The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 29 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +31
Contract jobs citing TDD 192 130 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.67% 5.77% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.29% 6.99% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 106 31
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £460 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1701 1859 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.65% 82.51% 79.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1325 853
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.30 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +5.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Yorkshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds +10 173 £425 +6.25% 30
Halifax - 8 £425 -
Bradford +11 7 £438 -
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 392 (83.94%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (60.17%) Java
3 163 (34.90%) JavaScript
4 156 (33.40%) BDD
5 150 (32.12%) Spring
6 131 (28.05%) Scrum
7 128 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
8 109 (23.34%) HTML
8 109 (23.34%) CSS
9 103 (22.06%) RESTful
10 91 (19.49%) Hibernate
11 88 (18.84%) Git (software)
12 81 (17.34%) AngularJS
13 78 (16.70%) Node.js
14 76 (16.27%) Microservices
15 75 (16.06%) Open Source
16 74 (15.85%) MongoDB
17 69 (14.78%) Pair Programming
18 68 (14.56%) OO
18 68 (14.56%) Jenkins
19 67 (14.35%) Scala
20 63 (13.49%) React
21 61 (13.06%) HTML5
22 58 (12.42%) SOA
23 56 (11.99%) .NET
24 54 (11.56%) Puppet
25 52 (11.13%) Software Engineering
26 51 (10.92%) Unit Testing
27 49 (10.49%) Ruby
27 49 (10.49%) REST

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 16 (3.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.36%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.71%) Jetty
5 7 (1.50%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.50%) CMS
5 7 (1.50%) Confluence
6 6 (1.28%) nginx
7 4 (0.86%) Apache
7 4 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.64%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.43%) Mule
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.21%) OpenCms
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.64%) GitHub
2 22 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.21%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.85%) HTTP
2 12 (2.57%) DNS
3 11 (2.36%) VPN
4 4 (0.86%) Internet
4 4 (0.86%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.85%) MongoDB
2 48 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 44 (9.42%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (3.21%) CouchDB
7 13 (2.78%) MySQL
8 11 (2.36%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.50%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.28%) Big Data
11 5 (1.07%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.64%) Redis
13 2 (0.43%) Riak
14 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.21%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 88 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 68 (14.56%) Jenkins
3 46 (9.85%) Maven
4 42 (8.99%) JUnit
5 33 (7.07%) Selenium
6 32 (6.85%) Cucumber
7 28 (6.00%) JIRA
8 25 (5.35%) Mockito
9 23 (4.93%) Jasmine
9 23 (4.93%) Mercurial
10 16 (3.43%) Subversion
11 14 (3.00%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.36%) Visual Studio
13 10 (2.14%) Gradle
13 10 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.93%) Hamcrest
14 9 (1.93%) Xcode
15 6 (1.28%) git-flow
16 5 (1.07%) SoapUI
16 5 (1.07%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (5.78%) Retail
2 15 (3.21%) Finance
3 11 (2.36%) Games
4 10 (2.14%) Publishing
5 3 (0.64%) Advertising
5 3 (0.64%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.43%) Banking
6 2 (0.43%) Legal
6 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 353 (75.59%) Developer
2 203 (43.47%) Java Developer
3 80 (17.13%) Senior Developer
4 69 (14.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 62 (13.28%) Agile Developer
6 54 (11.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 43 (9.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 42 (8.99%) Scala Developer
9 31 (6.64%) Java Scala Developer
10 28 (6.00%) .NET Developer
11 27 (5.78%) Node.js Developer
12 25 (5.35%) Ruby Developer
13 20 (4.28%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 20 (4.28%) Senior Scala Developer
14 19 (4.07%) Angular Developer
14 19 (4.07%) Senior Agile Developer
15 18 (3.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
16 17 (3.64%) iOS Developer
16 17 (3.64%) Java Engineer
17 16 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (32.12%) Spring
2 109 (23.34%) CSS
2 109 (23.34%) HTML
3 103 (22.06%) RESTful
4 91 (19.49%) Hibernate
5 81 (17.34%) AngularJS
6 78 (16.70%) Node.js
7 63 (13.49%) React
8 61 (13.06%) HTML5
9 56 (11.99%) .NET
10 49 (10.49%) REST
11 44 (9.42%) CSS3
12 35 (7.49%) ASP.NET
12 35 (7.49%) Web Services
13 34 (7.28%) Ember.js
14 33 (7.07%) RabbitMQ
15 29 (6.21%) XML
16 26 (5.57%) Spring Boot
17 25 (5.35%) JPA
18 23 (4.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.85%) User Experience
4 16 (3.43%) iPad
4 16 (3.43%) iPhone
5 12 (2.57%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.57%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.93%) Animation
6 9 (1.93%) Cryptography
7 8 (1.71%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.71%) Replication
7 8 (1.71%) Social Media
8 4 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.86%) RIA
8 4 (0.86%) Statistics
9 3 (0.64%) Tandem
9 3 (0.64%) Wiki
10 2 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.42%) Linux
2 33 (7.07%) Windows
3 21 (4.50%) Unix
4 18 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.93%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.07%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.21%) VMS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (83.94%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (33.40%) BDD
3 131 (28.05%) Scrum
4 128 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (16.27%) Microservices
6 75 (16.06%) Open Source
7 69 (14.78%) Pair Programming
8 68 (14.56%) OO
9 58 (12.42%) SOA
10 52 (11.13%) Software Engineering
11 51 (10.92%) Unit Testing
12 48 (10.28%) Kanban
13 39 (8.35%) MVC
14 36 (7.71%) Automated Testing
15 33 (7.07%) OOP
16 31 (6.64%) DevOps
17 29 (6.21%) Coaching
17 29 (6.21%) Software Delivery
18 28 (6.00%) High Availability
19 26 (5.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 281 (60.17%) Java
2 163 (34.90%) JavaScript
3 67 (14.35%) Scala
4 49 (10.49%) Ruby
5 47 (10.06%) C#
6 36 (7.71%) SQL
7 29 (6.21%) Groovy
8 21 (4.50%) ES6
9 20 (4.28%) Clojure
10 18 (3.85%) Python
11 17 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.64%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.00%) ECMAScript
13 9 (1.93%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.93%) PHP
14 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.43%) C++
15 2 (0.43%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (2.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.07%) Degree
4 3 (0.64%) ISEB
4 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) CITP
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.57%) QA
2 10 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.64%) SDET
4 2 (0.43%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (6.85%) Virtual Machines
2 28 (6.00%) Docker
3 20 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 54 (11.56%) Puppet
2 25 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) Grafana
4 1 (0.21%) Kibana
4 1 (0.21%) logstash
4 1 (0.21%) Mesos
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (5.14%) Oracle
2 22 (4.71%) VMware
3 10 (2.14%) Apple
4 8 (1.71%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.07%) Cisco
5 5 (1.07%) EMC
5 5 (1.07%) F5
5 5 (1.07%) NetApp
6 4 (0.86%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.64%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.64%) Splunk
7 3 (0.64%) Zend
8 2 (0.43%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.21%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.21%) Google
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago