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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.86% 6.25% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 7.90% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
796 734 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 79.09% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 404 499
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.13 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 49 (41.18%) Java
1 49 (41.18%) PHP
2 44 (36.97%) BDD
3 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (31.09%) C#
5 33 (27.73%) MVC
6 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
6 29 (24.37%) jQuery
7 28 (23.53%) Scrum
8 26 (21.85%) Ruby
8 26 (21.85%) QA
9 23 (19.33%) SQL
9 23 (19.33%) Zend
9 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (19.33%) User Stories
10 22 (18.49%) .NET
10 22 (18.49%) CSS
11 21 (17.65%) Web Services
11 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 20 (16.81%) Cucumber
12 20 (16.81%) Selenium
13 18 (15.13%) Linux
14 17 (14.29%) OO
14 17 (14.29%) HTML
14 17 (14.29%) Symfony
14 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 16 (13.45%) Test Scripting
16 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
17 12 (10.08%) J2EE
17 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (7.56%) Node.js
2 7 (5.88%) Apache
3 6 (5.04%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.68%) nginx
5 2 (1.68%) CMS
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Office
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Route 53
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) MySQL
2 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.72%) Couchbase
4 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.04%) Redis
5 6 (5.04%) SimpleDB
6 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.68%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.84%) Big Data
9 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Selenium
1 20 (16.81%) Cucumber
2 9 (7.56%) JBehave
2 9 (7.56%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.72%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.04%) Subversion
6 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.20%) Hudson
6 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.68%) Maven
8 2 (1.68%) MSTest
8 2 (1.68%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.68%) NUnit
9 1 (0.84%) dotCover
9 1 (0.84%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.84%) Behat
9 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (52.94%) Developer
2 26 (21.85%) PHP Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Tester
4 12 (10.08%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Manual Tester
4 12 (10.08%) Functional Tester
5 10 (8.40%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Automation Tester
8 7 (5.88%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Agile Coach
8 7 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (3.36%) iPhone Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.37%) jQuery
2 22 (18.49%) .NET
2 22 (18.49%) CSS
3 21 (17.65%) Web Services
4 17 (14.29%) HTML
4 17 (14.29%) Symfony
5 12 (10.08%) J2EE
6 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.56%) Spring
8 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.04%) HTML5
9 6 (5.04%) RESTful
9 6 (5.04%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.04%) CSS3
10 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.20%) JSON
11 4 (3.36%) Spring MVC
11 4 (3.36%) WCF
11 4 (3.36%) Cocoa
11 4 (3.36%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.20%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.36%) iPhone
4 4 (3.36%) Handset
4 4 (3.36%) iPad
5 2 (1.68%) Open Source
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Linux
2 7 (5.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.20%) Android
3 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.52%) UNIX
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) BDD
2 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.73%) MVC
4 28 (23.53%) Scrum
5 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (19.33%) User Stories
6 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 17 (14.29%) OO
7 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.45%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.24%) OOP
11 10 (8.40%) Refactoring
11 10 (8.40%) DevOps
12 9 (7.56%) Web Development
13 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.72%) ATDD
14 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
15 5 (4.20%) Project Management
15 5 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.18%) Java
1 49 (41.18%) PHP
2 37 (31.09%) C#
3 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.85%) Ruby
5 23 (19.33%) SQL
6 11 (9.24%) Python
6 11 (9.24%) C++
7 10 (8.40%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.56%) PHP5
9 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.36%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.52%) Perl
11 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) ISEB
2 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) Puppet
1 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (8.40%) Salt
2 2 (1.68%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.84%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Zend
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.84%) Perforce
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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