The first table below looks at the demand for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.042% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.059% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ATDD
England

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 3
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript