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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 105 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.94% 6.74% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.51% 8.38% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 65 36
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£388 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
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
1104 931 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.51% 80.47% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 638 330
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 144 (82.29%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (46.29%) Java
3 70 (40.00%) MVC
4 67 (38.29%) HTML
5 63 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 62 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (33.71%) BDD
8 58 (33.14%) .NET
9 55 (31.43%) SQL
10 53 (30.29%) C#
11 49 (28.00%) CSS
12 39 (22.29%) jQuery
13 37 (21.14%) Git (software)
13 37 (21.14%) SQL Server
14 33 (18.86%) Oracle
14 33 (18.86%) REST
15 32 (18.29%) Scrum
16 31 (17.71%) MongoDB
17 30 (17.14%) NoSQL
17 30 (17.14%) PHP
18 29 (16.57%) .NET Framework
19 28 (16.00%) XML
19 28 (16.00%) Linux
19 28 (16.00%) Web Design
20 27 (15.43%) Ruby
21 26 (14.86%) Responsive Web Design
21 26 (14.86%) Open Source
21 26 (14.86%) OO
21 26 (14.86%) ASP.NET
21 26 (14.86%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (11.43%) Node.js
2 6 (3.43%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (3.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.43%) Apache
3 3 (1.71%) nginx
3 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.14%) JBoss
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
4 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (1.71%) Route 53
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.86%) Firewall
2 17 (9.71%) HTTP
3 5 (2.86%) Internet
4 3 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.71%) MongoDB
3 30 (17.14%) NoSQL
4 26 (14.86%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (6.29%) MySQL
7 8 (4.57%) Couchbase
7 8 (4.57%) Redis
7 8 (4.57%) Neo4j
7 8 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.00%) SimpleDB
8 7 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.43%) Pentaho
9 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (21.14%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.29%) Subversion
3 23 (13.14%) Selenium
4 21 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 19 (10.86%) Cucumber
5 19 (10.86%) NUnit
6 14 (8.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (5.71%) Visual Studio
8 8 (4.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (4.57%) Sahi
8 8 (4.57%) SpecFlow
8 8 (4.57%) WATIR
9 7 (4.00%) JUnit
10 6 (3.43%) Capybara
10 6 (3.43%) JMeter
10 6 (3.43%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.43%) QUnit
10 6 (3.43%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (4.00%) Finance
2 3 (1.71%) Back Office
2 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 132 (75.43%) Developer
2 45 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 40 (22.86%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 12 (6.86%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.29%) Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Agile .NET Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
11 7 (4.00%) QA Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Lead Java Developer
13 5 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
13 5 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.86%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (38.29%) HTML
2 58 (33.14%) .NET
3 49 (28.00%) CSS
4 39 (22.29%) jQuery
5 33 (18.86%) REST
6 29 (16.57%) .NET Framework
7 28 (16.00%) XML
8 26 (14.86%) ASP.NET
8 26 (14.86%) Web Services
9 23 (13.14%) Hibernate
10 20 (11.43%) JSON
11 19 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (9.71%) Entity Framework
13 15 (8.57%) RESTful
13 15 (8.57%) NHibernate
14 14 (8.00%) J2EE
14 14 (8.00%) AngularJS
14 14 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (6.86%) HTML5
15 12 (6.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.86%) Open Source
2 6 (3.43%) Smartcard
2 6 (3.43%) PKI
3 5 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) RIA
6 1 (0.57%) Blog
6 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.00%) Linux
2 23 (13.14%) UNIX
3 19 (10.86%) Mac OS X
3 19 (10.86%) Windows
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Phone
4 6 (3.43%) Android
4 6 (3.43%) CentOS
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (82.29%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (40.00%) MVC
3 62 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (33.71%) BDD
5 32 (18.29%) Scrum
6 28 (16.00%) Web Design
7 26 (14.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (14.86%) OO
8 23 (13.14%) Configuration Management
9 21 (12.00%) Pair Programming
10 20 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 20 (11.43%) Web Development
11 13 (7.43%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.43%) Kanban
11 13 (7.43%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.29%) Project Management
12 11 (6.29%) DevOps
13 10 (5.71%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.14%) Agile Project Management
15 7 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.29%) Java
2 63 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 55 (31.43%) SQL
4 53 (30.29%) C#
5 30 (17.14%) PHP
6 27 (15.43%) Ruby
7 15 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 14 (8.00%) Python
9 10 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.00%) VB
10 7 (4.00%) VB6
11 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.43%) PHP5
12 4 (2.29%) C++
13 3 (1.71%) Scala
14 1 (0.57%) XPath
14 1 (0.57%) Groovy
14 1 (0.57%) Clojure
14 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.29%) Degree
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (12.00%) Puppet
1 21 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (9.14%) Ansible
3 8 (4.57%) Salt
4 6 (3.43%) OpenIDM
4 6 (3.43%) Graylog
5 3 (1.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Oracle
2 15 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.71%) Zend
4 6 (3.43%) New Relic
4 6 (3.43%) VMware
4 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.43%) Cisco
4 6 (3.43%) Akamai
4 6 (3.43%) Splunk
5 5 (2.86%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.71%) hybris
7 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) SaltStack
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