Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 17 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 220 262 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.45% 7.30% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 8.72% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 221 141
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £294
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2400 3004 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.27% 83.75% 80.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1906 1783
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 58 79
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -19.08% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.76 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.45 £42.10
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -1 9 £325 -23.08% 2
Salford -11 8 £425 -0.29% 1
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for TDD.

1 170 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.27%) BDD
3 92 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 86 (39.09%) Scrum
5 81 (36.82%) Java
6 72 (32.73%) CSS
7 67 (30.45%) Test Automation
8 62 (28.18%) Git (software)
8 62 (28.18%) HTML
8 62 (28.18%) .NET
9 55 (25.00%) C#
10 54 (24.55%) SQL
10 54 (24.55%) Node.js
11 51 (23.18%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (20.91%) MVC
13 44 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 41 (18.64%) Kanban
15 40 (18.18%) JIRA
15 40 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 39 (17.73%) SQL Server
17 38 (17.27%) Linux
18 37 (16.82%) Unit Testing
19 35 (15.91%) HTML5
19 35 (15.91%) Finance
20 34 (15.45%) ASP.NET
21 32 (14.55%) Open Source
22 31 (14.09%) Cucumber
23 30 (13.64%) DevOps
24 29 (13.18%) Jenkins
24 29 (13.18%) jQuery

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 17 (7.73%) Confluence
2 12 (5.45%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.09%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.73%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.27%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.82%) CMS
7 4 (1.82%) Commerce Server
7 4 (1.82%) Drupal
7 4 (1.82%) WordPress
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.91%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.45%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.45%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.36%) GitHub
2 12 (5.45%) Slack
3 11 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.00%) npm
4 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.36%) PaaS
5 3 (1.36%) Serverless
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.91%) Office 365
6 2 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.09%) SMS
2 2 (0.91%) DNS
2 2 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 24 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (10.00%) MySQL
5 21 (9.55%) MongoDB
6 17 (7.73%) Big Data
7 15 (6.82%) Hadoop
8 14 (6.36%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.09%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.36%) DB2
12 3 (1.36%) Redis
12 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (28.18%) Git (software)
2 40 (18.18%) JIRA
3 31 (14.09%) Cucumber
4 29 (13.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.91%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.45%) JUnit
7 11 (5.00%) gulp
8 10 (4.55%) Jasmine
9 7 (3.18%) Hudson
9 7 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.73%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (2.27%) Maven
12 4 (1.82%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.82%) Grunt
13 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.36%) Gradle
13 3 (1.36%) NUnit
13 3 (1.36%) Sinon.JS
13 3 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (15.91%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Marketing
3 16 (7.27%) Electronics
3 16 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Games
5 8 (3.64%) Retail
6 7 (3.18%) Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.91%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 165 (75.00%) Developer
2 42 (19.09%) Java Developer
3 37 (16.82%) .NET Developer
4 27 (12.27%) C# Developer
5 23 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (8.64%) Software Developer
8 18 (8.18%) Scrum Master
9 17 (7.73%) Software Engineer
10 16 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 16 (7.27%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (7.27%) Scala Developer
11 14 (6.36%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.91%) Senior Developer
13 12 (5.45%) Agile Scrum Master
14 11 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (5.00%) Java Engineer
14 11 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (4.55%) Apache Spark Developer
15 10 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (32.73%) CSS
2 62 (28.18%) .NET
2 62 (28.18%) HTML
3 54 (24.55%) Node.js
4 40 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 35 (15.91%) HTML5
6 34 (15.45%) ASP.NET
7 29 (13.18%) jQuery
8 28 (12.73%) REST
9 25 (11.36%) Spring
10 24 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (10.00%) CSS3
12 20 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (9.09%) React
12 20 (9.09%) Sass
13 18 (8.18%) Web Services
14 17 (7.73%) SOAP
15 16 (7.27%) Akka
16 15 (6.82%) JPA
17 13 (5.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.55%) User Experience
4 9 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.18%) Interactive TV
6 6 (2.73%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.82%) iPad
8 4 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) MHEG
9 3 (1.36%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.91%) iPhone
10 2 (0.91%) NHS
11 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.27%) Linux
2 13 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.64%) Windows
4 7 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.82%) Unix
6 2 (0.91%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.27%) BDD
3 86 (39.09%) Scrum
4 67 (30.45%) Test Automation
5 51 (23.18%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (20.91%) MVC
7 44 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 41 (18.64%) Kanban
9 37 (16.82%) Unit Testing
10 32 (14.55%) Open Source
11 30 (13.64%) DevOps
12 25 (11.36%) Mentoring
12 25 (11.36%) Microservices
12 25 (11.36%) Web Development
13 24 (10.91%) OO
14 22 (10.00%) Front End Development
15 20 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (8.18%) User Stories
17 17 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (7.27%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (41.82%) JavaScript
2 81 (36.82%) Java
3 55 (25.00%) C#
4 54 (24.55%) SQL
5 23 (10.45%) Python
6 15 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.00%) PHP
8 10 (4.55%) Clojure
9 7 (3.18%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.18%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.18%) Ruby
9 7 (3.18%) Scala
10 4 (1.82%) C++
10 4 (1.82%) Go
10 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.82%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.36%) C
12 1 (0.45%) ES6
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (5.45%) PMI Certification
1 12 (5.45%) PMP
2 4 (1.82%) Degree
3 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (11.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (2.73%) Ansible
1 6 (2.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 6 (2.73%) Rancher
2 4 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.82%) Puppet
3 3 (1.36%) Consul
3 3 (1.36%) Kibana
3 3 (1.36%) Mesos
3 3 (1.36%) Zipkin
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (8.18%) Oracle
2 16 (7.27%) SAP
3 6 (2.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.73%) Pega
4 5 (2.27%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.82%) Adobe
5 4 (1.82%) Google
5 4 (1.82%) Perforce
5 4 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.36%) OpenTV
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian