The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.40% 3.83% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 5.88% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£350 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
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%
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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
180 119 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 72.00% 65.03% 66.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 79 73
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.24 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% -68.07%
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 Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (52.63%) MVC
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
1 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
2 8 (42.11%) BDD
2 8 (42.11%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (21.05%) Umbraco
6 3 (15.79%) CouchDB
6 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
6 3 (15.79%) ATDD
6 3 (15.79%) Couchbase
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) HTTP
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) JUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (21.05%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.79%) Couchbase
4 3 (15.79%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Software Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Development Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) NHibernate
4 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (10.53%) SignalR
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) XHTML
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
2 8 (42.11%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.79%) ATDD
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Zend