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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 129 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.94% 4.05% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.48% 4.95% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 37 36
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
TDD
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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
1361 869 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.75% 81.90% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 595 376
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 199 (82.57%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (46.06%) Java
3 96 (39.83%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (38.17%) BDD
5 90 (37.34%) SQL
6 87 (36.10%) HTML
7 73 (30.29%) SQL Server
8 70 (29.05%) JavaScript
9 64 (26.56%) C#
10 61 (25.31%) .NET
11 59 (24.48%) Oracle
11 59 (24.48%) jQuery
12 57 (23.65%) CSS
12 57 (23.65%) MVC
13 49 (20.33%) NUnit
14 47 (19.50%) Git (software)
15 45 (18.67%) Scrum
16 44 (18.26%) Linux
17 43 (17.84%) Web Services
18 42 (17.43%) Test Automation
18 42 (17.43%) MongoDB
19 39 (16.18%) UNIX
20 37 (15.35%) Microsoft
20 37 (15.35%) QA
20 37 (15.35%) Ruby
21 36 (14.94%) Selenium
21 36 (14.94%) Web Design
21 36 (14.94%) Cucumber
22 35 (14.52%) REST
22 35 (14.52%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (6.64%) Node.js
2 11 (4.56%) Apache
3 9 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.90%) CMS
4 7 (2.90%) nginx
4 7 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.24%) JBoss
6 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.41%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.90%) Route 53
2 7 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.90%) Amazon S3
2 7 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.96%) HTTP
2 14 (5.81%) Firewall
3 9 (3.73%) Internet
4 7 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 42 (17.43%) MongoDB
3 32 (13.28%) NoSQL
3 32 (13.28%) Relational Database
4 30 (12.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (10.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (9.54%) Oracle Database
8 22 (9.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (5.39%) MySQL
9 13 (5.39%) Neo4j
10 9 (3.73%) Redis
11 8 (3.32%) Couchbase
12 7 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (2.90%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.90%) SimpleDB
13 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (20.33%) NUnit
2 47 (19.50%) Git (software)
3 36 (14.94%) Selenium
3 36 (14.94%) Cucumber
4 27 (11.20%) Subversion
5 20 (8.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 18 (7.47%) Jenkins
6 18 (7.47%) Visual Studio
6 18 (7.47%) Toad
7 17 (7.05%) SpecFlow
8 10 (4.15%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.73%) HP UFT
9 9 (3.73%) Maven
9 9 (3.73%) Sahi
9 9 (3.73%) WATIR
10 8 (3.32%) Capybara
10 8 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.90%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.90%) Mockito
12 6 (2.49%) JUnit
General
1 14 (5.81%) Finance
2 10 (4.15%) Back Office
3 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 167 (69.29%) Developer
2 53 (21.99%) Java Developer
3 41 (17.01%) .NET Developer
4 22 (9.13%) Analyst
5 17 (7.05%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (6.64%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.39%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (4.98%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.98%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) Agile Coach
9 11 (4.56%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.15%) Ruby Developer
10 10 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.73%) Database Developer
11 9 (3.73%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.32%) QA Analyst
13 7 (2.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 7 (2.90%) Cloud Engineer
14 6 (2.49%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (36.10%) HTML
2 61 (25.31%) .NET
3 59 (24.48%) jQuery
4 57 (23.65%) CSS
5 43 (17.84%) Web Services
6 35 (14.52%) REST
7 30 (12.45%) XML
7 30 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (11.62%) .NET Framework
9 25 (10.37%) JSON
9 25 (10.37%) Entity Framework
10 24 (9.96%) RESTful
11 23 (9.54%) NHibernate
12 20 (8.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (7.05%) ASP.NET
14 16 (6.64%) JAX-RS
14 16 (6.64%) HTML5
15 15 (6.22%) AngularJS
15 15 (6.22%) CSS3
15 15 (6.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.15%) User Experience
2 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (1.66%) NHS
3 3 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (0.83%) RIA
4 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.41%) Social Media
5 1 (0.41%) W3C
5 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.41%) BBC
5 1 (0.41%) Equities
5 1 (0.41%) PKI
5 1 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.26%) Linux
2 39 (16.18%) UNIX
3 26 (10.79%) Mac OS X
4 10 (4.15%) Windows
5 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (82.57%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (39.83%) Continuous Integration
3 92 (38.17%) BDD
4 57 (23.65%) MVC
5 45 (18.67%) Scrum
6 42 (17.43%) Test Automation
7 36 (14.94%) Web Design
8 35 (14.52%) OO
8 35 (14.52%) Open Source
9 33 (13.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 31 (12.86%) Software Engineering
11 25 (10.37%) Configuration Management
11 25 (10.37%) SDLC
12 24 (9.96%) Data Mapping
13 23 (9.54%) Web Development
14 22 (9.13%) Data Modelling
15 20 (8.30%) Kanban
16 19 (7.88%) Pair Programming
17 16 (6.64%) Project Management
18 15 (6.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.06%) Java
2 90 (37.34%) SQL
3 70 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 64 (26.56%) C#
5 37 (15.35%) Ruby
6 31 (12.86%) PL/SQL
7 27 (11.20%) T-SQL
8 26 (10.79%) PowerShell
9 17 (7.05%) PHP
10 11 (4.56%) Python
11 8 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.90%) VB6
12 7 (2.90%) VB
13 6 (2.49%) Scala
14 5 (2.07%) C
15 4 (1.66%) Perl
16 3 (1.24%) C++
16 3 (1.24%) PHP5
16 3 (1.24%) Groovy
16 3 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.07%) Degree
3 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (10.37%) Puppet
2 21 (8.71%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.30%) Ansible
4 8 (3.32%) Salt
5 7 (2.90%) Graylog
5 7 (2.90%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.41%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 59 (24.48%) Oracle
2 37 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.90%) VMware
3 7 (2.90%) hybris
3 7 (2.90%) Akamai
3 7 (2.90%) New Relic
4 5 (2.07%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.66%) Zend
6 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.41%) Splunk
7 1 (0.41%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Google
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe
7 1 (0.41%) Nokia
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
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