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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 4 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 22.39% 5.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.19% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -28.57%
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
62 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 92.54% 62.16% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 17 11
Median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £411 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 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 Stockport region with a requirement for TDD.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Product Management
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Google
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) SEO
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery

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 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Product Management
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) SEO
5 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google