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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.00% 2.20% 13.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.61% 3.57% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 13
Average daily rate
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£510 £343 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £357 £400
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 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 56 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 77.50% 61.54% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 21 42
Average daily rate £470 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £110 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £455 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
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 29 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 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 (87.50%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) BDD
3 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 17 (70.83%) Java
5 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (66.67%) Open Source
5 16 (66.67%) NoSQL
6 15 (62.50%) Ruby
6 15 (62.50%) PHP
6 15 (62.50%) C++
6 15 (62.50%) Python
7 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (58.33%) Scala
8 11 (45.83%) RESTful
8 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (45.83%) JSON
8 11 (45.83%) Web Services
9 8 (33.33%) HTML
9 8 (33.33%) CSS
10 7 (29.17%) XML
10 7 (29.17%) XHTML
10 7 (29.17%) Ajax
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 3 (12.50%) MCTS
12 3 (12.50%) MCPD
12 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 3 (12.50%) WPF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
1 11 (45.83%) JSON
1 11 (45.83%) RESTful
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) Ajax
3 7 (29.17%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) XHTML
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) WinForms
5 3 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) BDD
2 18 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) ATDD
8 1 (4.17%) User Stories
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) Java
4 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (62.50%) PHP
5 15 (62.50%) C++
5 15 (62.50%) Python
5 15 (62.50%) Ruby
6 14 (58.33%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCP
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) MCTS
1 3 (12.50%) MCPD
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Mercator