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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.69% 2.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 4.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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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
195 93 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.44% 68.89% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 63 55
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £13.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 - £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £127.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015, 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 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
4 3 (42.86%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) JAXB
5 2 (28.57%) W3C
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Grails
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) GlassFish
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WSDL
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) JAXB
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Grails
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) W3C
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft