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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 19 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.16% 6.00% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 7.92% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 4
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 £350 £305 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £468 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
431 404 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.37% 75.80% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 276 157
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £25.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 0 31 £450 +12.50% 9
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 76 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (63.83%) Java
3 51 (54.26%) Scrum
4 39 (41.49%) BDD
5 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
5 25 (26.60%) Kanban
6 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
7 22 (23.40%) User Stories
7 22 (23.40%) Spring
8 21 (22.34%) Web Services
9 19 (20.21%) Product Management
10 18 (19.15%) Scala
10 18 (19.15%) Prototyping
10 18 (19.15%) Selenium
11 17 (18.09%) CSS
11 17 (18.09%) HTML
11 17 (18.09%) RESTful
11 17 (18.09%) Software Architecture
12 16 (17.02%) DevOps
12 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
13 15 (15.96%) Linux
13 15 (15.96%) OOP
13 15 (15.96%) SQL
14 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (14.89%) Ruby
14 14 (14.89%) Docker
14 14 (14.89%) Microservices
14 14 (14.89%) REST
15 13 (13.83%) Spring Boot
16 12 (12.77%) Mockito

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 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.38%) CMS
3 6 (6.38%) Confluence
3 6 (6.38%) WordPress
4 3 (3.19%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.19%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.19%) Jetty
5 2 (2.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) GitHub
2 2 (2.13%) Force.com
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) MySQL
2 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) Redis
5 2 (2.13%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (19.15%) Selenium
3 12 (12.77%) jMock
3 12 (12.77%) Mockito
4 10 (10.64%) EasyMock
4 10 (10.64%) Spock
5 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.38%) JIRA
6 6 (6.38%) JUnit
6 6 (6.38%) Maven
7 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.32%) Gradle
7 5 (5.32%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.26%) Hudson
8 4 (4.26%) Subversion
9 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.19%) PHPUnit
9 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.13%) DbUnit
10 2 (2.13%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (4.26%) Marketing
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (68.09%) Developer
2 38 (40.43%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Architect
4 18 (19.15%) Technical Architect
5 12 (12.77%) PHP Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Agile Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Automation Tester
7 7 (7.45%) Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Tester
8 6 (6.38%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Web Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Java Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Java Automation Tester
10 4 (4.26%) Java Technical Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (4.26%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Developer
11 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.40%) Spring
2 21 (22.34%) Web Services
3 17 (18.09%) CSS
3 17 (18.09%) HTML
3 17 (18.09%) RESTful
4 14 (14.89%) REST
5 13 (13.83%) Spring Boot
6 10 (10.64%) SOAP
7 9 (9.57%) XML
8 7 (7.45%) J2EE
9 6 (6.38%) Ajax
9 6 (6.38%) Laravel
9 6 (6.38%) Symfony
9 6 (6.38%) XHTML
10 5 (5.32%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.32%) Apache CXF
10 5 (5.32%) ELK Stack
10 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (4.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.19%) Fintech
1 3 (3.19%) RIA
1 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.13%) Blog
2 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) CentOS
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (54.26%) Scrum
3 39 (41.49%) BDD
4 25 (26.60%) Kanban
5 22 (23.40%) User Stories
6 19 (20.21%) Product Management
7 18 (19.15%) Prototyping
8 17 (18.09%) Software Architecture
9 16 (17.02%) DevOps
10 15 (15.96%) OOP
11 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (14.89%) Microservices
12 10 (10.64%) MVC
12 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
13 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
13 9 (9.57%) Web Development
14 8 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (8.51%) Open Source
15 6 (6.38%) Front End Development
15 6 (6.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.83%) Java
2 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.15%) Scala
4 15 (15.96%) SQL
5 14 (14.89%) Ruby
6 12 (12.77%) PHP
6 12 (12.77%) Python
7 10 (10.64%) Clojure
8 6 (6.38%) PHP 5
9 4 (4.26%) Groovy
10 3 (3.19%) C
10 3 (3.19%) VB
11 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.13%) C#
11 2 (2.13%) Go
11 2 (2.13%) SOQL
12 1 (1.06%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) Docker
2 5 (5.32%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Ansible
2 5 (5.32%) Kibana
2 5 (5.32%) logstash
3 3 (3.19%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.19%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Zend
2 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (1.06%) VMware
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