The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.98% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 153 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 80.49% 79.69% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 42
Average daily rate £355 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Bradford region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSL
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle