The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 94 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing ATDD 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.068% 0.088% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATDD
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1235 977 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.73% 86.46% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 705 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) Unix

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft