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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.05% 0.64% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 0.84% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £370 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £370 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £370 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 119 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 82.66% 75.80% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 45 15
Average daily rate £475 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.83% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £254 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Cheshire

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 18 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) WinForms
4 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) MCTS
5 4 (28.57%) MCPD
5 4 (28.57%) MCP
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Mercator
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) WinForms
1 5 (35.71%) WPF
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (14.29%) Django
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCTS
1 4 (28.57%) MCPD
1 4 (28.57%) MCP
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Mercator