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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 75 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.69% 3.60% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.68% 4.99% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 51
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £283 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
977 862 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.07% 72.13% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 464 467
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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
Stockport - 7 £320 - 8
Salford 0 5 £350 +16.66% 3
Altrincham - 3 £325 - 2
Bolton - 1 - - 2
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Wigan - - - -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 73 (59.35%) HTML
2 66 (53.66%) CSS
3 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
4 55 (44.72%) C#
5 53 (43.09%) Scrum
6 51 (41.46%) .NET
7 48 (39.02%) MVC
8 42 (34.15%) jQuery
9 41 (33.33%) HTML5
10 35 (28.46%) OOP
11 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (24.39%) Web Services
12 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
13 28 (22.76%) OO
14 26 (21.14%) Java
14 26 (21.14%) CSS3
15 25 (20.33%) BDD
15 25 (20.33%) Ajax
16 21 (17.07%) WCF
17 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (15.45%) Finance
17 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET
18 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
18 15 (12.20%) XML
18 15 (12.20%) XHTML
18 15 (12.20%) Backbone.js
19 14 (11.38%) Git (software)
19 14 (11.38%) Unit Testing
20 13 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 13 (10.57%) UML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
2 5 (4.07%) Escenic
2 5 (4.07%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (4.07%) CMS
2 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.07%) MQSeries
2 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.63%) Apache
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.81%) Mule
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Internet
2 4 (3.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.50%) MySQL
4 7 (5.69%) Big Data
5 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.13%) NUnit
3 6 (4.88%) JIRA
3 6 (4.88%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.07%) Calabash
4 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.44%) Subversion
7 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) Grunt
8 1 (0.81%) Hudson
8 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.81%) RSpec
8 1 (0.81%) Selenium
8 1 (0.81%) Xcode
8 1 (0.81%) JMeter
8 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Games
2 5 (4.07%) Retail
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (76.42%) Developer
2 23 (18.70%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (13.01%) Analyst
5 15 (12.20%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (8.94%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) iOS Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Programmer
10 5 (4.07%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Java Programmer
10 5 (4.07%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (59.35%) HTML
2 66 (53.66%) CSS
3 51 (41.46%) .NET
4 42 (34.15%) jQuery
5 41 (33.33%) HTML5
6 30 (24.39%) Web Services
7 26 (21.14%) CSS3
8 25 (20.33%) Ajax
9 21 (17.07%) WCF
10 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET
11 15 (12.20%) XML
11 15 (12.20%) XHTML
11 15 (12.20%) Backbone.js
12 13 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (8.94%) Spring
14 10 (8.13%) J2EE
14 10 (8.13%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Animation
2 5 (4.07%) IPTV
3 4 (3.25%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.44%) Open Source
4 3 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.44%) New Media
4 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) RIA
5 2 (1.63%) iPad
5 2 (1.63%) iPhone
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
1 7 (5.69%) Android
2 5 (4.07%) Linux
3 2 (1.63%) UNIX
3 2 (1.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Scrum
2 48 (39.02%) MVC
3 35 (28.46%) OOP
4 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (22.76%) OO
6 25 (20.33%) BDD
7 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.38%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.57%) UML
10 12 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.32%) User Stories
11 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.50%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (5.69%) Web Development
13 7 (5.69%) OOD
13 7 (5.69%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (4.88%) Pair Programming
14 6 (4.88%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
2 55 (44.72%) C#
3 26 (21.14%) Java
4 12 (9.76%) SQL
5 11 (8.94%) Scala
6 8 (6.50%) PHP
6 8 (6.50%) C++
6 8 (6.50%) Python
7 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.88%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.25%) Ruby
10 3 (2.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.81%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.81%) PHP5
11 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) Degree
1 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.69%) Oracle
2 6 (4.88%) JBoss
3 5 (4.07%) Zend
4 3 (2.44%) hybris
4 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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