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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 100 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.64% 3.69% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 4.58% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 27 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +1.26%
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
980 786 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.63% 80.62% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 485 284
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.35 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 March 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 122 (80.79%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (47.68%) Java
3 71 (47.02%) MVC
4 60 (39.74%) HTML
5 59 (39.07%) JavaScript
6 56 (37.09%) C#
7 54 (35.76%) .NET
8 53 (35.10%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (34.44%) BDD
10 44 (29.14%) SQL
11 43 (28.48%) CSS
12 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
13 36 (23.84%) Ruby
14 35 (23.18%) jQuery
14 35 (23.18%) MongoDB
15 32 (21.19%) .NET Framework
15 32 (21.19%) Subversion
15 32 (21.19%) ASP.NET
15 32 (21.19%) PHP
16 31 (20.53%) NoSQL
16 31 (20.53%) REST
17 29 (19.21%) Linux
17 29 (19.21%) Relational Database
18 28 (18.54%) Web Services
18 28 (18.54%) XML
19 27 (17.88%) Scrum
20 26 (17.22%) Hibernate
20 26 (17.22%) Test Automation
21 25 (16.56%) JSON
21 25 (16.56%) Web Design

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (11.26%) Node.js
2 7 (4.64%) Apache
3 6 (3.97%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.99%) CMS
5 3 (1.99%) nginx
5 3 (1.99%) Kentico
5 3 (1.99%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.65%) Route 53
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Heroku
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.60%) HTTP
2 7 (4.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.32%) DHCP
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) DNS
3 2 (1.32%) SSL
3 2 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.18%) MongoDB
2 31 (20.53%) NoSQL
3 29 (19.21%) Relational Database
4 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
5 15 (9.93%) MySQL
6 10 (6.62%) Redis
7 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.30%) Neo4j
7 8 (5.30%) Couchbase
8 7 (4.64%) SimpleDB
9 6 (3.97%) Pentaho
9 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (3.31%) RavenDB
11 4 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.99%) Riak
13 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.19%) Subversion
3 23 (15.23%) Selenium
4 22 (14.57%) Cucumber
5 19 (12.58%) NUnit
6 13 (8.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (5.96%) Jenkins
9 8 (5.30%) Sahi
9 8 (5.30%) WATIR
9 8 (5.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (4.64%) JUnit
11 6 (3.97%) JMeter
11 6 (3.97%) PHPUnit
11 6 (3.97%) QUnit
12 5 (3.31%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.65%) Capybara
13 4 (2.65%) MSTest
13 4 (2.65%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.65%) Finance
2 3 (1.99%) Back Office
3 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (69.54%) Developer
2 44 (29.14%) .NET Developer
3 31 (20.53%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.95%) Agile Coach
6 11 (7.28%) Analyst
6 11 (7.28%) PHP Developer
7 9 (5.96%) Agile .NET Developer
8 8 (5.30%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.64%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.64%) QA Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.31%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (2.65%) Tester
12 4 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (39.74%) HTML
2 54 (35.76%) .NET
3 43 (28.48%) CSS
4 35 (23.18%) jQuery
5 32 (21.19%) ASP.NET
5 32 (21.19%) .NET Framework
6 31 (20.53%) REST
7 28 (18.54%) Web Services
7 28 (18.54%) XML
8 26 (17.22%) Hibernate
9 25 (16.56%) JSON
10 20 (13.25%) NHibernate
10 20 (13.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (10.60%) J2EE
12 14 (9.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (7.95%) RESTful
15 11 (7.28%) CSS3
15 11 (7.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Open Source
2 8 (5.30%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.97%) Smartcard
4 6 (3.97%) PKI
5 4 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.99%) iPhone
7 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) RIA
8 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.21%) Linux
2 19 (12.58%) UNIX
3 18 (11.92%) Windows
4 17 (11.26%) Mac OS X
5 10 (6.62%) Android
6 8 (5.30%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (3.97%) CentOS
8 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (80.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (47.02%) MVC
3 53 (35.10%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (34.44%) BDD
5 27 (17.88%) Scrum
6 26 (17.22%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.56%) Web Design
8 23 (15.23%) Software Engineering
8 23 (15.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 21 (13.91%) OO
10 18 (11.92%) Web Development
11 17 (11.26%) Unit Testing
12 14 (9.27%) Pair Programming
13 13 (8.61%) Configuration Management
14 11 (7.28%) Project Management
14 11 (7.28%) Automated Testing
14 11 (7.28%) DevOps
14 11 (7.28%) ATDD
15 9 (5.96%) Kanban
15 9 (5.96%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.68%) Java
2 59 (39.07%) JavaScript
3 56 (37.09%) C#
4 44 (29.14%) SQL
5 36 (23.84%) Ruby
6 32 (21.19%) PHP
7 21 (13.91%) Python
8 7 (4.64%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.64%) C++
9 6 (3.97%) PHP5
10 2 (1.32%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) VCP4
2 3 (1.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) Puppet
1 12 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.30%) Salt
3 6 (3.97%) OpenIDM
4 4 (2.65%) Graylog
5 3 (1.99%) Graphite
5 3 (1.99%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Oracle
2 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) Zend
3 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.97%) Cisco
3 6 (3.97%) Splunk
4 5 (3.31%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.65%) New Relic
5 4 (2.65%) VMware
5 4 (2.65%) Akamai
6 3 (1.99%) Sencha
6 3 (1.99%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.66%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
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