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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.17% 3.83% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 5.91% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
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£488 £395 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.41% +34.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £363 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
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
310 203 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.88% 64.86% 65.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 119 126
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 17
Average hourly rate £14.63 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.75 £32.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -10 9 £488 +23.41% 2
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 10 (41.67%) MVC
6 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 9 (37.50%) BDD
7 8 (33.33%) CSS
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) Spring
8 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
8 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
9 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (25.00%) JUnit
10 5 (20.83%) Maven
10 5 (20.83%) jQuery
11 4 (16.67%) Umbraco
11 4 (16.67%) REST
11 4 (16.67%) PHP
11 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (16.67%) Python
12 3 (12.50%) SOA
12 3 (12.50%) XML
12 3 (12.50%) UNIX
12 3 (12.50%) SOAP
12 3 (12.50%) MySQL
12 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) Jetty
4 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.50%) CouchDB
5 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (4.17%) HBase
6 1 (4.17%) Redis
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) JUnit
3 5 (20.83%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Build Forge
4 3 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) PVCS
6 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) Gerrit
6 1 (4.17%) FishEye
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Dojo
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) LAMP
7 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
7 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.33%) Kafka
7 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (8.33%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Tandem
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (41.67%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (8.33%) ATDD
8 1 (4.17%) Kanban
8 1 (4.17%) UML
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Go
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Salt
3 1 (4.17%) Graphite
3 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Sun
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk
2 1 (4.17%) Percona
2 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle