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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 6 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 56 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.52% 7.81% 8.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.74% 9.00% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 12
Median daily rate £463 £483 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +30.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +7.00%
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
380 389 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.19% 86.83% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 307 111
Median daily rate £450 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.40 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 56 (74.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (62.67%) Scrum
3 45 (60.00%) Java
4 30 (40.00%) BDD
5 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (28.00%) Spring
7 20 (26.67%) Kanban
8 18 (24.00%) OOP
9 17 (22.67%) PHP
9 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
10 16 (21.33%) HTML
10 16 (21.33%) MySQL
10 16 (21.33%) CSS
10 16 (21.33%) MVC
11 15 (20.00%) Scala
11 15 (20.00%) User Stories
11 15 (20.00%) Prototyping
12 14 (18.67%) Product Management
12 14 (18.67%) RESTful
12 14 (18.67%) Software Architecture
13 13 (17.33%) Web Services
14 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
14 12 (16.00%) Selenium
15 11 (14.67%) Symfony
15 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
15 11 (14.67%) Laravel
16 10 (13.33%) REST
16 10 (13.33%) Spring Boot
17 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
17 8 (10.67%) Docker

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 6 (8.00%) CMS
2 5 (6.67%) Confluence
2 5 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Kentico
3 1 (1.33%) Mule
3 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Force.com
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) MySQL
2 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) Selenium
3 8 (10.67%) Maven
4 7 (9.33%) JUnit
5 5 (6.67%) EasyMock
5 5 (6.67%) JIRA
5 5 (6.67%) jMock
5 5 (6.67%) Mockito
5 5 (6.67%) Spock
5 5 (6.67%) Subversion
6 4 (5.33%) Gradle
6 4 (5.33%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Ant
7 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.33%) JMeter
7 1 (1.33%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.33%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
1 2 (2.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (77.33%) Developer
2 34 (45.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.33%) PHP Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Architect
5 13 (17.33%) Technical Architect
6 9 (12.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Agile Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Consultant
8 7 (9.33%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (8.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Symfony Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Web Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Java Architect
11 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Test Automation Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) Spring
2 16 (21.33%) CSS
2 16 (21.33%) HTML
3 14 (18.67%) RESTful
4 13 (17.33%) Web Services
5 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (14.67%) Laravel
6 11 (14.67%) Symfony
7 10 (13.33%) REST
7 10 (13.33%) Spring Boot
8 8 (10.67%) J2EE
9 7 (9.33%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (9.33%) JSP
10 6 (8.00%) XML
11 5 (6.67%) Ajax
11 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (6.67%) Spring MVC
11 5 (6.67%) XHTML
12 4 (5.33%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Fintech
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (74.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (62.67%) Scrum
3 30 (40.00%) BDD
4 20 (26.67%) Kanban
5 18 (24.00%) OOP
6 16 (21.33%) MVC
7 15 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 15 (20.00%) User Stories
8 14 (18.67%) Product Management
8 14 (18.67%) Software Architecture
9 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Microservices
10 8 (10.67%) Pair Programming
11 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.00%) DevOps
12 5 (6.67%) Content Management
13 4 (5.33%) OO
13 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.33%) V-Model
13 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) Java
2 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.67%) PHP
4 15 (20.00%) Scala
5 7 (9.33%) Clojure
5 7 (9.33%) Ruby
6 6 (8.00%) Python
7 5 (6.67%) Groovy
7 5 (6.67%) PHP 5
7 5 (6.67%) SQL
8 4 (5.33%) C
8 4 (5.33%) VB
9 2 (2.67%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.67%) Jython
9 2 (2.67%) SOQL
10 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £480 per day
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