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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 75 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.46% 4.19% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 5.62% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 50
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
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
1024 907 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 74.59% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 477 501
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 3
Salford -3 6 £350 +1.81% 3
Altrincham - 2 £325 - 1
Bolton - 1 - - 3
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 91 (73.39%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.03%) HTML
3 61 (49.19%) CSS
4 58 (46.77%) JavaScript
5 53 (42.74%) C#
5 53 (42.74%) Scrum
6 48 (38.71%) MVC
7 47 (37.90%) .NET
8 43 (34.68%) jQuery
9 41 (33.06%) HTML5
10 34 (27.42%) OOP
11 31 (25.00%) OO
12 30 (24.19%) BDD
13 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
13 28 (22.58%) Ajax
14 27 (21.77%) Web Services
15 25 (20.16%) CSS3
16 24 (19.35%) Java
17 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
18 18 (14.52%) Finance
18 18 (14.52%) WCF
18 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
20 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
20 16 (12.90%) XHTML
21 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js
22 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 13 (10.48%) XML
22 13 (10.48%) PHP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.03%) MQSeries
2 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.03%) CMS
2 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.03%) Escenic
2 5 (4.03%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) Mule
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.06%) MySQL
4 8 (6.45%) Big Data
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.06%) NUnit
3 8 (6.45%) JIRA
4 7 (5.65%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.03%) Calabash
5 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.23%) Subversion
6 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.61%) Hudson
8 2 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.61%) JMeter
9 1 (0.81%) Xcode
9 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.81%) JUnit
9 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Games
3 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (76.61%) Developer
2 25 (20.16%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.90%) Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (8.87%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.65%) iOS Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Python Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Developer Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Java Programmer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (4.03%) Programmer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.03%) HTML
2 61 (49.19%) CSS
3 47 (37.90%) .NET
4 43 (34.68%) jQuery
5 41 (33.06%) HTML5
6 28 (22.58%) Ajax
7 27 (21.77%) Web Services
8 25 (20.16%) CSS3
9 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
10 18 (14.52%) WCF
10 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (12.90%) XHTML
12 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js
13 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (10.48%) XML
14 10 (8.06%) Spring
14 10 (8.06%) J2EE
14 10 (8.06%) .NET Framework
14 10 (8.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) User Experience
2 8 (6.45%) Animation
3 5 (4.03%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.03%) IPTV
4 4 (3.23%) iPhone
4 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.23%) iPad
4 4 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.42%) New Media
5 3 (2.42%) Open Source
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) RIA
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Android
1 9 (7.26%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) UNIX
3 3 (2.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (73.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) Scrum
3 48 (38.71%) MVC
4 34 (27.42%) OOP
5 31 (25.00%) OO
6 30 (24.19%) BDD
7 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.87%) UML
10 9 (7.26%) Pair Programming
10 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (6.45%) User Stories
11 8 (6.45%) iOS Development
11 8 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.65%) OOD
12 7 (5.65%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.77%) JavaScript
2 53 (42.74%) C#
3 24 (19.35%) Java
4 13 (10.48%) PHP
5 12 (9.68%) Python
6 11 (8.87%) Scala
7 8 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 8 (6.45%) SQL
7 8 (6.45%) C++
8 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) PHP5
11 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.81%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.84%) JBoss
3 5 (4.03%) Zend
4 3 (2.42%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.61%) hybris
5 2 (1.61%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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