The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 58 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.68% 3.86% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 5.24% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £460 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 840 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.44% 73.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 450 459
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 44
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -1 5 £350 +8.52% 2
Stockport - 5 £320 - 4
Altrincham - 5 £325 - 1
Bolton - 1 - - 4
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Bury - - - -
Wigan - - - - 4
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (56.91%) HTML
2 66 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 63 (51.22%) CSS
4 61 (49.59%) C#
5 56 (45.53%) .NET
6 47 (38.21%) MVC
7 45 (36.59%) Scrum
8 41 (33.33%) jQuery
9 34 (27.64%) Web Services
10 31 (25.20%) OOP
10 31 (25.20%) HTML5
10 31 (25.20%) BDD
11 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
11 30 (24.39%) Java
12 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET
13 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (21.14%) WCF
14 25 (20.33%) OO
15 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (17.07%) Ajax
17 20 (16.26%) CSS3
18 18 (14.63%) Finance
18 18 (14.63%) XML
19 17 (13.82%) SQL
20 15 (12.20%) Unit Testing
21 14 (11.38%) OOD
22 13 (10.57%) UML
22 13 (10.57%) Backbone.js
23 11 (8.94%) REST
23 11 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 6 (4.88%) CMS
2 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.07%) MQSeries
2 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.07%) Escenic
2 5 (4.07%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.63%) Apache
4 2 (1.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) Mule
5 1 (0.81%) WordPress
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) HTTP
2 6 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.69%) Big Data
4 6 (4.88%) MySQL
5 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.32%) NUnit
3 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.07%) Calabash
4 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.44%) Subversion
6 2 (1.63%) JIRA
6 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.63%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) RSpec
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) Grunt
7 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Games
2 7 (5.69%) Retail
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (79.67%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.01%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Java Programmer
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Developer Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Programmer
11 5 (4.07%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (56.91%) HTML
2 63 (51.22%) CSS
3 56 (45.53%) .NET
4 41 (33.33%) jQuery
5 34 (27.64%) Web Services
6 31 (25.20%) HTML5
7 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET
8 26 (21.14%) WCF
9 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (17.07%) Ajax
11 20 (16.26%) CSS3
12 18 (14.63%) XML
13 13 (10.57%) Backbone.js
14 11 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (8.94%) REST
15 10 (8.13%) Spring
15 10 (8.13%) SOAP
15 10 (8.13%) .NET Framework
16 9 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (7.32%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) IPTV
2 5 (4.07%) Animation
3 4 (3.25%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.25%) Kindle
3 4 (3.25%) New Media
3 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.44%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.44%) Open Source
5 2 (1.63%) RIA
5 2 (1.63%) iPhone
5 2 (1.63%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.81%) MHEG
6 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.81%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Android
1 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.21%) MVC
2 45 (36.59%) Scrum
3 31 (25.20%) OOP
3 31 (25.20%) BDD
4 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (20.33%) OO
6 15 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 14 (11.38%) OOD
8 13 (10.57%) UML
9 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.32%) Web Development
10 9 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
11 7 (5.69%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.69%) CRM
11 7 (5.69%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.88%) User Stories
12 6 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 61 (49.59%) C#
3 30 (24.39%) Java
4 17 (13.82%) SQL
5 11 (8.94%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.32%) PHP
7 8 (6.50%) Scala
8 7 (5.69%) Apex Code
8 7 (5.69%) Ruby
9 6 (4.88%) C++
10 5 (4.07%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.63%) Python
12 1 (0.81%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.81%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) ISEB
1 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Oracle
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (4.88%) JBoss
3 3 (2.44%) Zend
3 3 (2.44%) hybris
4 1 (0.81%) OpenTV
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