The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.81% 3.53% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 4.40% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 6
Average daily rate £369 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £291 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
374 273 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.95% 80.29% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 176 114
Average daily rate £390 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the South Yorkshire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the South Yorkshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 23 £400 +23.07% 8
Barnsley - 1 - -
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 66 (92.96%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (70.42%) BDD
3 29 (40.85%) Web Services
4 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
5 25 (35.21%) Java
6 24 (33.80%) HTML
7 23 (32.39%) CSS
8 22 (30.99%) Open Source
9 20 (28.17%) Scrum
10 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (26.76%) MVC
10 19 (26.76%) Waterfall
11 17 (23.94%) Project Management
11 17 (23.94%) Data Analytics
11 17 (23.94%) Analytics
12 16 (22.54%) HTML5
12 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (22.54%) SQL
12 16 (22.54%) Product Management
13 15 (21.13%) Business Analysis
13 15 (21.13%) .NET
14 14 (19.72%) OO
14 14 (19.72%) Node.js
14 14 (19.72%) CSS3
15 13 (18.31%) C#
15 13 (18.31%) RESTful
16 12 (16.90%) jQuery
16 12 (16.90%) Linux
16 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
17 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 14 (19.72%) Node.js
2 8 (11.27%) Umbraco
3 7 (9.86%) CMS
4 4 (5.63%) Apache
4 4 (5.63%) JBoss
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.41%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Heroku
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.45%) MySQL
5 4 (5.63%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (5.63%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) Mockito
3 7 (9.86%) Maven
3 7 (9.86%) NUnit
4 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.23%) JIRA
6 3 (4.23%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.82%) Moq
7 2 (2.82%) Selenium
7 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.41%) MSTest
8 1 (1.41%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Back Office
2 1 (1.41%) Front Office
2 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) Analyst
3 18 (25.35%) Business Analyst
3 18 (25.35%) Java Developer
4 13 (18.31%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Digital Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Umbraco Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Agile Developer
8 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.63%) CMS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.63%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.85%) Web Services
2 24 (33.80%) HTML
3 23 (32.39%) CSS
4 16 (22.54%) HTML5
5 15 (21.13%) .NET
6 14 (19.72%) CSS3
7 13 (18.31%) RESTful
8 12 (16.90%) jQuery
9 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
9 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (15.49%) SOAP
10 10 (14.08%) Hibernate
11 9 (12.68%) Spring
12 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
12 8 (11.27%) REST
13 7 (9.86%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (8.45%) JSON
15 5 (7.04%) Ajax
15 5 (7.04%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Mac OS X
3 8 (11.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (92.96%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (70.42%) BDD
3 22 (30.99%) Open Source
4 20 (28.17%) Scrum
5 19 (26.76%) MVC
5 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (26.76%) Waterfall
6 17 (23.94%) Analytics
6 17 (23.94%) Data Analytics
6 17 (23.94%) Project Management
7 16 (22.54%) Product Management
8 15 (21.13%) Business Analysis
9 14 (19.72%) OO
10 11 (15.49%) Web Development
11 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.27%) Kanban
13 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.86%) Secure Coding
13 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
2 25 (35.21%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
4 13 (18.31%) C#
5 10 (14.08%) Ruby
6 8 (11.27%) Scala
7 6 (8.45%) PHP
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.41%) Clojure
9 1 (1.41%) Go
9 1 (1.41%) Groovy
9 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.41%) Siebel
2 1 (1.41%) VMware
2 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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