The table below looks at the statistics for TDD 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 TDD over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 40 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing TDD 51 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.43% 4.84% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 6.13% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £259 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+16.79% -5.07%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
906 750 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.65% 78.86% 75.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 449 413
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 77 (85.56%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.22%) C#
3 39 (43.33%) Java
4 36 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (38.89%) MVC
6 28 (31.11%) .NET
7 27 (30.00%) Scrum
8 26 (28.89%) Ruby
9 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
11 22 (24.44%) PHP
11 22 (24.44%) BDD
12 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
13 19 (21.11%) jQuery
14 18 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 18 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 18 (20.00%) Python
15 17 (18.89%) Web Services
15 17 (18.89%) SQL
15 17 (18.89%) Cucumber
16 16 (17.78%) ATDD
17 15 (16.67%) MongoDB
17 15 (16.67%) Subversion
17 15 (16.67%) Refactoring
18 14 (15.56%) HTML
18 14 (15.56%) CSS
18 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
18 14 (15.56%) User Stories
19 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (13.33%) Node.js
2 6 (6.67%) Apache
3 4 (4.44%) nginx
3 4 (4.44%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.44%) CMS
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Kentico
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.44%) Route 53
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) DNS
1 4 (4.44%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) SSL
2 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.22%) MySQL
4 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.00%) Redis
5 8 (8.89%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.78%) Couchbase
7 6 (6.67%) SimpleDB
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (5.56%) RavenDB
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.44%) Pentaho
9 4 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.33%) Riak
11 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Cucumber
2 15 (16.67%) Subversion
3 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.67%) MSTest
5 6 (6.67%) NUnit
5 6 (6.67%) Selenium
6 5 (5.56%) JUnit
7 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.44%) QUnit
7 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.44%) JMeter
8 3 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (3.33%) LLBLGen Pro
8 3 (3.33%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.11%) Maven
9 1 (1.11%) Ant
9 1 (1.11%) Grunt
9 1 (1.11%) Gradle
9 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Banking
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Agile Coach
4 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Tester
6 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.78%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Manual Tester
9 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.33%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Functional Tester
9 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) .NET
2 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
3 19 (21.11%) jQuery
4 17 (18.89%) Web Services
5 14 (15.56%) HTML
5 14 (15.56%) CSS
5 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (14.44%) J2EE
7 11 (12.22%) Hibernate
8 10 (11.11%) NHibernate
8 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.00%) JSON
9 9 (10.00%) Ajax
9 9 (10.00%) WCF
10 8 (8.89%) CSS3
10 8 (8.89%) Spring
11 7 (7.78%) XML
11 7 (7.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.44%) Smartcard
2 4 (4.44%) PKI
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) iPhone
4 2 (2.22%) Open Source
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
2 9 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Android
4 4 (4.44%) CentOS
4 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (85.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (38.89%) MVC
4 27 (30.00%) Scrum
5 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 22 (24.44%) BDD
7 18 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 16 (17.78%) ATDD
9 15 (16.67%) Refactoring
10 14 (15.56%) User Stories
11 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 8 (8.89%) DevOps
13 7 (7.78%) Automated Testing
13 7 (7.78%) OO
13 7 (7.78%) Workflow
13 7 (7.78%) Project Management
13 7 (7.78%) Kanban
13 7 (7.78%) Product Management
14 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) C#
2 39 (43.33%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) Ruby
4 22 (24.44%) PHP
5 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 18 (20.00%) Python
7 17 (18.89%) SQL
8 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.89%) C++
9 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.22%) Perl
10 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
1 3 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Puppet
1 11 (12.22%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.89%) Salt
3 4 (4.44%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.44%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle
2 4 (4.44%) Splunk
2 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.44%) Cisco
2 4 (4.44%) Zend
3 3 (3.33%) Appcelerator
3 3 (3.33%) Sencha
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago