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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.64% 2.63% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 4.88% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +11.11%
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
231 123 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.49% 53.95% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 76 77
Average daily rate £350 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +16.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 16 (66.67%) MVC
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) C#
4 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (50.00%) Scrum
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 9 (37.50%) BDD
8 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (33.33%) jQuery
9 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
9 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
9 7 (29.17%) Spring
9 7 (29.17%) Ajax
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (29.17%) IIS
9 7 (29.17%) Web Services
9 7 (29.17%) XML
9 7 (29.17%) Java
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (20.83%) WPF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (29.17%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) CouchDB
4 4 (16.67%) Couchbase
5 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Development Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 7 (29.17%) Ajax
5 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 7 (29.17%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) WPF
7 4 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
8 2 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (8.33%) SignalR
9 1 (4.17%) REST
9 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) ATDD
7 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (4.17%) CRM
9 1 (4.17%) ETL
9 1 (4.17%) DevOps
9 1 (4.17%) Data Management
9 1 (4.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) XAML
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
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