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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 22 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 115 72 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.95% 6.32% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 7.31% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 20
Average daily rate £420 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £312 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
1210 985 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.62% 86.48% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 706 473
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £33.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 223 (86.43%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (54.65%) Java
3 97 (37.60%) BDD
4 83 (32.17%) Spring
5 81 (31.40%) HTML
6 80 (31.01%) Scrum
7 68 (26.36%) JavaScript
8 61 (23.64%) Linux
9 54 (20.93%) CSS
10 53 (20.54%) .NET
11 52 (20.16%) Oracle
12 46 (17.83%) C#
13 42 (16.28%) MongoDB
14 41 (15.89%) MVC
15 40 (15.50%) NoSQL
15 40 (15.50%) HTML5
16 39 (15.12%) REST
16 39 (15.12%) SQL
17 36 (13.95%) Node.js
18 35 (13.57%) SQL Server
19 33 (12.79%) MySQL
19 33 (12.79%) Maven
20 32 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (12.40%) ASP.NET
20 32 (12.40%) Hibernate
21 31 (12.02%) jQuery
22 30 (11.63%) Apache
23 29 (11.24%) Web Services
24 28 (10.85%) Open Source
24 28 (10.85%) Analytical Skills

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (13.95%) Node.js
2 30 (11.63%) Apache
3 10 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.33%) CMS
5 6 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.16%) nginx
6 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.78%) Confluence
7 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) Moodle
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.39%) Kentico
8 1 (0.39%) OpenCms
Applications
1 9 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) GitHub
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.47%) HTTP
2 11 (4.26%) Internet
3 3 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.28%) MongoDB
2 40 (15.50%) NoSQL
3 35 (13.57%) SQL Server
4 33 (12.79%) MySQL
5 20 (7.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (7.36%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.65%) Redis
7 12 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.49%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.94%) Hazelcast
9 5 (1.94%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.55%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.16%) Riak
12 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (12.79%) Maven
2 27 (10.47%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.91%) JUnit
4 20 (7.75%) Selenium
5 18 (6.98%) Mockito
6 16 (6.20%) Subversion
7 14 (5.43%) JIRA
8 11 (4.26%) Hamcrest
8 11 (4.26%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.88%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.10%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.94%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.94%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.55%) Babel
12 4 (1.55%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.78%) Appium
13 2 (0.78%) DbUnit
13 2 (0.78%) gulp
13 2 (0.78%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (5.81%) Publishing
2 13 (5.04%) Retail
3 8 (3.10%) Games
4 7 (2.71%) Finance
5 5 (1.94%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 186 (72.09%) Developer
2 113 (43.80%) Java Developer
3 55 (21.32%) Agile Developer
4 49 (18.99%) Agile Java Developer
5 35 (13.57%) Senior Developer
6 24 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (8.53%) Analyst
8 20 (7.75%) .NET Developer
9 17 (6.59%) Architect
10 15 (5.81%) Digital Developer
11 14 (5.43%) Business Analyst
12 13 (5.04%) Senior Agile Developer
13 12 (4.65%) Digital Analyst
13 12 (4.65%) Digital Business Analyst
13 12 (4.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 11 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 9 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (3.49%) PHP Developer
15 9 (3.49%) Technical Architect
15 9 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (32.17%) Spring
2 81 (31.40%) HTML
3 54 (20.93%) CSS
4 53 (20.54%) .NET
5 40 (15.50%) HTML5
6 39 (15.12%) REST
7 32 (12.40%) ASP.NET
7 32 (12.40%) Hibernate
8 31 (12.02%) jQuery
9 29 (11.24%) Web Services
10 26 (10.08%) RESTful
11 24 (9.30%) AngularJS
12 23 (8.91%) XML
13 21 (8.14%) Apache Camel
13 21 (8.14%) JSON
14 18 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
15 17 (6.59%) Spring Integration
16 16 (6.20%) Apache Flex
16 16 (6.20%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (6.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.71%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.71%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.71%) iPad
4 6 (2.33%) Animation
4 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 6 (2.33%) iPhone
5 5 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.16%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.16%) User Experience
7 2 (0.78%) Blog
7 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) RIA
8 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) NHS
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.64%) Linux
2 22 (8.53%) Windows
3 19 (7.36%) Mac OS X
3 19 (7.36%) Unix
4 12 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.94%) Android
5 5 (1.94%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (86.43%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (37.60%) BDD
3 80 (31.01%) Scrum
4 41 (15.89%) MVC
5 32 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (10.85%) Open Source
7 27 (10.47%) Analytics
8 25 (9.69%) Software Engineering
9 21 (8.14%) DevOps
10 18 (6.98%) Automated Testing
11 17 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.59%) Pair Programming
12 16 (6.20%) Kanban
12 16 (6.20%) OO
13 15 (5.81%) SDLC
13 15 (5.81%) SOA
14 13 (5.04%) SOLID
14 13 (5.04%) Web Development
15 12 (4.65%) Product Management
15 12 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 141 (54.65%) Java
2 68 (26.36%) JavaScript
3 46 (17.83%) C#
4 39 (15.12%) SQL
5 19 (7.36%) Ruby
6 13 (5.04%) Scala
7 12 (4.65%) VB
8 11 (4.26%) PHP
9 10 (3.88%) Python
10 9 (3.49%) FQL
10 9 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.94%) C++
14 3 (1.16%) ECMAScript
14 3 (1.16%) ES6
14 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.78%) Groovy
15 2 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.71%) Degree
3 5 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.94%) ISEB
3 5 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) Puppet
2 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (20.16%) Oracle
2 11 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.10%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.33%) Apple
5 3 (1.16%) Apigee
5 3 (1.16%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.16%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.78%) IBM
6 2 (0.78%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.78%) Zend
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe
7 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.39%) Twitter
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