The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 22 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)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 26.47% 16.47% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.14% 17.95% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
Median daily rate £344 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £258 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £444 £351
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 Stockport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 28 78 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 82.35% 91.76% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 66 20
Median daily rate £350 £338 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £668 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +182.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stockport region with a requirement for TDD.

1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) SMACSS
4 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (40.00%) Sass
4 4 (40.00%) gulp
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
5 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Node.js
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) gulp
3 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Sass
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) SMACSS
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Pega
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
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