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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 115 85 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.40% 5.58% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 7.28% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 46 36
Median daily rate £410 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
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
1450 1167 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 76.68% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 702 512
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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
Stockport +2 15 £350 +4.47% 1
Salford -2 7 £373 -5.09% 1
Bolton +3 2 £275 -21.42% 3
Bury - 2 £315 -
Wigan - 1 £500 - 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 223 (84.47%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (60.23%) Java
3 125 (47.35%) JavaScript
4 119 (45.08%) BDD
5 91 (34.47%) Scrum
6 85 (32.20%) CSS
7 74 (28.03%) HTML
8 65 (24.62%) Spring
9 61 (23.11%) Web Services
10 53 (20.08%) HTML5
11 48 (18.18%) Scala
12 47 (17.80%) Pair Programming
12 47 (17.80%) MVC
13 46 (17.42%) RESTful
14 45 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (17.05%) AngularJS
15 44 (16.67%) .NET
16 43 (16.29%) C#
17 42 (15.91%) SQL
17 42 (15.91%) XML
17 42 (15.91%) CSS3
18 41 (15.53%) OO
18 41 (15.53%) Software Engineering
19 37 (14.02%) Web Development
20 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
21 32 (12.12%) Selenium
21 32 (12.12%) REST
22 31 (11.74%) jQuery
23 30 (11.36%) OOP
23 30 (11.36%) 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 (4.17%) CMS
2 5 (1.89%) Drupal
2 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.52%) Confluence
3 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.14%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.14%) GeoServer
5 2 (0.76%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.33%) GitHub
2 19 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.06%) HTTP
2 5 (1.89%) Network Security
3 3 (1.14%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.14%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) Internet
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.27%) Hazelcast
5 6 (2.27%) MySQL
6 4 (1.52%) Redis
6 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.14%) GIS
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) DB2
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.38%) HBase
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.12%) Selenium
3 25 (9.47%) Jenkins
4 23 (8.71%) JIRA
5 16 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 15 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.30%) Jasmine
8 13 (4.92%) Grunt
8 13 (4.92%) JUnit
8 13 (4.92%) Maven
9 12 (4.55%) Subversion
10 10 (3.79%) Mocha
11 7 (2.65%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (2.65%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.27%) HP UFT
12 6 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.89%) gulp
13 5 (1.89%) QUnit
14 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.14%) NUnit
General
1 23 (8.71%) Finance
2 12 (4.55%) Banking
3 9 (3.41%) Local Government
3 9 (3.41%) Retail
4 7 (2.65%) Games
4 7 (2.65%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (78.41%) Developer
2 110 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.64%) Agile Developer
4 34 (12.88%) Senior Developer
5 31 (11.74%) Agile Java Developer
5 31 (11.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (10.23%) Scala Developer
7 25 (9.47%) .NET Developer
8 24 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (7.58%) Java Scala Developer
10 18 (6.82%) Node.js Developer
10 18 (6.82%) Web Developer
11 17 (6.44%) Software Engineer
12 15 (5.68%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 15 (5.68%) Senior Scala Developer
13 12 (4.55%) Analyst
13 12 (4.55%) Angular Developer
14 11 (4.17%) Senior Agile Developer
14 11 (4.17%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 10 (3.79%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (32.20%) CSS
2 74 (28.03%) HTML
3 65 (24.62%) Spring
4 61 (23.11%) Web Services
5 53 (20.08%) HTML5
6 46 (17.42%) RESTful
7 45 (17.05%) AngularJS
8 44 (16.67%) .NET
9 42 (15.91%) CSS3
9 42 (15.91%) XML
10 32 (12.12%) REST
11 31 (11.74%) jQuery
12 30 (11.36%) Node.js
13 29 (10.98%) Hibernate
14 27 (10.23%) ASP.NET
15 24 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (9.09%) J2EE
16 22 (8.33%) React
17 20 (7.58%) JSON
18 15 (5.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.85%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.20%) User Experience
3 12 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.65%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.27%) MHEG
7 5 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.52%) Interactive TV
8 4 (1.52%) IPTV
9 3 (1.14%) Animation
9 3 (1.14%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.76%) Wiki
11 1 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.20%) Linux
2 9 (3.41%) Android
3 7 (2.65%) Windows
4 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (84.47%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (45.08%) BDD
3 91 (34.47%) Scrum
4 47 (17.80%) MVC
4 47 (17.80%) Pair Programming
5 45 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (15.53%) OO
6 41 (15.53%) Software Engineering
7 37 (14.02%) Web Development
8 30 (11.36%) OOP
9 29 (10.98%) Open Source
10 26 (9.85%) Kanban
11 23 (8.71%) E-Commerce
12 20 (7.58%) SDLC
12 20 (7.58%) Unit Testing
13 19 (7.20%) Microservices
13 19 (7.20%) SOA
13 19 (7.20%) Web Application Development
14 18 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (6.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 159 (60.23%) Java
2 125 (47.35%) JavaScript
3 48 (18.18%) Scala
4 43 (16.29%) C#
5 42 (15.91%) SQL
6 28 (10.61%) Ruby
7 23 (8.71%) PHP
8 17 (6.44%) Python
9 16 (6.06%) Groovy
10 15 (5.68%) Clojure
11 11 (4.17%) C++
12 8 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.03%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.65%) Go
14 6 (2.27%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.89%) C
16 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.03%) Degree
4 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) PhD
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (3.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.76%) yum
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.79%) Oracle
3 6 (2.27%) Google
3 6 (2.27%) HP
4 5 (1.89%) Twitter
5 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.52%) OpenTV
6 3 (1.14%) ESRI
6 3 (1.14%) Facebook
7 2 (0.76%) hybris
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
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