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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 50 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs citing TDD 54 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.20% 4.03% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 5.13% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
1263 1170 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.96% 78.63% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 668 730
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 36
Average hourly rate £14.87 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £14.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 46 £388 +29.16% 24
Bradford -2 3 £350 +7.69%
Halifax - - - - 2
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 89 (78.76%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.79%) C#
3 46 (40.71%) Java
4 39 (34.51%) Ruby
5 38 (33.63%) MVC
6 37 (32.74%) BDD
7 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (30.09%) .NET
9 33 (29.20%) PHP
10 30 (26.55%) Software Engineering
11 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
12 28 (24.78%) Web Services
13 27 (23.89%) Scrum
14 26 (23.01%) Cucumber
15 25 (22.12%) jQuery
15 25 (22.12%) ASP.NET
16 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
17 20 (17.70%) Linux
17 20 (17.70%) Python
18 19 (16.81%) HTML
18 19 (16.81%) Oracle
18 19 (16.81%) User Stories
19 18 (15.93%) NoSQL
19 18 (15.93%) CSS
19 18 (15.93%) QA
20 17 (15.04%) SQL
20 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
21 16 (14.16%) Node.js
21 16 (14.16%) ATDD
21 16 (14.16%) Opscode Chef

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (14.16%) Node.js
2 7 (6.19%) CMS
3 6 (5.31%) Apache
4 5 (4.42%) Kentico
5 4 (3.54%) nginx
5 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.54%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.54%) Route 53
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) DNS
2 3 (2.65%) SSL
2 3 (2.65%) DHCP
2 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) NoSQL
2 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
3 15 (13.27%) MySQL
4 11 (9.73%) Redis
4 11 (9.73%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.96%) Couchbase
5 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.96%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.08%) SimpleDB
7 6 (5.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (5.31%) RavenDB
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.65%) Riak
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (23.01%) Cucumber
2 15 (13.27%) Selenium
3 13 (11.50%) Subversion
4 11 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.19%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.31%) JBehave
7 6 (5.31%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.42%) LLBLGen Pro
8 5 (4.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (4.42%) MSTest
8 5 (4.42%) NUnit
9 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.65%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.77%) Behat
11 2 (1.77%) JUnit
11 2 (1.77%) Maven
12 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.88%) Ant
12 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (46.02%) Developer
2 18 (15.93%) Tester
2 18 (15.93%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Agile Coach
4 14 (12.39%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.31%) Manual Tester
10 6 (5.31%) Functional Tester
10 6 (5.31%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (4.42%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.09%) .NET
2 28 (24.78%) Web Services
3 25 (22.12%) ASP.NET
3 25 (22.12%) jQuery
4 19 (16.81%) HTML
5 18 (15.93%) CSS
6 14 (12.39%) WCF
7 13 (11.50%) J2EE
8 11 (9.73%) NHibernate
8 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (9.73%) CSS3
9 10 (8.85%) Spring
10 9 (7.96%) Hibernate
11 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.19%) JSON
12 7 (6.19%) Spring MVC
12 7 (6.19%) HTML5
12 7 (6.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (4.42%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.31%) iPhone
3 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.65%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Handset
6 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Windows
3 7 (6.19%) Android
4 6 (5.31%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.65%) UNIX
7 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (78.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) MVC
3 37 (32.74%) BDD
4 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (26.55%) Software Engineering
6 27 (23.89%) Scrum
7 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
8 19 (16.81%) User Stories
9 16 (14.16%) ATDD
10 15 (13.27%) Refactoring
11 13 (11.50%) OO
11 13 (11.50%) DevOps
12 12 (10.62%) Test Scripting
13 10 (8.85%) Configuration Management
14 7 (6.19%) Project Management
14 7 (6.19%) Automated Testing
15 6 (5.31%) Manual Testing
15 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.31%) Functional Testing
16 5 (4.42%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.79%) C#
2 46 (40.71%) Java
3 39 (34.51%) Ruby
4 33 (29.20%) PHP
5 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.70%) Python
7 17 (15.04%) SQL
8 15 (13.27%) C++
9 14 (12.39%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.42%) PHP5
10 5 (4.42%) Perl
11 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.88%) Scala
13 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.88%) VB6
13 1 (0.88%) VB
13 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) ISEB
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) Puppet
1 16 (14.16%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (11.50%) Salt
3 4 (3.54%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.88%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) Zend
3 5 (4.42%) Sencha
3 5 (4.42%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
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Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 per day + doe
Posted: 25 days ago