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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 86 112 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.82% 7.85% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 9.21% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 82 46
Median daily rate £410 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%

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
926 1216 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 85.27% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 831 672
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.01 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.45 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 178 (85.17%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (56.94%) Java
3 89 (42.58%) BDD
4 71 (33.97%) Scrum
5 67 (32.06%) JavaScript
6 66 (31.58%) HTML
7 61 (29.19%) Spring
8 56 (26.79%) Jenkins
9 53 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (24.88%) Scala
11 48 (22.97%) Open Source
12 47 (22.49%) RESTful
12 47 (22.49%) CSS
13 45 (21.53%) HTML5
14 42 (20.10%) AngularJS
15 40 (19.14%) Git (software)
15 40 (19.14%) Microservices
16 37 (17.70%) Selenium
17 36 (17.22%) Kanban
17 36 (17.22%) MongoDB
17 36 (17.22%) Cucumber
18 35 (16.75%) Puppet
18 35 (16.75%) OO
19 34 (16.27%) JSON
19 34 (16.27%) Ruby
20 33 (15.79%) JIRA
21 32 (15.31%) REST
22 31 (14.83%) CSS3
22 31 (14.83%) Relational Database
23 30 (14.35%) Python

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 26 (12.44%) Confluence
2 11 (5.26%) Mule
3 8 (3.83%) Mule ESB
4 7 (3.35%) Apache
5 5 (2.39%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.39%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.44%) nginx
8 2 (0.96%) CMS
8 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.48%) Tornado
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.48%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.48%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.18%) GitHub
3 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.31%) IaaS
5 6 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.87%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (1.91%) CloudBees
7 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.44%) PaaS
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.74%) Internet
2 9 (4.31%) DNS
3 7 (3.35%) HTTP
4 4 (1.91%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) BGP
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.48%) DWDM
5 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.48%) VLAN
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.22%) MongoDB
2 31 (14.83%) Relational Database
3 29 (13.88%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.13%) MySQL
5 15 (7.18%) SQL Server
6 14 (6.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (5.26%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.78%) Riak
10 9 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (3.83%) Redis
12 7 (3.35%) Hadoop
13 5 (2.39%) HBase
14 4 (1.91%) Big Data
15 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.48%) DB2
15 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 56 (26.79%) Jenkins
2 40 (19.14%) Git (software)
3 37 (17.70%) Selenium
4 36 (17.22%) Cucumber
5 33 (15.79%) JIRA
6 22 (10.53%) Maven
7 18 (8.61%) JUnit
8 17 (8.13%) WebDriver
9 10 (4.78%) Grunt
10 9 (4.31%) RSpec
10 9 (4.31%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.87%) Hudson
11 6 (2.87%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.87%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.39%) Mockito
13 4 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.44%) HP UFT
14 3 (1.44%) NUnit
General
1 8 (3.83%) Advertising
2 6 (2.87%) Finance
2 6 (2.87%) Games
2 6 (2.87%) Retail
3 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 140 (66.99%) Developer
2 60 (28.71%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 18 (8.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (8.13%) Architect
8 16 (7.66%) Java Scala Developer
9 15 (7.18%) Agile Developer
9 15 (7.18%) Agile Java Developer
10 14 (6.70%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.26%) Test Engineer
12 10 (4.78%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.78%) Technical Leader
13 9 (4.31%) Automation Tester
13 9 (4.31%) Technical Architect
13 9 (4.31%) Tester
14 8 (3.83%) SQL Developer
15 7 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 7 (3.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.58%) HTML
2 61 (29.19%) Spring
3 47 (22.49%) CSS
3 47 (22.49%) RESTful
4 45 (21.53%) HTML5
5 42 (20.10%) AngularJS
6 34 (16.27%) JSON
7 32 (15.31%) REST
8 31 (14.83%) CSS3
9 29 (13.88%) .NET
10 27 (12.92%) Node.js
11 23 (11.00%) Hibernate
12 22 (10.53%) Play Framework
13 20 (9.57%) SOAP
14 18 (8.61%) Django
15 17 (8.13%) React
16 16 (7.66%) ASP.NET
16 16 (7.66%) XML
17 15 (7.18%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (7.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) User Experience
2 11 (5.26%) Social Media
3 10 (4.78%) Tandem
4 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.31%) Replication
5 7 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.91%) iPhone
7 4 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.91%) RIA
8 3 (1.44%) Animation
8 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.96%) Wiki
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) DataPower
10 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.44%) Linux
2 8 (3.83%) Windows
3 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.87%) Unix
4 5 (2.39%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.44%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (85.17%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (42.58%) BDD
3 71 (33.97%) Scrum
4 53 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (22.97%) Open Source
6 40 (19.14%) Microservices
7 36 (17.22%) Kanban
8 35 (16.75%) OO
9 25 (11.96%) DevOps
9 25 (11.96%) Test Automation
10 24 (11.48%) SOA
11 19 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 19 (9.09%) MVC
11 19 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.61%) User Stories
13 17 (8.13%) SOLID
14 16 (7.66%) Mentoring
14 16 (7.66%) Pair Programming
15 13 (6.22%) E-Commerce
15 13 (6.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 119 (56.94%) Java
2 67 (32.06%) JavaScript
3 52 (24.88%) Scala
4 34 (16.27%) Ruby
5 30 (14.35%) Python
6 29 (13.88%) SQL
7 27 (12.92%) C#
8 16 (7.66%) PHP
9 11 (5.26%) Groovy
10 7 (3.35%) Clojure
11 6 (2.87%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.91%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.91%) Go
14 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.96%) C++
15 2 (0.96%) Korn
15 2 (0.96%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.87%) Degree
3 2 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) ISEB
3 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.48%) CCNP
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.70%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) WCAG
3 3 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.96%) FATCA
4 2 (0.96%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (8.61%) Docker
2 11 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.39%) HDFS
4 5 (2.39%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.91%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (16.75%) Puppet
2 22 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.70%) Ansible
4 6 (2.87%) Nagios
4 6 (2.87%) Salt
4 6 (2.87%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.39%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (7.18%) Oracle
2 14 (6.70%) MuleSoft
3 11 (5.26%) VMware
4 10 (4.78%) Splunk
5 9 (4.31%) Google
6 6 (2.87%) New Relic
6 6 (2.87%) Rackspace
6 6 (2.87%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.44%) IBM
8 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 2 (0.96%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.96%) F5
8 2 (0.96%) HP
8 2 (0.96%) hybris
8 2 (0.96%) Kony
8 2 (0.96%) Solace
8 2 (0.96%) Temenos
9 1 (0.48%) BT
9 1 (0.48%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.48%) Twitter
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