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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 53 42 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.55% 3.89% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 4.99% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+74.61% -11.56%
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
1305 1222 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.26% 77.88% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 657 800
Average daily rate £355 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Leeds -8 39 £375 +25.00% 18
Otley - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (41.94%) Java
2 49 (39.52%) PHP
3 48 (38.71%) BDD
4 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (33.06%) C#
6 33 (26.61%) MVC
7 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 31 (25.00%) Scrum
9 29 (23.39%) jQuery
10 27 (21.77%) Ruby
11 26 (20.97%) .NET
11 26 (20.97%) QA
12 24 (19.35%) User Stories
13 23 (18.55%) Cucumber
13 23 (18.55%) Selenium
13 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (18.55%) Web Services
14 22 (17.74%) CSS
14 22 (17.74%) SQL
14 22 (17.74%) Zend
15 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
16 20 (16.13%) Linux
17 18 (14.52%) HTML
17 18 (14.52%) Test Scripting
18 17 (13.71%) Test Automation
19 16 (12.90%) Symfony
20 15 (12.10%) OO
21 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
22 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET
22 12 (9.68%) C++

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (8.06%) Node.js
2 7 (5.65%) Apache
3 5 (4.03%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.61%) nginx
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Route 53
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) SSL
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) MySQL
1 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.45%) Couchbase
3 7 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.84%) Redis
4 6 (4.84%) SimpleDB
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (18.55%) Selenium
1 23 (18.55%) Cucumber
2 9 (7.26%) JBehave
2 9 (7.26%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.45%) Subversion
3 8 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.84%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.84%) Hudson
6 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.42%) NUnit
8 3 (2.42%) Maven
8 3 (2.42%) MSTest
9 2 (1.61%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.61%) Behat
10 1 (0.81%) dotCover
10 1 (0.81%) FindBugs
10 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (54.03%) Developer
2 27 (21.77%) Tester
3 26 (20.97%) PHP Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Web Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Manual Tester
5 12 (9.68%) Functional Tester
6 11 (8.87%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.06%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Automation Tester
9 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Agile Coach
10 7 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.84%) Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (4.03%) ScrumMaster
13 4 (3.23%) iPhone Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) jQuery
2 26 (20.97%) .NET
3 23 (18.55%) Web Services
4 22 (17.74%) CSS
5 18 (14.52%) HTML
6 16 (12.90%) Symfony
7 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 11 (8.87%) J2EE
9 10 (8.06%) Spring
10 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.65%) RESTful
11 7 (5.65%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.84%) WCF
13 5 (4.03%) JSON
13 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.03%) XML
13 5 (4.03%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.03%) HTML5
13 5 (4.03%) CSS3
14 4 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.84%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.03%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.23%) iPad
4 4 (3.23%) iPhone
4 4 (3.23%) Handset
5 3 (2.42%) Open Source
6 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.13%) Linux
2 7 (5.65%) Windows
3 5 (4.03%) Android
3 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.42%) UNIX
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.71%) BDD
2 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.61%) MVC
4 31 (25.00%) Scrum
5 24 (19.35%) User Stories
6 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
8 18 (14.52%) Test Scripting
9 17 (13.71%) Test Automation
10 15 (12.10%) OO
11 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
12 12 (9.68%) Functional Testing
13 11 (8.87%) OOP
14 10 (8.06%) Refactoring
14 10 (8.06%) DevOps
15 9 (7.26%) Web Development
16 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
16 8 (6.45%) ATDD
17 6 (4.84%) Automation Testing
17 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (41.94%) Java
2 49 (39.52%) PHP
3 41 (33.06%) C#
4 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 27 (21.77%) Ruby
6 22 (17.74%) SQL
7 12 (9.68%) C++
8 11 (8.87%) Python
8 11 (8.87%) Bash Shell
9 9 (7.26%) PHP5
10 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.23%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) VB
13 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.81%) Scala
13 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) ISEB
2 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Puppet
1 10 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (8.06%) Salt
2 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Zend
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.81%) Perforce
4 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago