The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.00% 8.26% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 10.53% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £319 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 171 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.71% 78.44% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 156 115
Median daily rate £386 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -37.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Chester

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Chester

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Chester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for TDD.

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) OO
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) J2EE
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
7 6 (31.58%) Python
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) Derivative
8 5 (26.32%) OOP
8 5 (26.32%) Back Office
8 5 (26.32%) Microservices
8 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
8 5 (26.32%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) High Availability
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) gulp
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (21.05%) React
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) C#

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) gulp
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) webpack
3 1 (5.26%) ProC
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Back Office
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Java Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Java Technical Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Lead Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) J2EE
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) React
4 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) JAXB
5 2 (10.53%) JAX-WS
5 2 (10.53%) JDBC
5 2 (10.53%) Laravel
5 2 (10.53%) POJO
5 2 (10.53%) Sass
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) WSDL
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Derivative
1 5 (26.32%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) High Availability
4 5 (26.32%) Microservices
4 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) AOP
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Secure Coding
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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