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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 127 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.65% 3.86% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 4.81% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 30 51
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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
1369 811 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.42% 80.22% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 534 410
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 28
Average hourly rate £16.38 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.32% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 197 (84.19%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (48.72%) Java
3 93 (39.74%) HTML
4 89 (38.03%) SQL
5 88 (37.61%) BDD
6 81 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 80 (34.19%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (32.05%) SQL Server
9 67 (28.63%) CSS
10 64 (27.35%) C#
10 64 (27.35%) jQuery
11 61 (26.07%) Oracle
12 57 (24.36%) .NET
13 54 (23.08%) Linux
14 49 (20.94%) Scrum
15 46 (19.66%) MVC
15 46 (19.66%) MongoDB
16 45 (19.23%) NUnit
17 42 (17.95%) Git (software)
18 39 (16.67%) UNIX
19 35 (14.96%) OO
20 34 (14.53%) Microsoft
21 33 (14.10%) Web Services
21 33 (14.10%) PowerShell
22 32 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
22 32 (13.68%) REST
23 31 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
24 29 (12.39%) PL/SQL
24 29 (12.39%) Mac OS X
25 28 (11.97%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (8.55%) Node.js
2 12 (5.13%) Apache
3 8 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.99%) CMS
5 6 (2.56%) nginx
6 5 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.28%) JBoss
8 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.43%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.43%) MS Project
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.56%) Route 53
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.26%) HTTP
2 11 (4.70%) Firewall
3 8 (3.42%) Internet
4 6 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 46 (19.66%) MongoDB
3 32 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (11.11%) MySQL
5 26 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 26 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (10.68%) NoSQL
7 23 (9.83%) Oracle Database
8 22 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (4.27%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.99%) Couchbase
10 7 (2.99%) Redis
11 6 (2.56%) SimpleDB
11 6 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 45 (19.23%) NUnit
2 42 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.11%) Selenium
4 25 (10.68%) Subversion
5 20 (8.55%) Cucumber
6 18 (7.69%) Toad
7 17 (7.26%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (6.84%) SpecFlow
9 15 (6.41%) Visual Studio
10 14 (5.98%) Jenkins
11 13 (5.56%) Maven
12 9 (3.85%) Mockito
13 8 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.14%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.14%) ReSharper
14 5 (2.14%) JUnit
15 4 (1.71%) JIRA
15 4 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (1.28%) Sinon.JS
16 3 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (7.69%) Finance
2 9 (3.85%) Back Office
3 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Games
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 174 (74.36%) Developer
2 67 (28.63%) Java Developer
3 36 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 17 (7.26%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (6.41%) Analyst
6 13 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (4.70%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.85%) Database Developer
9 9 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.85%) Agile Coach
10 7 (2.99%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.56%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (2.56%) UX Developer
11 6 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (39.74%) HTML
2 67 (28.63%) CSS
3 64 (27.35%) jQuery
4 57 (24.36%) .NET
5 33 (14.10%) Web Services
6 32 (13.68%) REST
7 28 (11.97%) RESTful
8 26 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (10.26%) ASP.NET
10 23 (9.83%) .NET Framework
11 22 (9.40%) JSON
11 22 (9.40%) Entity Framework
12 20 (8.55%) NHibernate
13 19 (8.12%) HTML5
14 17 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (7.26%) XML
15 16 (6.84%) JSP
16 15 (6.41%) XHTML
16 15 (6.41%) Spring
16 15 (6.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.98%) User Experience
2 9 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.43%) W3C
5 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.43%) BBC
5 1 (0.43%) Equities
5 1 (0.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (0.43%) Blog
5 1 (0.43%) RIA
5 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.08%) Linux
2 39 (16.67%) UNIX
3 29 (12.39%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.70%) Windows
5 5 (2.14%) Android
6 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.28%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (84.19%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (37.61%) BDD
3 80 (34.19%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (20.94%) Scrum
5 46 (19.66%) MVC
6 35 (14.96%) OO
7 28 (11.97%) Software Engineering
7 28 (11.97%) Test Automation
8 27 (11.54%) SDLC
9 25 (10.68%) Web Design
10 24 (10.26%) Data Mapping
11 23 (9.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (9.83%) Configuration Management
12 22 (9.40%) Data Modelling
12 22 (9.40%) Web Development
13 19 (8.12%) Open Source
13 19 (8.12%) Kanban
14 17 (7.26%) E-Commerce
15 15 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (5.98%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 114 (48.72%) Java
2 89 (38.03%) SQL
3 81 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 64 (27.35%) C#
5 33 (14.10%) PowerShell
6 29 (12.39%) PL/SQL
7 26 (11.11%) Ruby
8 24 (10.26%) T-SQL
9 13 (5.56%) VB
9 13 (5.56%) Python
10 10 (4.27%) PHP
11 8 (3.42%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.99%) Scala
12 7 (2.99%) FQL
13 5 (2.14%) VB6
13 5 (2.14%) C++
14 4 (1.71%) Perl
14 4 (1.71%) C
15 3 (1.28%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (9.40%) Puppet
2 17 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (7.26%) Ansible
3 6 (2.56%) Salt
3 6 (2.56%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.85%) Graylog
5 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 61 (26.07%) Oracle
2 34 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.56%) Adobe
3 6 (2.56%) hybris
4 5 (2.14%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.28%) Google
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.85%) VMware
6 2 (0.85%) Akamai
6 2 (0.85%) New Relic
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) Nokia
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
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