The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.75% 5.15% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 6.71% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 671 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.77% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 373 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
TDD
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 51 (42.50%) BDD
2 49 (40.83%) PHP
3 48 (40.00%) Java
4 37 (30.83%) C#
4 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (26.67%) MVC
5 32 (26.67%) Scrum
6 30 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 29 (24.17%) SQL
7 29 (24.17%) QA
8 28 (23.33%) jQuery
9 26 (21.67%) User Stories
9 26 (21.67%) .NET
10 23 (19.17%) CSS
10 23 (19.17%) Zend
11 20 (16.67%) Selenium
11 20 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 20 (16.67%) Web Services
11 20 (16.67%) Ruby
12 18 (15.00%) Linux
12 18 (15.00%) HTML
13 17 (14.17%) OO
13 17 (14.17%) Symfony
14 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (11.67%) Cucumber
17 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
17 13 (10.83%) J2EE
17 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
18 12 (10.00%) Finance

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (6.67%) Node.js
2 7 (5.83%) Apache
3 6 (5.00%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.67%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) MySQL
2 9 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.83%) Couchbase
4 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.17%) Redis
5 5 (4.17%) SimpleDB
6 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.67%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Selenium
2 14 (11.67%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.50%) JBehave
3 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.17%) Hudson
5 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.33%) Subversion
6 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) Behat
8 1 (0.83%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.83%) dotCover
8 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.83%) JIRA
8 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (52.50%) Developer
2 32 (26.67%) Tester
3 25 (20.83%) PHP Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Manual Tester
4 17 (14.17%) Functional Tester
5 11 (9.17%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 9 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Architect
12 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) Android Developer
12 4 (3.33%) iPhone Developer
12 4 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.33%) jQuery
2 26 (21.67%) .NET
3 23 (19.17%) CSS
4 20 (16.67%) Web Services
5 18 (15.00%) HTML
6 17 (14.17%) Symfony
7 13 (10.83%) J2EE
8 9 (7.50%) Spring
8 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.83%) CSS3
9 7 (5.83%) HTML5
10 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.00%) RESTful
11 5 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.17%) JSON
12 4 (3.33%) XML
12 4 (3.33%) Ajax
12 4 (3.33%) Cocoa
12 4 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.33%) Handset
3 4 (3.33%) iPad
3 4 (3.33%) iPhone
4 3 (2.50%) Open Source
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Windows
3 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.17%) Android
4 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.50%) BDD
2 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.67%) MVC
3 32 (26.67%) Scrum
4 26 (21.67%) User Stories
5 20 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 17 (14.17%) OO
7 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.33%) OOP
10 10 (8.33%) DevOps
11 8 (6.67%) Web Development
11 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.83%) Automation Testing
13 6 (5.00%) Project Management
13 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (4.17%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.83%) PHP
2 48 (40.00%) Java
3 37 (30.83%) C#
4 30 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 29 (24.17%) SQL
6 20 (16.67%) Ruby
7 10 (8.33%) C++
7 10 (8.33%) Python
7 10 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.67%) PHP5
9 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.33%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Puppet
2 9 (7.50%) Salt
2 9 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Zend
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.83%) Perforce
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
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