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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.80% 5.35% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 8.13% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£395 £308 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% +5.12%
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 £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
160 160 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.29% 65.84% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 101 98
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Zend
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (10.00%) Magnolia
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Jetty
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) NUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) jMock
2 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) Mockito
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Struts
6 1 (5.00%) J2SE
6 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Zend
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
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