The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.89% 1.08% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.53% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £273 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -33.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.85%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 261 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.28% 70.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 123 72
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +106.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Merseyside region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 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
Liverpool +4 6 £325 +19.26% 5
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for TDD.

1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Smarty
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior SQL Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior SQL Server Developer
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Smarty
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
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