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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 53 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.53% 4.03% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 5.21% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 39
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 £409 £350
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 £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
1303 1191 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.69% 77.49% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 635 797
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 30
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -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 21 August 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 August 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 -6 39 £375 +25.00% 19
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 53 (43.09%) Java
2 50 (40.65%) PHP
3 49 (39.84%) BDD
4 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (31.71%) C#
6 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
6 32 (26.02%) MVC
6 32 (26.02%) Scrum
7 29 (23.58%) jQuery
8 26 (21.14%) Ruby
8 26 (21.14%) QA
9 25 (20.33%) User Stories
10 24 (19.51%) .NET
11 23 (18.70%) SQL
11 23 (18.70%) CSS
11 23 (18.70%) Zend
12 22 (17.89%) Selenium
12 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (17.89%) Cucumber
13 21 (17.07%) Web Services
13 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
14 19 (15.45%) HTML
14 19 (15.45%) Test Scripting
15 18 (14.63%) Linux
16 17 (13.82%) OO
16 17 (13.82%) Symfony
17 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
18 13 (10.57%) J2EE
18 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
18 13 (10.57%) Enterprise Software

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (6.50%) Node.js
2 6 (4.88%) Apache
2 6 (4.88%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) MySQL
2 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.69%) Couchbase
4 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.07%) Redis
5 5 (4.07%) SimpleDB
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.63%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Selenium
1 22 (17.89%) Cucumber
2 9 (7.32%) JBehave
2 9 (7.32%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.50%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.07%) Hudson
6 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.25%) Subversion
8 2 (1.63%) Maven
8 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.63%) Behat
9 1 (0.81%) dotCover
9 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.81%) JIRA
9 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.81%) Rational Rose
General
1 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (51.22%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) Tester
3 25 (20.33%) PHP Developer
4 13 (10.57%) Manual Tester
4 13 (10.57%) Functional Tester
5 12 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Automation Tester
8 8 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Agile Coach
9 7 (5.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (4.07%) PHP Web Developer
12 4 (3.25%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.58%) jQuery
2 24 (19.51%) .NET
3 23 (18.70%) CSS
4 21 (17.07%) Web Services
5 19 (15.45%) HTML
6 17 (13.82%) Symfony
7 13 (10.57%) J2EE
8 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 9 (7.32%) Spring
9 7 (5.69%) HTML5
9 7 (5.69%) CSS3
10 6 (4.88%) RESTful
10 6 (4.88%) WCF
10 6 (4.88%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.07%) XML
11 5 (4.07%) JSON
11 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.25%) UIKit
12 4 (3.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.07%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.25%) iPhone
3 4 (3.25%) Handset
3 4 (3.25%) iPad
4 3 (2.44%) Open Source
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) RIA
6 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Linux
2 6 (4.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.07%) Android
3 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.63%) UNIX
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) BDD
2 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.02%) MVC
3 32 (26.02%) Scrum
4 25 (20.33%) User Stories
5 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
7 19 (15.45%) Test Scripting
8 17 (13.82%) OO
9 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
10 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.13%) OOP
11 10 (8.13%) Refactoring
12 9 (7.32%) DevOps
13 8 (6.50%) ATDD
13 8 (6.50%) Web Development
13 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (4.88%) Manual Testing
15 6 (4.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) Java
2 50 (40.65%) PHP
3 39 (31.71%) C#
4 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
5 26 (21.14%) Ruby
6 23 (18.70%) SQL
7 11 (8.94%) C++
8 10 (8.13%) Python
9 9 (7.32%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.50%) PHP5
11 6 (4.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.25%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.81%) VB
14 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.81%) Scala
14 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) ISEB
2 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Puppet
1 9 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.32%) Salt
2 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (18.70%) Zend
2 8 (6.50%) Oracle
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.81%) Perforce
4 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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