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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 11 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 44 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.00% 5.88% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 7.44% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 10
Median daily rate £425 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
359 403 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 81.59% 79.02% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 279 190
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £23.24 £16.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -3.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £9.00 £7.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +16 38 £425 +6.25% 10
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (64.65%) Java
3 47 (47.47%) Scrum
4 44 (44.44%) BDD
5 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
7 28 (28.28%) Web Services
8 27 (27.27%) CSS
8 27 (27.27%) Kanban
9 26 (26.26%) Linux
10 25 (25.25%) Prototyping
11 24 (24.24%) User Stories
12 21 (21.21%) Product Management
12 21 (21.21%) HTML
13 20 (20.20%) REST
13 20 (20.20%) Software Architecture
13 20 (20.20%) DevOps
14 18 (18.18%) Spring
14 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (17.17%) Ruby
16 16 (16.16%) Selenium
16 16 (16.16%) Configuration Management
16 16 (16.16%) Relational Database
16 16 (16.16%) RESTful
17 15 (15.15%) SQL
17 15 (15.15%) Tomcat
17 15 (15.15%) Python
17 15 (15.15%) Web Development
18 14 (14.14%) Unix
18 14 (14.14%) Scala

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 15 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.05%) CMS
3 5 (5.05%) Confluence
3 5 (5.05%) WordPress
4 3 (3.03%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.03%) Jetty
5 2 (2.02%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) GitHub
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.01%) Force.com
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) HTTP
2 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Redis
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.16%) Selenium
3 12 (12.12%) Mockito
4 11 (11.11%) jMock
5 10 (10.10%) Spock
6 9 (9.09%) EasyMock
7 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.06%) JIRA
9 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.05%) Gradle
9 5 (5.05%) JUnit
9 5 (5.05%) Maven
9 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.04%) Hudson
10 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.03%) PHPUnit
12 2 (2.02%) Ant
12 2 (2.02%) DbUnit
12 2 (2.02%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
1 5 (5.05%) Marketing
2 4 (4.04%) Electronics
2 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (68.69%) Developer
2 40 (40.40%) Java Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Architect
4 20 (20.20%) Technical Architect
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Automation Tester
6 6 (6.06%) Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.06%) Tester
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Web Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (4.04%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (4.04%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) Web Services
2 27 (27.27%) CSS
3 21 (21.21%) HTML
4 20 (20.20%) REST
5 18 (18.18%) Spring
6 16 (16.16%) RESTful
7 11 (11.11%) Spring Boot
8 10 (10.10%) SOAP
9 8 (8.08%) XML
10 5 (5.05%) Ajax
10 5 (5.05%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.05%) Apache CXF
10 5 (5.05%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (5.05%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.05%) J2EE
10 5 (5.05%) Node.js
10 5 (5.05%) XHTML
11 4 (4.04%) HTML5
11 4 (4.04%) Laravel
11 4 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) User Experience
2 3 (3.03%) Fintech
2 3 (3.03%) RIA
3 2 (2.02%) Blog
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Linux
2 14 (14.14%) Unix
3 12 (12.12%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.47%) Scrum
3 44 (44.44%) BDD
4 27 (27.27%) Kanban
5 25 (25.25%) Prototyping
6 24 (24.24%) User Stories
7 21 (21.21%) Product Management
8 20 (20.20%) DevOps
8 20 (20.20%) Software Architecture
9 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (16.16%) Configuration Management
11 15 (15.15%) Web Development
12 14 (14.14%) Microservices
13 13 (13.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (13.13%) Front End Development
14 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
15 11 (11.11%) OOP
16 10 (10.10%) Automated Testing
17 9 (9.09%) Line Management
17 9 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.65%) Java
2 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.17%) Ruby
4 15 (15.15%) Python
4 15 (15.15%) SQL
5 14 (14.14%) Scala
6 9 (9.09%) Clojure
6 9 (9.09%) PHP
7 5 (5.05%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.02%) C
8 2 (2.02%) C#
8 2 (2.02%) Go
8 2 (2.02%) Groovy
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.01%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.01%) Jython
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) SOQL
9 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.01%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Ansible
2 5 (5.05%) Kibana
2 5 (5.05%) logstash
3 3 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.03%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) Zend
2 4 (4.04%) SAP
3 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.01%) Solace
3 1 (1.01%) VMware
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