The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.14% 3.23% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 5.10% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£395 £294 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £339 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 196 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 64.33% 63.23% 64.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 122 101
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +85.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £33.47 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
TDD
Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 +2 9 £395 +34.46% 12
Barnsley - 3 - -
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) J2EE
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) PHP
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) Zend
8 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (14.29%) NHibernate
8 3 (14.29%) WinForms
8 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) JBoss
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (4.76%) Jetty
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) Mockito
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) NSubstitute
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) jMock
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 3 (14.29%) WinForms
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Zend
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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Rate: £340 - £450 per day
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