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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.92% 3.16% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 4.91% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £272 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £356 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
251 224 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.60% 64.37% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 108 107
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £29.00 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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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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 +1 11 £325 +13.53% 9
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - - 2
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (62.50%) MVC
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) BDD
4 14 (43.75%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) C#
4 14 (43.75%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 12 (37.50%) Scrum
6 12 (37.50%) Spring
7 11 (34.38%) Spring MVC
8 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) .NET
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
9 9 (28.13%) CSS
10 8 (25.00%) XML
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
11 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.88%) jQuery
11 7 (21.88%) Ajax
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
11 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (21.88%) IIS
11 7 (21.88%) J2EE
12 6 (18.75%) Linux

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Magnolia
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Jetty
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 5 (15.63%) CouchDB
5 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
5 5 (15.63%) Couchbase
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.13%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Web Services
2 12 (37.50%) Spring
3 11 (34.38%) Spring MVC
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) CSS
6 8 (25.00%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) jQuery
7 7 (21.88%) Ajax
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.88%) J2EE
8 6 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (15.63%) WPF
9 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.38%) RESTful
11 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
11 2 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
12 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) MVC
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) BDD
4 12 (37.50%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) ATDD
8 3 (9.38%) Data Management
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) ETL
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
10 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
10 1 (3.13%) Agile Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) XAML
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
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