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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.55% 5.35% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 6.55% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 7
Median daily rate £425 £525 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +32.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £465 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -40.14%
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
341 290 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.98% 81.69% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 213 107
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £11.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -25.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) Scrum
4 15 (39.47%) Spring
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) BDD
6 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
6 11 (28.95%) MVC
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) CSS
8 9 (23.68%) PHP
8 9 (23.68%) OOP
8 9 (23.68%) Scala
9 8 (21.05%) RESTful
9 8 (21.05%) Selenium
9 8 (21.05%) J2EE
9 8 (21.05%) MySQL
9 8 (21.05%) Maven
10 7 (18.42%) JUnit
10 7 (18.42%) JSP
10 7 (18.42%) Symfony
10 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.42%) Laravel
10 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Web Services
11 6 (15.79%) Pair Programming
12 5 (13.16%) Subversion

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 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Kentico
2 1 (2.63%) Mule
2 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Maven
1 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) JUnit
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Gradle
4 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.26%) EasyMock
5 2 (5.26%) jMock
5 2 (5.26%) Mockito
5 2 (5.26%) Spock
6 1 (2.63%) Ant
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) JSUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (13.16%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (13.16%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Symfony Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Java Scala Developer
9 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) Spring
2 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
3 10 (26.32%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 8 (21.05%) J2EE
4 8 (21.05%) RESTful
5 7 (18.42%) JSP
5 7 (18.42%) Laravel
5 7 (18.42%) Symfony
6 6 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (15.79%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) REST
8 4 (10.53%) Spring Boot
8 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
9 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.89%) JSON
9 3 (7.89%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) JRuby
10 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) BDD
4 11 (28.95%) MVC
5 9 (23.68%) OOP
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Kanban
8 3 (7.89%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) RAD
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) V-Model
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.26%) API Development
9 2 (5.26%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) PHP
3 9 (23.68%) Scala
4 5 (13.16%) Groovy
5 4 (10.53%) Clojure
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) Jython
8 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.63%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.63%) SOQL
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle
1 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
1 1 (2.63%) Zend
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