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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 87 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.092% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) Java
3 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
4 15 (78.95%) Ruby
5 14 (73.68%) Refactoring
5 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
7 12 (63.16%) Cucumber
8 8 (42.11%) User Stories
9 5 (26.32%) Product Management
10 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.79%) BDD
11 3 (15.79%) Scrum
12 2 (10.53%) Test Management
12 2 (10.53%) Selenium
12 2 (10.53%) .NET
12 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
12 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
12 2 (10.53%) SOAP
12 2 (10.53%) Web Services
12 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
12 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
12 2 (10.53%) MSTest
13 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
13 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
13 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (5.26%) NoSQL

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Coach
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
4 14 (73.68%) Refactoring
4 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
6 8 (42.11%) User Stories
7 5 (26.32%) Product Management
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.79%) BDD
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 2 (10.53%) Test Management
11 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.26%) MVC
11 1 (5.26%) Release Management
11 1 (5.26%) Kanban
11 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
11 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB