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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 31 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing TDD 57 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.63% 5.12% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 6.49% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 14
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£400 £303 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £264 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £425
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 £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
992 771 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.52% 79.00% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 474 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 81 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (45.83%) C#
3 42 (43.75%) Java
4 38 (39.58%) MVC
4 38 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (29.17%) .NET
5 28 (29.17%) Ruby
6 26 (27.08%) Scrum
7 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
7 25 (26.04%) BDD
8 24 (25.00%) PHP
9 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
9 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
10 21 (21.88%) Python
10 21 (21.88%) Subversion
10 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
11 20 (20.83%) MongoDB
11 20 (20.83%) Git (software)
11 20 (20.83%) Linux
11 20 (20.83%) HTML
12 19 (19.79%) jQuery
13 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
13 17 (17.71%) Web Services
14 16 (16.67%) SQL
14 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 16 (16.67%) ATDD
15 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
15 15 (15.63%) Refactoring
16 14 (14.58%) CSS
16 14 (14.58%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (14.58%) Node.js
2 6 (6.25%) Apache
3 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.17%) CMS
3 4 (4.17%) nginx
3 4 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.13%) Kentico
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.17%) Route 53
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) HTTP
2 4 (4.17%) Firewall
2 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) SSL
3 3 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 20 (20.83%) MongoDB
3 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.46%) Redis
4 11 (11.46%) MySQL
5 10 (10.42%) Couchbase
6 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 8 (8.33%) SimpleDB
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (5.21%) RavenDB
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.17%) Pentaho
9 4 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (3.13%) Riak
10 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.08%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Subversion
2 20 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 13 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.25%) NUnit
5 6 (6.25%) MSTest
6 5 (5.21%) Selenium
6 5 (5.21%) JUnit
7 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.17%) JMeter
7 4 (4.17%) QUnit
7 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (3.13%) LLBLGen Pro
8 3 (3.13%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Gradle
9 1 (1.04%) Grunt
9 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.04%) Maven
9 1 (1.04%) Ant
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Agile Coach
4 13 (13.54%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (5.21%) Tester
8 4 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.08%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Programmer
10 2 (2.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.17%) .NET
2 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.83%) HTML
4 19 (19.79%) jQuery
5 17 (17.71%) Web Services
6 14 (14.58%) CSS
6 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (13.54%) J2EE
8 12 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.50%) REST
9 10 (10.42%) NHibernate
10 9 (9.38%) Ajax
10 9 (9.38%) JSON
10 9 (9.38%) WCF
11 8 (8.33%) Spring
11 8 (8.33%) CSS3
12 7 (7.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (7.29%) XML
13 6 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.17%) Smartcard
2 4 (4.17%) PKI
2 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.13%) iPhone
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
4 2 (2.08%) Open Source
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) Linux
2 11 (11.46%) Windows
3 9 (9.38%) UNIX
4 6 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.25%) Android
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (4.17%) CentOS
5 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.58%) MVC
2 38 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (27.08%) Scrum
4 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
4 25 (26.04%) BDD
5 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
6 16 (16.67%) ATDD
7 15 (15.63%) Refactoring
8 12 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 11 (11.46%) DevOps
9 11 (11.46%) User Stories
10 8 (8.33%) Kanban
11 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.29%) Product Management
11 7 (7.29%) Workflow
11 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.29%) OO
12 6 (6.25%) Project Management
12 6 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.83%) C#
2 42 (43.75%) Java
3 28 (29.17%) Ruby
4 24 (25.00%) PHP
5 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
6 21 (21.88%) Python
7 16 (16.67%) SQL
8 10 (10.42%) C++
8 10 (10.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.08%) Perl
10 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.08%) PHP5
11 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
2 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
1 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.42%) Salt
3 4 (4.17%) OpenIDM
3 4 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) Zend
3 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco
3 4 (4.17%) Splunk
4 3 (3.13%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.13%) Sencha
5 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago