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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 125 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.88% 5.21% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 6.91% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 49 31
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
1468 1144 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.84% 75.46% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 619 463
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 39
Median hourly rate £32.50 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.44% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Stockport +3 15 £350 +4.47% 5
Salford -2 12 £488 +21.87%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 226 (83.09%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (61.03%) Java
3 122 (44.85%) JavaScript
4 121 (44.49%) BDD
5 97 (35.66%) Scrum
6 80 (29.41%) Web Services
7 74 (27.21%) CSS
8 66 (24.26%) HTML
9 61 (22.43%) Spring
10 57 (20.96%) SQL
11 54 (19.85%) XML
12 53 (19.49%) RESTful
13 49 (18.01%) REST
13 49 (18.01%) Scala
14 47 (17.28%) MVC
15 46 (16.91%) Software Engineering
15 46 (16.91%) AngularJS
16 45 (16.54%) HTML5
17 44 (16.18%) .NET
17 44 (16.18%) C#
18 43 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (14.34%) Selenium
19 39 (14.34%) Web Development
20 38 (13.97%) NoSQL
21 36 (13.24%) Pair Programming
22 35 (12.87%) CSS3
23 34 (12.50%) JSON
23 34 (12.50%) OO
24 33 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
25 32 (11.76%) Git (software)

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 27 (9.93%) Node.js
2 9 (3.31%) CMS
3 7 (2.57%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.21%) GeoServer
4 6 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.47%) Apache
5 4 (1.47%) Confluence
6 3 (1.10%) Drupal
7 2 (0.74%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.15%) GitHub
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.66%) HTTP
2 8 (2.94%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.84%) Network Security
4 3 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.74%) Intranet
5 2 (0.74%) SSL
6 1 (0.37%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.97%) NoSQL
2 30 (11.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.68%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.57%) MySQL
4 7 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.21%) GIS
5 6 (2.21%) Hazelcast
6 3 (1.10%) DB2
7 2 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.74%) QGIS
7 2 (0.74%) Redis
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
8 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 39 (14.34%) Selenium
2 32 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 28 (10.29%) JIRA
4 26 (9.56%) Jenkins
5 20 (7.35%) Cucumber
6 16 (5.88%) Maven
7 15 (5.51%) JUnit
8 12 (4.41%) Grunt
8 12 (4.41%) Subversion
9 10 (3.68%) Jasmine
9 10 (3.68%) Mercurial
9 10 (3.68%) Mocha
10 9 (3.31%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.94%) Gradle
12 7 (2.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (2.21%) HP UFT
13 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.84%) JBehave
14 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.47%) Moq
General
1 26 (9.56%) Finance
2 15 (5.51%) Banking
3 9 (3.31%) Local Government
4 8 (2.94%) Retail
5 7 (2.57%) Games
5 7 (2.57%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 213 (78.31%) Developer
2 107 (39.34%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.24%) Agile Developer
4 32 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 30 (11.03%) Scala Developer
6 28 (10.29%) Senior Developer
7 25 (9.19%) .NET Developer
7 25 (9.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 23 (8.46%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (8.09%) Java Scala Developer
10 18 (6.62%) Node.js Developer
11 17 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 16 (5.88%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.78%) Analyst
13 13 (4.78%) Software Developer
14 12 (4.41%) C# Developer
15 11 (4.04%) Senior Java Scala Developer
15 11 (4.04%) Senior Scala Developer
16 10 (3.68%) Angular Developer
16 10 (3.68%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.41%) Web Services
2 74 (27.21%) CSS
3 66 (24.26%) HTML
4 61 (22.43%) Spring
5 54 (19.85%) XML
6 53 (19.49%) RESTful
7 49 (18.01%) REST
8 46 (16.91%) AngularJS
9 45 (16.54%) HTML5
10 44 (16.18%) .NET
11 35 (12.87%) CSS3
12 34 (12.50%) JSON
13 30 (11.03%) jQuery
14 26 (9.56%) ASP.NET
15 24 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (8.09%) J2EE
17 21 (7.72%) Hibernate
18 20 (7.35%) React
19 18 (6.62%) XSLT
20 12 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.25%) User Experience
3 12 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.57%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.21%) MHEG
6 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.84%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.84%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.84%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.47%) Interactive TV
8 4 (1.47%) IPTV
9 3 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.10%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.74%) iPad
10 2 (0.74%) Wiki
11 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.93%) Linux
2 11 (4.04%) Android
3 9 (3.31%) Windows
4 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.10%) CentOS
6 2 (0.74%) AIX
6 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.74%) openSUSE
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (83.09%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (44.49%) BDD
3 97 (35.66%) Scrum
4 47 (17.28%) MVC
5 46 (16.91%) Software Engineering
6 43 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (14.34%) Web Development
8 36 (13.24%) Pair Programming
9 34 (12.50%) OO
10 28 (10.29%) Open Source
11 26 (9.56%) SDLC
12 24 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.82%) High Availability
13 23 (8.46%) OOP
14 22 (8.09%) Kanban
15 20 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (6.62%) Microservices
16 18 (6.62%) Web Application Development
17 15 (5.51%) SOA
18 14 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (61.03%) Java
2 122 (44.85%) JavaScript
3 57 (20.96%) SQL
4 49 (18.01%) Scala
5 44 (16.18%) C#
6 23 (8.46%) PHP
6 23 (8.46%) Python
7 19 (6.99%) Ruby
8 18 (6.62%) C++
9 12 (4.41%) C
10 11 (4.04%) Groovy
11 10 (3.68%) Clojure
12 8 (2.94%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.94%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.21%) Go
13 6 (2.21%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.47%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.74%) Perl
16 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 12 (4.41%) Degree
4 8 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) ISEB
6 2 (0.74%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.74%) PhD
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.09%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) Puppet
2 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.74%) yum
3 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (4.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.41%) Oracle
3 6 (2.21%) Google
3 6 (2.21%) HP
4 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.47%) ESRI
4 4 (1.47%) OpenTV
5 3 (1.10%) Twitter
6 2 (0.74%) BEA
7 1 (0.37%) Facebook
7 1 (0.37%) hybris
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
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