The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Warrington 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.38% 2.20% 12.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.08% 3.51% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 12
Average daily rate
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£510 £343 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £357 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 57 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 77.60% 62.64% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 21 40
Average daily rate £495 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -72.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
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TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 21 (84.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) BDD
3 18 (72.00%) Linux
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) Unit Testing
4 17 (68.00%) Java
4 17 (68.00%) Open Source
4 17 (68.00%) NoSQL
5 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (64.00%) Ruby
6 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (60.00%) PHP
6 15 (60.00%) C++
6 15 (60.00%) Python
6 15 (60.00%) Scala
7 12 (48.00%) JSON
8 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (44.00%) Web Services
8 11 (44.00%) RESTful
9 9 (36.00%) HTML
9 9 (36.00%) CSS
10 8 (32.00%) Ajax
11 7 (28.00%) XML
11 7 (28.00%) XHTML
12 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 4 (16.00%) .NET
13 3 (12.00%) OOD
13 3 (12.00%) MCP
13 3 (12.00%) OO
13 3 (12.00%) Microsoft

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) JSON
2 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) RESTful
3 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) Ajax
5 7 (28.00%) XML
5 7 (28.00%) XHTML
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) WinForms
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
8 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.00%) Django
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) BDD
2 18 (72.00%) Unit Testing
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) ATDD
8 1 (4.00%) Kanban
8 1 (4.00%) Product Management
8 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 17 (68.00%) Java
4 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (64.00%) Ruby
5 15 (60.00%) Scala
5 15 (60.00%) PHP
5 15 (60.00%) C++
5 15 (60.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) MCTS
1 3 (12.00%) MCPD
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Mercator
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