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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.61% 5.53% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 8.07% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £272 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £305 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
169 161 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.88% 68.51% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 80 69
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £29.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 18 (66.67%) MVC
2 15 (55.56%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 13 (48.15%) BDD
4 11 (40.74%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) Spring
5 10 (37.04%) Spring MVC
6 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.93%) jQuery
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) IIS
8 7 (25.93%) XML
8 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.93%) Ajax
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
10 5 (18.52%) WPF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Magnolia
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) CouchDB
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) Couchbase
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Silverlight Developer
5 3 (11.11%) CRM Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) Spring MVC
3 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) XML
5 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.93%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
7 5 (18.52%) WPF
8 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
10 2 (7.41%) Spring Web Flow
11 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) MVC
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) ATDD
9 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) Data Management
10 2 (7.41%) Web Development
11 1 (3.70%) Workflow
11 1 (3.70%) Project Management
11 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
11 1 (3.70%) Content Management
11 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.70%) Build Automation
11 1 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) XAML
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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