The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.98% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.20% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £401 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -6.41%
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
74 167 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 72.55% 81.86% 79.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 101 101
Median daily rate £375 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £20.97 £23.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -28.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £50.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for TDD.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) React
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) ES6
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) LESS
5 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
5 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) JPA
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) ECMAScript
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Appium
3 1 (14.29%) Calabash
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) DbUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) jMock
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Angular Developer
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) LESS
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) React
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) ECMAScript
3 2 (28.57%) ES6
4 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft