The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.00% 3.64% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 4.67% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
TDD
South 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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
303 214 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.75% 77.82% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 153 93
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for TDD.

1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) BDD
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) J2EE
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) CSS
9 9 (28.13%) Maven
10 8 (25.00%) JUnit
11 7 (21.88%) JSP
11 7 (21.88%) PHP
11 7 (21.88%) RESTful
12 6 (18.75%) Scala
12 6 (18.75%) Selenium
12 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (18.75%) MySQL
12 6 (18.75%) Web Services
12 6 (18.75%) Spring MVC
12 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
13 5 (15.63%) Symfony
13 5 (15.63%) OOP
13 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
13 5 (15.63%) Laravel
13 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
14 4 (12.50%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) Kentico
3 1 (3.13%) Liferay
3 1 (3.13%) Magnolia
3 1 (3.13%) Mule
3 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Maven
2 8 (25.00%) JUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Selenium
4 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Mockito
5 3 (9.38%) Subversion
6 2 (6.25%) Ant
6 2 (6.25%) Gradle
6 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) EasyMock
7 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.13%) JMeter
7 1 (3.13%) jMock
7 1 (3.13%) JSUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Spock
7 1 (3.13%) Xdebug
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 19 (59.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Spring
2 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) J2EE
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) JSP
5 7 (21.88%) RESTful
6 6 (18.75%) Spring MVC
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) Laravel
7 5 (15.63%) Symfony
8 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (9.38%) REST
10 2 (6.25%) CSS3
10 2 (6.25%) HTML5
10 2 (6.25%) JRuby
10 2 (6.25%) JSON
10 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.13%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) BDD
2 14 (43.75%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) Kanban
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) RAD
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) V-Model
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.13%) API Development
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
5 3 (9.38%) Clojure
5 3 (9.38%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) Jython
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) Siebel
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
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