The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 13.79% 20.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 29.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £65.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% +100.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 62.07% 68.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Average daily rate £320 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Stockport region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (50.00%) RSpec
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter
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