The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 173 123 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.06% 7.34% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.90% 8.66% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 102 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
1245 1420 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.82% 84.73% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 1032 557
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £9.23 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for TDD.

1 364 (83.11%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (58.90%) Java
3 160 (36.53%) JavaScript
4 149 (34.02%) BDD
5 138 (31.51%) Spring
6 126 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (28.54%) Scrum
8 109 (24.89%) CSS
9 106 (24.20%) HTML
10 97 (22.15%) RESTful
11 84 (19.18%) Git (software)
12 80 (18.26%) AngularJS
13 79 (18.04%) Hibernate
14 77 (17.58%) Node.js
15 74 (16.89%) Microservices
16 71 (16.21%) MongoDB
16 71 (16.21%) Open Source
17 69 (15.75%) Pair Programming
18 68 (15.53%) OO
19 64 (14.61%) Scala
19 64 (14.61%) Jenkins
20 63 (14.38%) React
21 60 (13.70%) HTML5
22 57 (13.01%) SOA
23 54 (12.33%) .NET
24 53 (12.10%) Puppet
25 52 (11.87%) Software Engineering
26 50 (11.42%) Unit Testing
27 48 (10.96%) Ruby
27 48 (10.96%) REST

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.65%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.28%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.60%) Apache Solr
4 7 (1.60%) CMS
5 6 (1.37%) Confluence
5 6 (1.37%) Jetty
5 6 (1.37%) nginx
6 4 (0.91%) Apache
6 4 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.68%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.46%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.23%) OpenCms
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.08%) GitHub
2 22 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.23%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.88%) HTTP
2 12 (2.74%) DNS
3 11 (2.51%) VPN
4 4 (0.91%) Internet
4 4 (0.91%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.21%) MongoDB
2 46 (10.50%) SQL Server
3 42 (9.59%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.25%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (3.42%) CouchDB
7 13 (2.97%) MySQL
8 9 (2.05%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.37%) Big Data
10 6 (1.37%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.14%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.68%) Redis
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.46%) Riak
14 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 84 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 64 (14.61%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.85%) Maven
4 29 (6.62%) Cucumber
5 28 (6.39%) JUnit
5 28 (6.39%) Selenium
6 26 (5.94%) JIRA
7 23 (5.25%) Jasmine
7 23 (5.25%) Mercurial
8 22 (5.02%) Mockito
9 15 (3.42%) Subversion
10 12 (2.74%) WebDriver
11 11 (2.51%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (2.05%) Hamcrest
13 9 (2.05%) Xcode
14 8 (1.83%) Gradle
15 6 (1.37%) git-flow
16 5 (1.14%) Babel
16 5 (1.14%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (5.94%) Retail
2 13 (2.97%) Finance
3 10 (2.28%) Publishing
4 9 (2.05%) Games
5 3 (0.68%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.46%) Advertising
6 2 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (75.34%) Developer
2 183 (41.78%) Java Developer
3 77 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 67 (15.30%) Senior Java Developer
5 62 (14.16%) Agile Developer
6 54 (12.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 43 (9.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 41 (9.36%) Scala Developer
9 30 (6.85%) Java Scala Developer
10 27 (6.16%) Node.js Developer
11 26 (5.94%) .NET Developer
12 24 (5.48%) Ruby Developer
13 20 (4.57%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 20 (4.57%) Senior Scala Developer
14 19 (4.34%) Senior Agile Developer
15 18 (4.11%) Angular Developer
15 18 (4.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
16 17 (3.88%) iOS Developer
17 16 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 15 (3.42%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (31.51%) Spring
2 109 (24.89%) CSS
3 106 (24.20%) HTML
4 97 (22.15%) RESTful
5 80 (18.26%) AngularJS
6 79 (18.04%) Hibernate
7 77 (17.58%) Node.js
8 63 (14.38%) React
9 60 (13.70%) HTML5
10 54 (12.33%) .NET
11 48 (10.96%) REST
12 44 (10.05%) CSS3
13 33 (7.53%) ASP.NET
13 33 (7.53%) Ember.js
13 33 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (7.53%) Web Services
14 29 (6.62%) XML
15 26 (5.94%) Spring Boot
16 25 (5.71%) JPA
17 22 (5.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.11%) User Experience
4 16 (3.65%) iPad
4 16 (3.65%) iPhone
5 12 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.05%) Animation
6 9 (2.05%) Cryptography
7 8 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.83%) Replication
8 7 (1.60%) Social Media
9 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.91%) RIA
10 3 (0.68%) Statistics
10 3 (0.68%) Wiki
11 2 (0.46%) Blog
11 2 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.59%) Linux
2 33 (7.53%) Windows
3 20 (4.57%) Unix
4 18 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.23%) VMS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (83.11%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (34.02%) BDD
3 126 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (28.54%) Scrum
5 74 (16.89%) Microservices
6 71 (16.21%) Open Source
7 69 (15.75%) Pair Programming
8 68 (15.53%) OO
9 57 (13.01%) SOA
10 52 (11.87%) Software Engineering
11 50 (11.42%) Unit Testing
12 46 (10.50%) Kanban
13 38 (8.68%) MVC
14 33 (7.53%) Automated Testing
14 33 (7.53%) OOP
15 32 (7.31%) DevOps
16 29 (6.62%) Coaching
16 29 (6.62%) Software Delivery
17 26 (5.94%) Mentoring
17 26 (5.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 258 (58.90%) Java
2 160 (36.53%) JavaScript
3 64 (14.61%) Scala
4 48 (10.96%) Ruby
5 44 (10.05%) C#
6 34 (7.76%) SQL
7 29 (6.62%) Groovy
8 21 (4.79%) ES6
9 20 (4.57%) Clojure
10 17 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.88%) Python
11 16 (3.65%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.20%) ECMAScript
13 9 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.05%) PHP
14 5 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.46%) C++
15 2 (0.46%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (2.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.14%) Degree
4 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) CITP
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (2.28%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) SDET
3 2 (0.46%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (7.31%) Virtual Machines
2 28 (6.39%) Docker
3 20 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.51%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 53 (12.10%) Puppet
2 24 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Grafana
4 1 (0.23%) Kibana
4 1 (0.23%) logstash
4 1 (0.23%) Mesos
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (5.25%) Oracle
2 22 (5.02%) VMware
3 10 (2.28%) Apple
4 8 (1.83%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.14%) Cisco
5 5 (1.14%) EMC
5 5 (1.14%) F5
5 5 (1.14%) NetApp
6 4 (0.91%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.68%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.68%) Splunk
7 3 (0.68%) Zend
8 2 (0.46%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.23%) Google
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago