The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 11.43% 2.70% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.31% 4.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -6.41%
TDD
Manchester

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
65 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 92.86% 67.57% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £210 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram 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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 9 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 Stockport region with a requirement for TDD.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Node.js
5 7 (50.00%) Kanban
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Spring
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (21.43%) Confluence
8 3 (21.43%) JIRA
8 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Jetty
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) AMQP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Node.js
2 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Akka
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (14.29%) Express
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) OpenID
5 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) API Design
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 2 (14.29%) SOLID
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat