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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 105 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.78% 7.06% 6.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 8.49% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 43
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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
1321 919 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 83.17% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 655 360
Average daily rate £363 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £8.95 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £73.40 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 190 (82.25%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (44.16%) Continuous Integration
3 100 (43.29%) SQL
4 91 (39.39%) Java
5 84 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 84 (36.36%) HTML
6 80 (34.63%) MVC
7 79 (34.20%) .NET
8 77 (33.33%) C#
8 77 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 74 (32.03%) BDD
10 72 (31.17%) CSS
11 62 (26.84%) jQuery
12 59 (25.54%) NUnit
12 59 (25.54%) Oracle
13 46 (19.91%) Selenium
14 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
15 43 (18.61%) OO
15 43 (18.61%) Web Services
15 43 (18.61%) Test Automation
16 42 (18.18%) .NET Framework
17 41 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web API
18 40 (17.32%) Scrum
19 36 (15.58%) QA
20 35 (15.15%) Ruby
20 35 (15.15%) MongoDB
20 35 (15.15%) Entity Framework
21 34 (14.72%) JSON
22 32 (13.85%) NHibernate
22 32 (13.85%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (6.93%) Node.js
2 12 (5.19%) Apache
3 9 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.03%) CMS
4 7 (3.03%) nginx
4 7 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.30%) JBoss
6 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.43%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.03%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.03%) Route 53
3 7 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.06%) Firewall
2 10 (4.33%) HTTP
3 9 (3.90%) Internet
4 7 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 32 (13.85%) NoSQL
4 28 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (10.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (9.96%) Oracle Database
7 23 (9.96%) Relational Database
8 22 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (6.06%) MySQL
10 9 (3.90%) Redis
11 8 (3.46%) Couchbase
12 7 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (3.03%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.03%) SimpleDB
13 6 (2.60%) Neo4j
14 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (25.54%) NUnit
2 46 (19.91%) Selenium
3 31 (13.42%) Git (software)
4 30 (12.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 30 (12.99%) Cucumber
5 19 (8.23%) SpecFlow
6 18 (7.79%) Toad
7 16 (6.93%) Jenkins
8 13 (5.63%) Subversion
9 12 (5.19%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.33%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.90%) HP UFT
11 9 (3.90%) Sahi
11 9 (3.90%) WATIR
12 8 (3.46%) Capybara
13 7 (3.03%) IntelliJ
14 6 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (2.16%) JUnit
16 4 (1.73%) PHPUnit
17 3 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 13 (5.63%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Back Office
3 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (71.00%) Developer
2 59 (25.54%) .NET Developer
3 35 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.23%) Analyst
5 17 (7.36%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (7.36%) SQL Developer
6 16 (6.93%) Test Analyst
7 14 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.63%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.63%) Agile Coach
9 11 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Database Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Ruby Developer
12 8 (3.46%) QA Analyst
13 7 (3.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 7 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (36.36%) HTML
2 79 (34.20%) .NET
3 72 (31.17%) CSS
4 62 (26.84%) jQuery
5 43 (18.61%) Web Services
6 42 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 41 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (15.15%) Entity Framework
9 34 (14.72%) JSON
10 32 (13.85%) NHibernate
10 32 (13.85%) XML
11 31 (13.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (11.26%) ASP.NET
13 23 (9.96%) RESTful
14 20 (8.66%) Hibernate
15 19 (8.23%) REST
16 16 (6.93%) HTML5
17 15 (6.49%) CSS3
18 14 (6.06%) AngularJS
19 13 (5.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.90%) User Experience
2 4 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.30%) NHS
4 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.87%) RIA
5 1 (0.43%) W3C
5 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.43%) BBC
5 1 (0.43%) PKI
5 1 (0.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.39%) Linux
2 23 (9.96%) UNIX
3 17 (7.36%) Windows
4 11 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.73%) Android
5 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.73%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (82.25%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (44.16%) Continuous Integration
3 80 (34.63%) MVC
4 74 (32.03%) BDD
5 43 (18.61%) Test Automation
5 43 (18.61%) OO
6 40 (17.32%) Scrum
7 32 (13.85%) Open Source
8 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.39%) SDLC
10 23 (9.96%) Data Mapping
10 23 (9.96%) Web Design
11 22 (9.52%) Data Modelling
12 21 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 19 (8.23%) Pair Programming
13 19 (8.23%) Kanban
13 19 (8.23%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (6.49%) Automated Testing
15 14 (6.06%) Web Development
15 14 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (43.29%) SQL
2 91 (39.39%) Java
3 84 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 77 (33.33%) C#
5 35 (15.15%) Ruby
6 31 (13.42%) PL/SQL
7 26 (11.26%) T-SQL
8 25 (10.82%) PowerShell
9 19 (8.23%) PHP
10 11 (4.76%) Python
11 7 (3.03%) VB6
11 7 (3.03%) VB
12 6 (2.60%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.16%) Scala
13 5 (2.16%) PHP5
14 4 (1.73%) Perl
14 4 (1.73%) C
15 3 (1.30%) Groovy
16 2 (0.87%) C++
17 1 (0.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.16%) Degree
3 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (9.09%) Puppet
1 21 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (8.66%) Ansible
3 8 (3.46%) Salt
4 7 (3.03%) Graylog
4 7 (3.03%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.43%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 59 (25.54%) Oracle
2 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.46%) Zend
4 7 (3.03%) VMware
4 7 (3.03%) hybris
4 7 (3.03%) Akamai
4 7 (3.03%) New Relic
5 5 (2.16%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) Nokia
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £480 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day c£400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago