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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.41% 4.16% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 6.36% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
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£325 £308 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +5.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
268 236 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 72.43% 65.37% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 144 134
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.13 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 20 October 2014. 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
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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 +11 17 £325 +5.69% 8
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) MVC
2 12 (38.71%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) BDD
3 10 (32.26%) Spring
4 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Spring MVC
5 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 8 (25.81%) J2EE
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 6 (19.35%) Silverlight
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) PHP
9 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.90%) QA
9 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
10 3 (9.68%) Magnolia
10 3 (9.68%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) Magnolia
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Jetty
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Silverlight Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Spring
2 9 (29.03%) Spring MVC
2 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.81%) .NET
3 8 (25.81%) J2EE
4 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 6 (19.35%) Silverlight
5 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) WinForms
7 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.23%) Velocity
9 1 (3.23%) FreeMarker
9 1 (3.23%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) MVC
2 12 (38.71%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) ATDD
8 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Zend