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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 132 147 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.87% 7.55% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 9.47% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 96 63
Median daily rate £425 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
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
1425 1553 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.92% 79.76% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 893 701
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -11 11 £440 +17.33% 2
Stockport +1 10 £331 +32.50% 2
Oldham - 4 £450 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 225 (88.93%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (66.80%) BDD
3 152 (60.08%) Java
4 116 (45.85%) Scrum
5 115 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 80 (31.62%) HTML
7 67 (26.48%) CSS
8 66 (26.09%) Git (software)
9 57 (22.53%) SQL
9 57 (22.53%) Software Engineering
10 54 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (20.95%) RESTful
11 53 (20.95%) AngularJS
12 50 (19.76%) Scala
12 50 (19.76%) Web Services
13 49 (19.37%) REST
14 47 (18.58%) Cucumber
14 47 (18.58%) OO
15 45 (17.79%) Ruby
16 44 (17.39%) Pair Programming
17 43 (17.00%) C#
17 43 (17.00%) Spring
17 43 (17.00%) Node.js
18 41 (16.21%) JUnit
19 40 (15.81%) JSON
20 39 (15.42%) Kanban
20 39 (15.42%) HTML5
21 37 (14.62%) Linux
22 35 (13.83%) XML
22 35 (13.83%) .NET

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 11 (4.35%) GeoServer
2 9 (3.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.98%) Confluence
4 4 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.19%) CMS
6 2 (0.79%) Jetty
6 2 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.40%) DNN
7 1 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.40%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) Mule
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.53%) GitHub
3 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.58%) Slack
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) Google Play
6 2 (0.79%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.46%) HTTP
2 12 (4.74%) Internet
3 3 (1.19%) AMQP
4 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) NFC
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.83%) NoSQL
2 29 (11.46%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.32%) MySQL
4 15 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.58%) Big Data
10 3 (1.19%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.19%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.19%) Spark SQL
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 47 (18.58%) Cucumber
3 41 (16.21%) JUnit
4 32 (12.65%) Jenkins
5 29 (11.46%) Maven
6 27 (10.67%) JIRA
7 21 (8.30%) Subversion
8 16 (6.32%) Mercurial
9 15 (5.93%) Selenium
10 14 (5.53%) Gradle
11 12 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (4.35%) JBehave
13 9 (3.56%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.56%) WebDriver
14 6 (2.37%) PhantomJS
15 5 (1.98%) Grunt
15 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio
16 4 (1.58%) Calabash
16 4 (1.58%) gulp
16 4 (1.58%) Xcode
General
1 17 (6.72%) Games
2 13 (5.14%) Finance
3 6 (2.37%) Banking
4 4 (1.58%) Marketing
5 2 (0.79%) Advertising
5 2 (0.79%) Electronics
5 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.79%) Retail
5 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 197 (77.87%) Developer
2 82 (32.41%) Java Developer
3 44 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 30 (11.86%) Agile Developer
5 28 (11.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 28 (11.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (10.28%) Agile Java Developer
6 26 (10.28%) Scala Developer
7 23 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 22 (8.70%) Software Engineer
9 20 (7.91%) Java Scala Developer
10 19 (7.51%) Android Developer
11 16 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 15 (5.93%) C# Developer
12 15 (5.93%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 15 (5.93%) Senior Scala Developer
13 14 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.53%) HTML Developer
14 13 (5.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (31.62%) HTML
2 67 (26.48%) CSS
3 53 (20.95%) AngularJS
3 53 (20.95%) RESTful
4 50 (19.76%) Web Services
5 49 (19.37%) REST
6 43 (17.00%) Node.js
6 43 (17.00%) Spring
7 40 (15.81%) JSON
8 39 (15.42%) HTML5
9 35 (13.83%) .NET
9 35 (13.83%) XML
10 32 (12.65%) Hibernate
11 30 (11.86%) ASP.NET
11 30 (11.86%) jQuery
12 24 (9.49%) CSS3
13 18 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (7.11%) React
14 16 (6.32%) Sass
15 15 (5.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.09%) User Experience
2 19 (7.51%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.37%) Mobile Games
6 4 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.19%) Animation
7 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.19%) Interactive TV
7 3 (1.19%) MHEG
7 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.19%) Streaming Media
7 3 (1.19%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.79%) IPTV
8 2 (0.79%) New Media
8 2 (0.79%) Wiki
9 1 (0.40%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.62%) Linux
2 31 (12.25%) Android
3 22 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.56%) Windows
5 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.98%) Unix
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (88.93%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (66.80%) BDD
3 116 (45.85%) Scrum
4 57 (22.53%) Software Engineering
5 54 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (18.58%) OO
7 44 (17.39%) Pair Programming
8 39 (15.42%) Kanban
9 33 (13.04%) MVC
9 33 (13.04%) OOP
9 33 (13.04%) Open Source
10 31 (12.25%) Web Development
11 27 (10.67%) High Availability
11 27 (10.67%) Microservices
12 24 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (8.70%) Android Development
13 22 (8.70%) SOA
14 20 (7.91%) Software Delivery
15 18 (7.11%) Migration
16 17 (6.72%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (60.08%) Java
2 115 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 57 (22.53%) SQL
4 50 (19.76%) Scala
5 45 (17.79%) Ruby
6 43 (17.00%) C#
7 32 (12.65%) Python
8 21 (8.30%) Groovy
9 17 (6.72%) Clojure
9 17 (6.72%) Objective-C
10 16 (6.32%) PHP
11 10 (3.95%) ES6
12 8 (3.16%) C++
13 7 (2.77%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.98%) F#
15 4 (1.58%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.58%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.19%) ActionScript
16 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (5.93%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) ISEB
2 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) MCP
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.98%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.19%) Puppet
2 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (5.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.35%) ESRI
3 8 (3.16%) Oracle
4 7 (2.77%) Twitter
5 5 (1.98%) Google
5 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.19%) Facebook
6 3 (1.19%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.79%) Perforce
7 2 (0.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.40%) Alterian
8 1 (0.40%) Ektron
8 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) hybris
8 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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