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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.00% 6.02% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 7.83% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 8
Average daily rate
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£525 £395 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% +28.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £320 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £404 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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
312 166 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.11% 76.85% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 108 109
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £29.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) BDD
3 12 (42.86%) Open Source
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) Web Services
5 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (32.14%) Product Management
6 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (32.14%) Project Management
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) Analytics
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
8 7 (25.00%) Spring
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) JUnit
9 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
9 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) Maven
11 4 (14.29%) MVC
11 4 (14.29%) PHP
11 4 (14.29%) C#
11 4 (14.29%) REST
11 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 4 (14.29%) jQuery
11 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) Jetty
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) DMZ
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.57%) HBase
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JUnit
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
3 3 (10.71%) Build Forge
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.57%) FishEye
5 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.57%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) PVCS
5 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Development Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Development Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) Spring Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Dojo
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) LAMP
6 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) Kafka
7 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Tandem
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) BDD
3 12 (42.86%) Open Source
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 9 (32.14%) Analytics
5 9 (32.14%) Product Management
5 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (32.14%) Project Management
6 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (10.71%) SOA
8 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
8 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) Go
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) HDFS
2 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Sun
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Zend
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) Percona
2 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle