%) Scala Developer
7 24 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (8.98%) .NET Developer
8 23 (8.98%) Java Scala Developer
9 18 (7.03%) Node.js Developer
9 18 (7.03%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 18 (7.03%) Senior Scala Developer
10 17 (6.64%) Web Developer
11 16 (6.25%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.47%) Senior Agile Developer
12 14 (5.47%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 13 (5.08%) Angular Developer
13 13 (5.08%) J2EE Developer
13 13 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.81%) CSS
2 75 (29.30%) HTML
3 68 (26.56%) Spring
4 56 (21.88%) Web Services
5 55 (21.48%) HTML5
6 45 (17.58%) CSS3
7 43 (16.80%) AngularJS
7 43 (16.80%) RESTful
8 39 (15.23%) Hibernate
9 38 (14.84%) .NET
10 33 (12.89%) XML
11 30 (11.72%) Node.js
12 29 (11.33%) J2EE
12 29 (11.33%) jQuery
13 26 (10.16%) REST
14 23 (8.98%) ASP.NET
15 20 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (7.81%) React
16 16 (6.25%) JSP
17 15 (5.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (8.98%) User Experience
3 17 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.34%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.34%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.95%) MHEG
7 3 (1.17%) Animation
7 3 (1.17%) Interactive TV
7 3 (1.17%) IPTV
7 3 (1.17%) Semantic Web
7 3 (1.17%) Streaming Media
7 3 (1.17%) Wiki
8 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.86%) Android
2 12 (4.69%) Linux
3 9 (3.52%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.52%) Windows
4 3 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.78%) Unix
5 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (86.72%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (46.09%) BDD
3 87 (33.98%) Scrum
4 54 (21.09%) Pair Programming
5 51 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (16.41%) OO
7 41 (16.02%) MVC
8 38 (14.84%) Software Engineering
9 37 (14.45%) Web Development
10 35 (13.67%) OOP
11 32 (12.50%) Open Source
12 28 (10.94%) Kanban
13 22 (8.59%) SOA
14 21 (8.20%) Microservices
15 20 (7.81%) E-Commerce
15 20 (7.81%) Software Delivery
16 19 (7.42%) Unit Testing
17 17 (6.64%) SDLC
17 17 (6.64%) Web Application Development
18 16 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 160 (62.50%) Java
2 112 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 45 (17.58%) Scala
4 39 (15.23%) C#
5 32 (12.50%) Ruby
6 31 (12.11%) SQL
7 25 (9.77%) PHP
8 18 (7.03%) Groovy
9 17 (6.64%) Clojure
10 15 (5.86%) Python
11 9 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.13%) C++
13 7 (2.73%) Go
14 6 (2.34%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.78%) C
18 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.30%) Degree
3 9 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) ISEB
4 2 (0.78%) PhD
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.64%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) SDET
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (6.64%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (4.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Puppet
2 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.78%) yum
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.30%) Oracle
3 8 (3.13%) Google
4 6 (2.34%) HP
5 4 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.56%) Twitter
6 3 (1.17%) ESRI
6 3 (1.17%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.78%) Facebook
7 2 (0.78%) hybris
8 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
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