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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 136 106 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.59% 5.68% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 7.12% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 64 49
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
1470 1488 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 79.70% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 895 659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Salford -3 12 £419 +11.66% 2
Stockport -8 4 £331 +1.92% 6
Oldham - 4 £450 - 1
Bolton - 2 £275 - 5
Bury - 1 £410 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 213 (86.23%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (58.30%) Java
3 143 (57.89%) BDD
4 109 (44.13%) Scrum
5 98 (39.68%) JavaScript
6 86 (34.82%) HTML
7 76 (30.77%) CSS
8 56 (22.67%) Pair Programming
8 56 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (22.27%) Git (software)
10 54 (21.86%) Spring
11 51 (20.65%) HTML5
12 50 (20.24%) Scala
13 46 (18.62%) OO
13 46 (18.62%) RESTful
14 43 (17.41%) .NET
14 43 (17.41%) C#
15 42 (17.00%) Hibernate
15 42 (17.00%) MVC
16 41 (16.60%) Jenkins
17 40 (16.19%) Ruby
17 40 (16.19%) Web Development
18 39 (15.79%) SQL Server
18 39 (15.79%) Web Services
18 39 (15.79%) OOP
19 38 (15.38%) ASP.NET
19 38 (15.38%) CSS3
19 38 (15.38%) AngularJS
20 35 (14.17%) Open Source
21 34 (13.77%) Cucumber

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 9 (3.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.83%) CMS
3 6 (2.43%) GeoServer
4 5 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.62%) Drupal
6 3 (1.21%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.81%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.81%) Jetty
7 2 (0.81%) nginx
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) Liferay
8 1 (0.40%) Mule
8 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.53%) GitHub
2 15 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.81%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.45%) HTTP
2 9 (3.64%) Internet
3 6 (2.43%) Network Security
4 3 (1.21%) AMQP
5 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.81%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.40%) NFC
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.29%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.83%) MySQL
6 5 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.21%) GIS
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.81%) Big Data
8 2 (0.81%) DB2
8 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.81%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.81%) Redis
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.40%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 55 (22.27%) Git (software)
2 41 (16.60%) Jenkins
3 34 (13.77%) Cucumber
4 23 (9.31%) Maven
5 22 (8.91%) JIRA
6 21 (8.50%) JUnit
7 20 (8.10%) Mercurial
7 20 (8.10%) Selenium
8 19 (7.69%) Subversion
9 13 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (4.86%) Jasmine
11 11 (4.45%) Grunt
12 10 (4.05%) Mocha
13 8 (3.24%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (2.43%) PhantomJS
15 5 (2.02%) Gradle
15 5 (2.02%) gulp
16 4 (1.62%) Calabash
16 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
16 4 (1.62%) Xcode
General
1 18 (7.29%) Finance
2 6 (2.43%) Banking
3 5 (2.02%) Games
3 5 (2.02%) Retail
4 3 (1.21%) Marketing
5 2 (0.81%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 207 (83.81%) Developer
2 104 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 50 (20.24%) Senior Developer
4 39 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 37 (14.98%) Agile Developer
6 34 (13.77%) Agile Java Developer
7 29 (11.74%) Scala Developer
8 28 (11.34%) .NET Developer
9 27 (10.93%) Java Scala Developer
10 22 (8.91%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 22 (8.91%) Senior Scala Developer
11 17 (6.88%) Android Developer
12 16 (6.48%) Node.js Developer
12 16 (6.48%) Senior Agile Developer
12 16 (6.48%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (6.07%) C# Developer
13 15 (6.07%) HTML Developer
14 14 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (34.82%) HTML
2 76 (30.77%) CSS
3 54 (21.86%) Spring
4 51 (20.65%) HTML5
5 46 (18.62%) RESTful
6 43 (17.41%) .NET
7 42 (17.00%) Hibernate
8 39 (15.79%) Web Services
9 38 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 38 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 38 (15.38%) CSS3
10 32 (12.96%) jQuery
11 29 (11.74%) JSON
12 28 (11.34%) Node.js
13 27 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (8.50%) Sass
14 21 (8.50%) XML
15 19 (7.69%) J2EE
15 19 (7.69%) REST
16 13 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (8.91%) User Experience
3 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.43%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.43%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) Animation
7 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.21%) Streaming Media
7 3 (1.21%) Wiki
8 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.81%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.40%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Fintech
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.31%) Android
2 19 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 16 (6.48%) Linux
4 10 (4.05%) Windows
5 3 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.81%) Unix
6 2 (0.81%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (86.23%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (57.89%) BDD
3 109 (44.13%) Scrum
4 56 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (22.67%) Pair Programming
5 46 (18.62%) OO
6 42 (17.00%) MVC
7 40 (16.19%) Web Development
8 39 (15.79%) OOP
9 35 (14.17%) Open Source
10 34 (13.77%) Kanban
11 31 (12.55%) Microservices
12 28 (11.34%) Software Engineering
13 26 (10.53%) SOA
13 26 (10.53%) Software Delivery
14 20 (8.10%) Unit Testing
15 19 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
15 19 (7.69%) Mobile Development
16 18 (7.29%) Android Development
17 17 (6.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 144 (58.30%) Java
2 98 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 50 (20.24%) Scala
4 43 (17.41%) C#
5 40 (16.19%) Ruby
6 25 (10.12%) SQL
7 23 (9.31%) Groovy
8 22 (8.91%) Clojure
9 19 (7.69%) PHP
10 17 (6.88%) Objective-C
10 17 (6.88%) Python
11 7 (2.83%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.02%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.62%) C++
14 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.81%) F#
15 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (3.64%) Degree
2 7 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.81%) ISEB
3 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.10%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.81%) SDET
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.21%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) yum
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.43%) ESRI
2 6 (2.43%) Google
2 6 (2.43%) Oracle
3 3 (1.21%) Facebook
3 3 (1.21%) Twitter
4 2 (0.81%) hybris
5 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.40%) HP
5 1 (0.40%) IBM
5 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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