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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.23% 0.46% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.58% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £305 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% +11.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
TDD
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
148 171 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 82.68% 78.44% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 63
Average daily rate £413 £410 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +30.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -89.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
5 2 (33.33%) LESS
5 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) JPA
5 2 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
5 2 (33.33%) JAXB
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) JSF
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Windows

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Scala Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) JAXB
5 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
5 2 (33.33%) JPA
5 2 (33.33%) JSF
5 2 (33.33%) LESS
5 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
3 2 (33.33%) ES6
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Clojure
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy