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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 91 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.85% 5.74% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 7.49% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 34
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £315 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £391 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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 1002 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.25% 76.66% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 597 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +1 5 £325 +1.56% 3
Salford +3 1 £385 +10.00%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 135 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (47.02%) Java
3 74 (44.05%) JavaScript
4 68 (40.48%) Scrum
5 63 (37.50%) CSS
6 58 (34.52%) HTML
7 48 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 47 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (26.79%) BDD
9 45 (26.79%) AngularJS
10 44 (26.19%) HTML5
11 42 (25.00%) Web Services
11 42 (25.00%) CSS3
12 40 (23.81%) REST
13 35 (20.83%) Subversion
14 34 (20.24%) JSON
15 33 (19.64%) C#
16 32 (19.05%) OO
17 31 (18.45%) .NET
17 31 (18.45%) SOAP
18 30 (17.86%) SQL
19 29 (17.26%) Pair Programming
19 29 (17.26%) MVC
20 27 (16.07%) SOA
21 24 (14.29%) OOP
21 24 (14.29%) RESTful
21 24 (14.29%) Scala
22 23 (13.69%) QA
22 23 (13.69%) Linux
23 22 (13.10%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 20 (11.90%) Node.js
2 8 (4.76%) Apache
3 6 (3.57%) CMS
3 6 (3.57%) JBoss
4 5 (2.98%) nginx
5 4 (2.38%) Liferay
5 4 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.19%) Zope
7 2 (1.19%) Confluence
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.19%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.38%) SaaS
1 4 (2.38%) PaaS
2 2 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) HTTP
1 6 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.19%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.55%) Big Data
3 11 (6.55%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.17%) MySQL
4 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.79%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 35 (20.83%) Subversion
3 18 (10.71%) Selenium
4 17 (10.12%) Mercurial
5 13 (7.74%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.98%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.98%) RSpec
6 5 (2.98%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.79%) Gradle
8 3 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.79%) NUnit
8 3 (1.79%) JUnit
8 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.79%) JIRA
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.19%) Ant
9 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.19%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (5.95%) Finance
2 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Legal
4 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (73.81%) Developer
2 30 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (10.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (7.74%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Architect
9 9 (5.36%) Python Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Django Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Tester
11 7 (4.17%) QA Tester
11 7 (4.17%) Java Architect
12 6 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (37.50%) CSS
2 58 (34.52%) HTML
3 45 (26.79%) AngularJS
4 44 (26.19%) HTML5
5 42 (25.00%) CSS3
5 42 (25.00%) Web Services
6 40 (23.81%) REST
7 34 (20.24%) JSON
8 31 (18.45%) SOAP
8 31 (18.45%) .NET
9 24 (14.29%) RESTful
10 16 (9.52%) React
11 15 (8.93%) ASP.NET
11 15 (8.93%) Spring
12 14 (8.33%) jQuery
12 14 (8.33%) Backbone.js
13 13 (7.74%) Ajax
14 12 (7.14%) XML
15 11 (6.55%) J2EE
15 11 (6.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.79%) User Experience
4 3 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.19%) Social Network
5 2 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.19%) NHS
5 2 (1.19%) DTV
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.60%) iSeries
6 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.69%) Linux
2 20 (11.90%) Android
3 18 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.74%) UNIX
5 6 (3.57%) Windows
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.48%) Scrum
3 47 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (26.79%) BDD
5 32 (19.05%) OO
6 29 (17.26%) MVC
6 29 (17.26%) Pair Programming
7 27 (16.07%) SOA
8 24 (14.29%) OOP
9 22 (13.10%) E-Commerce
9 22 (13.10%) Open Source
10 21 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.52%) Android Development
11 16 (9.52%) Mobile Development
12 15 (8.93%) Software Delivery
12 15 (8.93%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.33%) Web Development
13 14 (8.33%) iOS Development
14 11 (6.55%) Unit Testing
15 10 (5.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.02%) Java
2 74 (44.05%) JavaScript
3 33 (19.64%) C#
4 30 (17.86%) SQL
5 24 (14.29%) Scala
6 19 (11.31%) Python
7 16 (9.52%) Groovy
8 12 (7.14%) C++
9 11 (6.55%) Ruby
10 8 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.76%) Objective-C
11 7 (4.17%) C
12 6 (3.57%) PHP
13 3 (1.79%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.19%) PHP5
14 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.19%) VBA
14 2 (1.19%) Perl
15 1 (0.60%) RPG
15 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Squid
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.98%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.19%) Puppet
3 2 (1.19%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle
2 5 (2.98%) Telerik
2 5 (2.98%) Adobe
3 4 (2.38%) SAP
4 3 (1.79%) Twitter
5 2 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.19%) Facebook
5 2 (1.19%) HP
5 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Zend
6 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago