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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 23.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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
23 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 76.67% 68.00% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 19
Average daily rate £325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -57.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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

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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 25 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) MVVM
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) WPF Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Python