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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 123 80 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.60% 6.41% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.21% 7.86% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 66 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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
1205 1018 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.27% 81.51% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 725 324
Average daily rate £363 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £110.00 £38.00
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 28 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 179 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (41.12%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (40.19%) Java
4 84 (39.25%) HTML
5 80 (37.38%) MVC
6 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
6 78 (36.45%) SQL
7 77 (35.98%) .NET
8 73 (34.11%) C#
9 68 (31.78%) BDD
10 65 (30.37%) SQL Server
10 65 (30.37%) CSS
11 52 (24.30%) Oracle
12 51 (23.83%) jQuery
13 48 (22.43%) NUnit
14 41 (19.16%) .NET Framework
15 39 (18.22%) OO
15 39 (18.22%) Selenium
15 39 (18.22%) Git (software)
16 38 (17.76%) Microsoft
17 37 (17.29%) Scrum
18 36 (16.82%) Ruby
19 34 (15.89%) Web Services
19 34 (15.89%) ASP.NET Web API
20 32 (14.95%) MongoDB
20 32 (14.95%) Test Automation
21 31 (14.49%) Linux
21 31 (14.49%) Web Design
22 30 (14.02%) JSON
22 30 (14.02%) Entity Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 18 (8.41%) Node.js
2 11 (5.14%) Apache
3 7 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (3.27%) nginx
3 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) CICS
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.27%) Route 53
3 7 (3.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.94%) HTTP
2 15 (7.01%) Firewall
3 9 (4.21%) Internet
4 7 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.95%) MongoDB
3 30 (14.02%) Relational Database
4 26 (12.15%) NoSQL
5 22 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (7.94%) Oracle Database
8 17 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (6.54%) MySQL
10 11 (5.14%) Redis
11 10 (4.67%) Couchbase
12 9 (4.21%) SimpleDB
13 8 (3.74%) Neo4j
14 7 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (3.27%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
17 2 (0.93%) Pentaho
18 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (22.43%) NUnit
2 39 (18.22%) Selenium
2 39 (18.22%) Git (software)
3 29 (13.55%) Cucumber
4 26 (12.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 21 (9.81%) Subversion
6 17 (7.94%) SpecFlow
6 17 (7.94%) Jenkins
7 14 (6.54%) Toad
8 11 (5.14%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.21%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.74%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (3.74%) Sahi
10 8 (3.74%) WATIR
10 8 (3.74%) Capybara
11 7 (3.27%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.34%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.87%) JUnit
14 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (5.14%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Back Office
3 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 156 (72.90%) Developer
2 59 (27.57%) .NET Developer
3 40 (18.69%) Java Developer
4 15 (7.01%) PHP Developer
5 14 (6.54%) SQL Developer
5 14 (6.54%) C# Developer
5 14 (6.54%) Analyst
6 13 (6.07%) Agile Coach
7 12 (5.61%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.61%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (5.14%) Agile .NET Developer
8 11 (5.14%) Test Analyst
8 11 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Ruby Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (39.25%) HTML
2 77 (35.98%) .NET
3 65 (30.37%) CSS
4 51 (23.83%) jQuery
5 41 (19.16%) .NET Framework
6 34 (15.89%) Web Services
6 34 (15.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (14.02%) JSON
7 30 (14.02%) Entity Framework
8 29 (13.55%) REST
9 28 (13.08%) NHibernate
10 27 (12.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (12.15%) ASP.NET
12 25 (11.68%) XML
13 20 (9.35%) Hibernate
14 15 (7.01%) RESTful
15 14 (6.54%) HTML5
15 14 (6.54%) AngularJS
15 14 (6.54%) CSS3
16 12 (5.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
1 5 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (1.87%) User Experience
3 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
3 2 (0.93%) NHS
3 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
3 2 (0.93%) RIA
3 2 (0.93%) PKI
3 2 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.47%) Blog
4 1 (0.47%) BBC
4 1 (0.47%) W3C
4 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.49%) Linux
2 28 (13.08%) UNIX
3 23 (10.75%) Windows
4 19 (8.88%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.80%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.34%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.34%) Android
7 2 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (41.12%) Continuous Integration
3 80 (37.38%) MVC
4 68 (31.78%) BDD
5 39 (18.22%) OO
6 37 (17.29%) Scrum
7 32 (14.95%) Test Automation
8 31 (14.49%) Web Design
9 27 (12.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (12.15%) Software Engineering
11 24 (11.21%) Configuration Management
11 24 (11.21%) Open Source
12 21 (9.81%) Pair Programming
13 20 (9.35%) Web Development
14 17 (7.94%) Kanban
15 16 (7.48%) SDLC
16 15 (7.01%) Data Modelling
16 15 (7.01%) Data Mapping
17 14 (6.54%) Project Management
18 13 (6.07%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.19%) Java
2 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
2 78 (36.45%) SQL
3 73 (34.11%) C#
4 36 (16.82%) Ruby
5 26 (12.15%) PL/SQL
6 24 (11.21%) PHP
7 21 (9.81%) T-SQL
8 17 (7.94%) PowerShell
9 14 (6.54%) Python
10 8 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.27%) VB6
11 7 (3.27%) VB
12 6 (2.80%) PHP5
13 4 (1.87%) Scala
14 3 (1.40%) Perl
15 2 (0.93%) C++
15 2 (0.93%) Groovy
16 1 (0.47%) Clojure
16 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.87%) Degree
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.62%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (10.75%) Puppet
1 23 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (9.35%) Ansible
3 10 (4.67%) Salt
4 7 (3.27%) HAProxy
4 7 (3.27%) Graylog
5 2 (0.93%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 52 (24.30%) Oracle
2 38 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.67%) Zend
4 7 (3.27%) Akamai
4 7 (3.27%) New Relic
4 7 (3.27%) hybris
4 7 (3.27%) VMware
5 5 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.40%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) Splunk
8 1 (0.47%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
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