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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 54 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.14% 5.07% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 6.69% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £325 £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 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 688 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.71% 75.85% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 375 483
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 52 (41.60%) BDD
2 51 (40.80%) Java
3 50 (40.00%) PHP
4 39 (31.20%) C#
4 39 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (28.00%) Scrum
6 33 (26.40%) SQL
7 32 (25.60%) MVC
8 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
9 30 (24.00%) QA
10 29 (23.20%) jQuery
11 28 (22.40%) .NET
12 26 (20.80%) CSS
12 26 (20.80%) User Stories
13 23 (18.40%) Zend
14 22 (17.60%) Ruby
15 21 (16.80%) HTML
15 21 (16.80%) Test Scripting
16 20 (16.00%) Selenium
16 20 (16.00%) Web Services
17 19 (15.20%) Linux
18 18 (14.40%) OO
19 17 (13.60%) Symfony
19 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
20 14 (11.20%) Cucumber
20 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (11.20%) J2EE
20 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
21 13 (10.40%) Finance
21 13 (10.40%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.40%) Node.js
2 7 (5.60%) Apache
2 7 (5.60%) ColdFusion
3 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.40%) nginx
5 2 (1.60%) CMS
5 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.60%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) MySQL
2 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.80%) Couchbase
3 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.00%) SimpleDB
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.00%) Redis
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) Big Data
7 1 (0.80%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Selenium
2 14 (11.20%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.20%) JBehave
3 9 (7.20%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.40%) SoapUI
5 7 (5.60%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.00%) Hudson
7 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.20%) Subversion
9 2 (1.60%) Maven
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.80%) dotCover
10 1 (0.80%) JIRA
10 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.80%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.80%) FindBugs
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (50.40%) Developer
2 34 (27.20%) Tester
3 25 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 19 (15.20%) Manual Tester
4 19 (15.20%) Functional Tester
5 11 (8.80%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Automation Tester
7 9 (7.20%) Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (3.20%) iPhone Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) jQuery
2 28 (22.40%) .NET
3 26 (20.80%) CSS
4 21 (16.80%) HTML
5 20 (16.00%) Web Services
6 17 (13.60%) Symfony
7 14 (11.20%) J2EE
8 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.40%) HTML5
9 8 (6.40%) CSS3
9 8 (6.40%) Spring
10 6 (4.80%) RESTful
10 6 (4.80%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.00%) JSON
12 4 (3.20%) WCF
12 4 (3.20%) Ajax
12 4 (3.20%) Zend Framework
12 4 (3.20%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.00%) Open Source
3 4 (3.20%) iPad
3 4 (3.20%) iPhone
3 4 (3.20%) Handset
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.20%) Linux
2 8 (6.40%) Windows
3 5 (4.00%) Android
3 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.40%) UNIX
6 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.80%) Solaris
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) BDD
2 39 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.00%) Scrum
4 32 (25.60%) MVC
5 26 (20.80%) User Stories
6 21 (16.80%) Test Scripting
7 18 (14.40%) OO
8 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.40%) E-Commerce
10 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.00%) DevOps
11 10 (8.00%) OOP
12 8 (6.40%) Web Development
12 8 (6.40%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.60%) Project Management
13 7 (5.60%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.60%) Automation Testing
14 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.80%) Java
2 50 (40.00%) PHP
3 39 (31.20%) C#
4 33 (26.40%) SQL
5 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
6 22 (17.60%) Ruby
7 10 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 10 (8.00%) C++
7 10 (8.00%) Python
8 9 (7.20%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.40%) PHP5
10 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.20%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Puppet
2 9 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.20%) Salt
3 3 (2.40%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) Zend
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle
3 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.60%) Adobe
4 2 (1.60%) Splunk
5 1 (0.80%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.80%) Perforce
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