The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 91 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£538 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATDD
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1317 1235 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.75% 77.87% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 743 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATDD across the West Yorkshire region.

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ATDD
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 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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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
Leeds +2 9 £538 -
ATDD
Yorkshire

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) C#
3 16 (80.00%) Java
3 16 (80.00%) TDD
3 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (70.00%) Ruby
4 14 (70.00%) Refactoring
5 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (40.00%) User Stories
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Product Management
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) MSTest
8 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Coach
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.00%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (70.00%) Refactoring
3 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) User Stories
6 5 (25.00%) Product Management
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) MVC
9 1 (5.00%) Workflow
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Kofax