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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 56 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.08% 6.35% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 7.69% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 13
Median daily rate £463 £483 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +37.85%
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
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
469 468 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 76.01% 82.54% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 356 165
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +15 56 £463 -4.14% 11
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 57 (74.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (62.34%) Scrum
3 45 (58.44%) Java
4 32 (41.56%) BDD
5 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
6 21 (27.27%) Spring
7 20 (25.97%) Kanban
8 18 (23.38%) OOP
9 17 (22.08%) PHP
9 17 (22.08%) HTML
9 17 (22.08%) CSS
9 17 (22.08%) Git (software)
10 16 (20.78%) MySQL
10 16 (20.78%) MVC
11 15 (19.48%) Scala
11 15 (19.48%) User Stories
11 15 (19.48%) Prototyping
12 14 (18.18%) Software Architecture
12 14 (18.18%) Product Management
12 14 (18.18%) RESTful
13 13 (16.88%) Web Services
14 12 (15.58%) Hibernate
14 12 (15.58%) Selenium
15 11 (14.29%) Symfony
15 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
15 11 (14.29%) Laravel
16 10 (12.99%) REST
16 10 (12.99%) Spring Boot
17 9 (11.69%) Ruby
18 8 (10.39%) Maven

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (7.79%) CMS
2 5 (6.49%) Confluence
2 5 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.49%) WordPress
3 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.30%) Kentico
3 1 (1.30%) Mule
3 1 (1.30%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Force.com
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.58%) Selenium
3 8 (10.39%) Maven
4 7 (9.09%) JUnit
5 5 (6.49%) EasyMock
5 5 (6.49%) JIRA
5 5 (6.49%) jMock
5 5 (6.49%) Mockito
5 5 (6.49%) Spock
5 5 (6.49%) Subversion
6 4 (5.19%) Gradle
6 4 (5.19%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Ant
7 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.30%) JMeter
7 1 (1.30%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.30%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
1 2 (2.60%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (77.92%) Developer
2 34 (44.16%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.78%) PHP Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Architect
5 13 (16.88%) Technical Architect
6 9 (11.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Agile Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Consultant
8 7 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (7.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Symfony Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Web Consultant
11 3 (3.90%) Java Technical Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.90%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) Spring
2 17 (22.08%) CSS
2 17 (22.08%) HTML
3 14 (18.18%) RESTful
4 13 (16.88%) Web Services
5 12 (15.58%) Hibernate
6 11 (14.29%) Laravel
6 11 (14.29%) Symfony
7 10 (12.99%) REST
7 10 (12.99%) Spring Boot
8 8 (10.39%) J2EE
9 7 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (9.09%) JSP
10 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.79%) XML
11 5 (6.49%) Ajax
11 5 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
11 5 (6.49%) XHTML
12 4 (5.19%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Fintech
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (74.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (62.34%) Scrum
3 32 (41.56%) BDD
4 20 (25.97%) Kanban
5 18 (23.38%) OOP
6 16 (20.78%) MVC
7 15 (19.48%) Prototyping
7 15 (19.48%) User Stories
8 14 (18.18%) Product Management
8 14 (18.18%) Software Architecture
9 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Microservices
10 8 (10.39%) Pair Programming
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.79%) DevOps
12 5 (6.49%) Content Management
12 5 (6.49%) Web Development
13 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.19%) V-Model
13 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.08%) PHP
4 15 (19.48%) Scala
5 9 (11.69%) Ruby
6 7 (9.09%) Clojure
7 6 (7.79%) Python
8 5 (6.49%) Groovy
8 5 (6.49%) PHP 5
8 5 (6.49%) SQL
9 4 (5.19%) C
9 4 (5.19%) VB
10 2 (2.60%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.60%) Jython
10 2 (2.60%) SOQL
11 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Zend
2 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago