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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 78 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.38% 6.06% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 8.11% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 28
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£325 £340 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £379 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £28.13 £27.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -15.38%
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
1036 826 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.50% 74.68% 69.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 424 424
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Salford -7 5 £375 +3.44%
Stockport +1 2 £325 -4.41% 8
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 6
Cheadle - - - - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 124 (83.22%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.98%) HTML
3 68 (45.64%) JavaScript
3 68 (45.64%) CSS
4 62 (41.61%) Scrum
5 56 (37.58%) C#
6 53 (35.57%) MVC
7 49 (32.89%) .NET
8 42 (28.19%) jQuery
9 40 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (26.85%) HTML5
10 38 (25.50%) OO
11 35 (23.49%) OOP
12 32 (21.48%) SQL Server
12 32 (21.48%) Git (software)
13 30 (20.13%) Web Services
14 28 (18.79%) Java
14 28 (18.79%) BDD
14 28 (18.79%) Ajax
15 27 (18.12%) Python
16 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET
17 24 (16.11%) Unit Testing
17 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (16.11%) CSS3
18 23 (15.44%) Software Engineering
19 21 (14.09%) Finance
20 19 (12.75%) XHTML
20 19 (12.75%) Django
21 18 (12.08%) Kanban
21 18 (12.08%) PHP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (3.36%) Apache
1 5 (3.36%) Node.js
2 3 (2.01%) Orchard CMS
2 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.01%) IIS
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) CMS
3 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.67%) Mule
4 1 (0.67%) nginx
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
1 1 (0.67%) PaaS
1 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) AMQP
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.04%) MySQL
4 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.70%) Big Data
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.03%) RavenDB
5 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.36%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (3.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.68%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (2.68%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.01%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (21.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.38%) NUnit
3 10 (6.71%) JIRA
4 8 (5.37%) Mercurial
5 7 (4.70%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.03%) Subversion
6 6 (4.03%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.36%) Hudson
7 5 (3.36%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.36%) Calabash
7 5 (3.36%) Grunt
7 5 (3.36%) Bower
7 5 (3.36%) CasperJS
8 4 (2.68%) PhantomJS
8 4 (2.68%) Selenium
8 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.01%) Maven
9 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Games
3 3 (2.01%) Retail
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (79.19%) Developer
2 30 (20.13%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.75%) Senior Developer
4 17 (11.41%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (8.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Python Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Django Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Python/Django Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Analyst
11 7 (4.70%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.70%) iOS Developer
11 7 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Cognos Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.36%) Architect
12 5 (3.36%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.98%) HTML
2 68 (45.64%) CSS
3 49 (32.89%) .NET
4 42 (28.19%) jQuery
5 40 (26.85%) HTML5
6 30 (20.13%) Web Services
7 28 (18.79%) Ajax
8 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET
9 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (16.11%) CSS3
10 19 (12.75%) XHTML
10 19 (12.75%) Django
11 17 (11.41%) JSON
11 17 (11.41%) WCF
12 15 (10.07%) XML
13 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (8.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (7.38%) .NET Framework
16 10 (6.71%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (6.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) User Experience
2 12 (8.05%) Open Source
3 8 (5.37%) Animation
3 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.70%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.70%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.36%) IPTV
6 4 (2.68%) NHS
6 4 (2.68%) iPad
6 4 (2.68%) iPhone
7 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.01%) New Media
8 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.34%) RIA
8 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.67%) Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) W3C
9 1 (0.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.04%) Android
3 8 (5.37%) Linux
4 7 (4.70%) UNIX
5 5 (3.36%) Windows
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (83.22%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (41.61%) Scrum
3 53 (35.57%) MVC
4 40 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (25.50%) OO
6 35 (23.49%) OOP
7 28 (18.79%) BDD
8 24 (16.11%) Unit Testing
9 23 (15.44%) Software Engineering
10 18 (12.08%) Kanban
11 14 (9.40%) Pair Programming
12 13 (8.72%) SOA
13 10 (6.71%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.04%) iOS Development
14 9 (6.04%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.04%) Software Testing
15 8 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (5.37%) User Stories
16 7 (4.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (45.64%) JavaScript
2 56 (37.58%) C#
3 28 (18.79%) Java
4 27 (18.12%) Python
5 18 (12.08%) PHP
6 15 (10.07%) SQL
6 15 (10.07%) Ruby
7 12 (8.05%) Scala
8 10 (6.71%) T-SQL
9 9 (6.04%) C++
9 9 (6.04%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.68%) XQuery
11 2 (1.34%) PHP5
12 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.67%) C
12 1 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.03%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) ISEB
3 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.37%) Oracle
3 5 (3.36%) Zend
3 5 (3.36%) Cognos
4 4 (2.68%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.34%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) HP
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 350 - 400
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago