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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.75% 4.91% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 7.38% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
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£325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
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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
191 149 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.79% 66.52% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 92 119
Average daily rate £315 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.48% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.30 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) Spring
4 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 7 (29.17%) J2EE
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.50%) Magnolia
9 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.50%) RESTful
9 3 (12.50%) Web Development
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.50%) HTTP
10 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Project Management
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (12.50%) Magnolia
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Gradle
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Silverlight Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) CRM Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.17%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 7 (29.17%) J2EE
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Velocity
8 1 (4.17%) JSP
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) ATDD
7 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
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