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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 48 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 50 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.97% 3.21% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 4.30% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 35
Average daily rate
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£340 £269 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% -16.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1312 1139 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.00% 74.69% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 610 773
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +4 46 £340 +29.52% 21
Bradford - 1 - -
Halifax - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (41.41%) Java
2 52 (40.63%) BDD
3 51 (39.84%) PHP
4 42 (32.81%) C#
5 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (28.91%) Scrum
7 33 (25.78%) MVC
7 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
7 33 (25.78%) SQL
8 31 (24.22%) .NET
9 29 (22.66%) QA
9 29 (22.66%) jQuery
10 27 (21.09%) User Stories
11 26 (20.31%) CSS
12 23 (17.97%) Ruby
12 23 (17.97%) Zend
13 22 (17.19%) Selenium
13 22 (17.19%) Test Scripting
13 22 (17.19%) HTML
14 21 (16.41%) Web Services
15 20 (15.63%) Linux
16 18 (14.06%) OO
17 17 (13.28%) Symfony
18 16 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (12.50%) Cucumber
19 15 (11.72%) Software Engineering
19 15 (11.72%) J2EE
20 14 (10.94%) Finance
20 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.25%) Node.js
2 7 (5.47%) Apache
2 7 (5.47%) ColdFusion
3 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.34%) nginx
5 2 (1.56%) CMS
5 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) MySQL
2 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.69%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.91%) Redis
6 5 (3.91%) SimpleDB
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.56%) Big Data
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Selenium
2 16 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.03%) JBehave
3 9 (7.03%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 8 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.91%) Hudson
6 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.13%) Subversion
8 2 (1.56%) Maven
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.56%) Behat
9 1 (0.78%) dotCover
9 1 (0.78%) JIRA
9 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.78%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (51.56%) Developer
2 34 (26.56%) Tester
3 25 (19.53%) PHP Developer
4 17 (13.28%) Manual Tester
4 17 (13.28%) Functional Tester
5 11 (8.59%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Automation Tester
7 9 (7.03%) Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) PHP Web Developer
12 4 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
12 4 (3.13%) iPhone Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Android Developer
12 4 (3.13%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.22%) .NET
2 29 (22.66%) jQuery
3 26 (20.31%) CSS
4 22 (17.19%) HTML
5 21 (16.41%) Web Services
6 17 (13.28%) Symfony
7 15 (11.72%) J2EE
8 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.25%) Spring
9 8 (6.25%) HTML5
9 8 (6.25%) CSS3
10 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.69%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.69%) RESTful
10 6 (4.69%) WCF
11 5 (3.91%) JSON
11 5 (3.91%) XML
11 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.13%) UIKit
12 4 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.69%) Open Source
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.13%) iPhone
4 4 (3.13%) Handset
4 4 (3.13%) iPad
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
6 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Linux
2 8 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (3.91%) Android
3 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.56%) UNIX
5 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.63%) BDD
2 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.91%) Scrum
4 33 (25.78%) MVC
5 27 (21.09%) User Stories
6 22 (17.19%) Test Scripting
7 18 (14.06%) OO
8 15 (11.72%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
11 12 (9.38%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.81%) DevOps
12 10 (7.81%) OOP
13 9 (7.03%) Unit Testing
14 8 (6.25%) Web Development
14 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.25%) Automation Testing
15 7 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (5.47%) Project Management
16 6 (4.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) Java
2 51 (39.84%) PHP
3 42 (32.81%) C#
4 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.78%) SQL
5 23 (17.97%) Ruby
6 11 (8.59%) C++
7 10 (7.81%) Python
7 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.03%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.25%) PHP5
10 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.34%) Perl
13 1 (0.78%) VB
13 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) VB6
13 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) ISEB
2 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) Puppet
2 9 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.03%) Salt
3 3 (2.34%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.34%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (17.97%) Zend
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.56%) Adobe
4 2 (1.56%) Splunk
5 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.78%) Perforce
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