The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.75% 4.47% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 6.25% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 128 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 53.21% 71.51% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 74 32
Average daily rate £305 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
South Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) BDD
6 8 (42.11%) REST
6 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
6 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
6 8 (42.11%) CRM
6 8 (42.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (36.84%) Siebel
7 7 (36.84%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 4 (21.05%) NUnit
10 4 (21.05%) CMS
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (15.79%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.26%) Magnolia
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) NUnit
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (15.79%) Moq
2 3 (15.79%) ReSharper
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) jMock
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) CRM Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (15.79%) RESTful
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) J2EE
8 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
4 8 (42.11%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Siebel
2 7 (36.84%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss