The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 10.80% 6.81% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 9.20% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 2
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£340 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £231 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
TDD
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 174 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 72.00% 74.04% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 122 57
Average daily rate £384 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £15.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.16% -91.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the North Yorkshire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the North Yorkshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +6 18 £300 -10.84% 4
Harrogate 0 6 £400 +23.07% 3
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 24 (70.59%) jQuery
4 23 (67.65%) MVC
5 19 (55.88%) C#
5 19 (55.88%) .NET
5 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
6 18 (52.94%) CSS
6 18 (52.94%) HTML
7 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (38.24%) BDD
8 12 (35.29%) Scrum
9 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (29.41%) RESTful
10 10 (29.41%) SQL
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
11 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (26.47%) Entity Framework
11 9 (26.47%) Ajax
11 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
11 9 (26.47%) JSON
12 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
12 8 (23.53%) XML
12 8 (23.53%) XHTML
12 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (20.59%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 7 (20.59%) XSL
13 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
13 7 (20.59%) LINQ
13 7 (20.59%) CSS3

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 6 (17.65%) JBoss
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) DB2
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.65%) Jasmine
4 5 (14.71%) Subversion
5 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.94%) Moq
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.94%) Electronics
1 1 (2.94%) Automotive
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) jQuery
2 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
3 18 (52.94%) CSS
3 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (29.41%) RESTful
7 9 (26.47%) Entity Framework
7 9 (26.47%) Ajax
7 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
7 9 (26.47%) JSON
8 8 (23.53%) XML
8 8 (23.53%) XHTML
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (20.59%) XSL
9 7 (20.59%) LINQ
9 7 (20.59%) CSS3
9 7 (20.59%) HTML5
10 6 (17.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) MVC
3 13 (38.24%) BDD
4 12 (35.29%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) SOA
7 4 (11.76%) Mobile Development
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.88%) Web Design
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Android Development
9 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 6 (17.65%) XPath
5 6 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCAD
1 6 (17.65%) MCSD
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Zend