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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 84 122 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.68% 8.52% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.10% 10.12% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 92 56
Median daily rate £410 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £499 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
923 1205 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.37% 84.15% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 833 715
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £10.20 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.47 £31.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 160 (86.02%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (60.75%) Java
3 89 (47.85%) BDD
4 56 (30.11%) JavaScript
5 55 (29.57%) HTML
6 54 (29.03%) Scrum
7 50 (26.88%) Jenkins
8 49 (26.34%) Spring
9 41 (22.04%) Scala
10 38 (20.43%) RESTful
10 38 (20.43%) Git (software)
10 38 (20.43%) CSS
10 38 (20.43%) AngularJS
10 38 (20.43%) Open Source
11 37 (19.89%) HTML5
11 37 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (18.28%) Selenium
13 32 (17.20%) JIRA
13 32 (17.20%) Microservices
14 31 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 31 (16.67%) Ruby
14 31 (16.67%) Python
15 29 (15.59%) JSON
15 29 (15.59%) Kanban
15 29 (15.59%) MongoDB
15 29 (15.59%) REST
16 27 (14.52%) Puppet
17 25 (13.44%) Confluence
17 25 (13.44%) Relational Database
18 24 (12.90%) NoSQL

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 25 (13.44%) Confluence
2 9 (4.84%) Mule
3 8 (4.30%) Apache
4 6 (3.23%) Mule ESB
5 5 (2.69%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.61%) nginx
6 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Tornado
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.54%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.91%) GitHub
3 10 (5.38%) IaaS
4 7 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.76%) Loggly
4 7 (3.76%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (2.15%) CloudBees
5 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.61%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) Internet
2 7 (3.76%) HTTP
3 5 (2.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) BGP
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.54%) DWDM
4 1 (0.54%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.54%) MPLS
4 1 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.59%) MongoDB
2 25 (13.44%) Relational Database
3 24 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 18 (9.68%) MySQL
5 14 (7.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (5.91%) Riak
8 8 (4.30%) Redis
8 8 (4.30%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.23%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.69%) HBase
10 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.61%) Big Data
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.54%) DB2
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (26.88%) Jenkins
2 38 (20.43%) Git (software)
3 34 (18.28%) Selenium
4 32 (17.20%) JIRA
5 31 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 21 (11.29%) Maven
7 15 (8.06%) JUnit
7 15 (8.06%) WebDriver
8 10 (5.38%) Grunt
8 10 (5.38%) Vagrant
9 7 (3.76%) RSpec
10 6 (3.23%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.69%) Hudson
12 4 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.15%) Mockito
12 4 (2.15%) Protractor
13 3 (1.61%) Calabash
13 3 (1.61%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.61%) Mocha
13 3 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 8 (4.30%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Advertising
3 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (68.82%) Developer
2 50 (26.88%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.60%) Architect
6 14 (7.53%) Agile Developer
6 14 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (6.99%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Android Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Scala Developer
10 9 (4.84%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Java Scala Developer
10 9 (4.84%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.84%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Tester
11 8 (4.30%) iOS Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (29.57%) HTML
2 49 (26.34%) Spring
3 38 (20.43%) AngularJS
3 38 (20.43%) CSS
3 38 (20.43%) RESTful
4 37 (19.89%) HTML5
5 29 (15.59%) JSON
5 29 (15.59%) REST
6 24 (12.90%) CSS3
7 20 (10.75%) Node.js
8 19 (10.22%) Play Framework
9 17 (9.14%) .NET
9 17 (9.14%) SOAP
10 16 (8.60%) Django
10 16 (8.60%) Web Services
11 15 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (8.06%) React
12 13 (6.99%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.99%) jQuery
13 10 (5.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.53%) User Experience
3 9 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.84%) Social Media
4 8 (4.30%) Tandem
5 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.23%) iPhone
7 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.69%) Replication
8 4 (2.15%) RIA
9 3 (1.61%) Animation
10 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.08%) Wiki
11 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.54%) DataPower
11 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.83%) Linux
2 15 (8.06%) Android
3 11 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.23%) Unix
5 5 (2.69%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (86.02%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (47.85%) BDD
3 54 (29.03%) Scrum
4 38 (20.43%) Open Source
5 37 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (17.20%) Microservices
7 29 (15.59%) Kanban
8 23 (12.37%) DevOps
8 23 (12.37%) OO
8 23 (12.37%) Software Engineering
9 21 (11.29%) Automated Testing
9 21 (11.29%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.68%) MVC
11 17 (9.14%) SOA
11 17 (9.14%) User Stories
12 15 (8.06%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.53%) Android Development
14 13 (6.99%) Front End Development
15 11 (5.91%) Pair Programming
15 11 (5.91%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 113 (60.75%) Java
2 56 (30.11%) JavaScript
3 41 (22.04%) Scala
4 31 (16.67%) Python
4 31 (16.67%) Ruby
5 23 (12.37%) SQL
6 20 (10.75%) C#
7 19 (10.22%) PHP
8 10 (5.38%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.69%) Go
9 5 (2.69%) Groovy
10 4 (2.15%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.61%) C++
11 3 (1.61%) Clojure
11 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.08%) Korn
13 1 (0.54%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.54%) F#
13 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.15%) Degree
3 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) ISEB
3 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.54%) CCNP
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) WCAG
3 2 (1.08%) FATCA
3 2 (1.08%) SDET
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) Docker
2 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.69%) HDFS
3 5 (2.69%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (14.52%) Puppet
2 16 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.91%) Ansible
4 7 (3.76%) Nagios
4 7 (3.76%) Salt
4 7 (3.76%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.53%) Oracle
2 12 (6.45%) MuleSoft
3 10 (5.38%) Google
3 10 (5.38%) Splunk
4 7 (3.76%) New Relic
4 7 (3.76%) Rackspace
4 7 (3.76%) SaltStack
5 6 (3.23%) VMware
6 3 (1.61%) IBM
7 2 (1.08%) Apple
7 2 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.08%) HP
7 2 (1.08%) hybris
7 2 (1.08%) Kony
7 2 (1.08%) Solace
7 2 (1.08%) Temenos
8 1 (0.54%) BT
8 1 (0.54%) F5
8 1 (0.54%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.54%) Twitter
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