The first table below looks at the demand for TDD 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 TDD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 71 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.94% 2.79% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 3.79% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 26
Average daily rate £318 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £215 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £359 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 70 £315 -3.07% 26
Bradford - 3 £375 - 1
Wakefield - 1 - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - - 1
Halifax - - - - 1
Hebden Bridge - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 43 (37.07%) Java
4 42 (36.21%) SQL
4 42 (36.21%) PHP
5 41 (35.34%) Scrum
6 37 (31.90%) HTML
6 37 (31.90%) CSS
6 37 (31.90%) jQuery
7 36 (31.03%) C#
8 34 (29.31%) MVC
9 31 (26.72%) .NET
10 26 (22.41%) BDD
11 24 (20.69%) HTML5
11 24 (20.69%) OO
12 21 (18.10%) Finance
13 20 (17.24%) QA
14 19 (16.38%) Zend
14 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
15 18 (15.52%) Project Management
15 18 (15.52%) Symfony
16 17 (14.66%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (13.79%) User Stories
17 16 (13.79%) Linux
17 16 (13.79%) Oracle
17 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
18 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
18 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (12.07%) CSS3

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 9 (7.76%) Apache
2 8 (6.90%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.72%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.72%) nginx
3 2 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) MySQL
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) CouchDB
3 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.62%) TeamCity
4 10 (8.62%) Selenium
5 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.90%) Hudson
7 4 (3.45%) NUnit
8 3 (2.59%) JBehave
8 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.59%) PhoneGap
8 3 (2.59%) JIRA
8 3 (2.59%) Subversion
9 2 (1.72%) Maven
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.86%) Grunt
10 1 (0.86%) Bower
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (63.79%) Developer
2 28 (24.14%) PHP Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Tester
4 14 (12.07%) Functional Tester
4 14 (12.07%) Manual Tester
5 12 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Programmer
10 4 (3.45%) Architect
10 4 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (3.45%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) HTML
1 37 (31.90%) CSS
1 37 (31.90%) jQuery
2 31 (26.72%) .NET
3 24 (20.69%) HTML5
4 18 (15.52%) Symfony
5 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
6 14 (12.07%) CSS3
7 13 (11.21%) J2EE
7 13 (11.21%) Web Services
8 10 (8.62%) Spring
8 10 (8.62%) RESTful
8 10 (8.62%) Ajax
8 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.03%) XHTML
10 6 (5.17%) XML
10 6 (5.17%) WCF
10 6 (5.17%) NHibernate
11 5 (4.31%) LAMP
12 4 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Open Source
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.59%) iPad
5 3 (2.59%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.59%) iPhone
5 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.59%) Handset
5 3 (2.59%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) UNIX
3 6 (5.17%) Windows
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.59%) Android
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.72%) Solaris
5 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.34%) Scrum
3 34 (29.31%) MVC
4 26 (22.41%) BDD
5 24 (20.69%) OO
6 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
7 18 (15.52%) Project Management
8 16 (13.79%) User Stories
9 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 12 (10.34%) OOP
11 9 (7.76%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.90%) Web Development
13 6 (5.17%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
14 5 (4.31%) DSDM
15 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 43 (37.07%) Java
3 42 (36.21%) SQL
3 42 (36.21%) PHP
4 36 (31.03%) C#
5 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby
7 4 (3.45%) PHP5
8 3 (2.59%) C++
8 3 (2.59%) XAML
8 3 (2.59%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.72%) XPath
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.72%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.24%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (1.72%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Zend
2 16 (13.79%) Oracle
3 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.59%) Sencha
4 3 (2.59%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe
5 2 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.86%) Perforce
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £260 to £310 per day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago