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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 119 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.96% 3.95% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 5.08% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 60 22
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£400 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +20.00%
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
1671 1398 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.68% 77.80% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 951 512
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.17 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 107 £400 +26.98% 28
Bradford -17 2 £313 -16.66% 3
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 2
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 155 (82.45%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (48.94%) Java
3 76 (40.43%) HTML
4 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 73 (38.83%) MVC
5 62 (32.98%) .NET
5 62 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (31.91%) BDD
7 58 (30.85%) CSS
7 58 (30.85%) C#
8 54 (28.72%) SQL
9 44 (23.40%) Git (software)
10 40 (21.28%) jQuery
11 37 (19.68%) SQL Server
12 35 (18.62%) Scrum
13 34 (18.09%) Web Design
14 33 (17.55%) Oracle
14 33 (17.55%) Open Source
14 33 (17.55%) REST
15 32 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
15 32 (17.02%) Ruby
16 31 (16.49%) .NET Framework
16 31 (16.49%) MongoDB
16 31 (16.49%) ASP.NET
17 30 (15.96%) NoSQL
18 29 (15.43%) QA
18 29 (15.43%) XML
18 29 (15.43%) PHP
19 28 (14.89%) Web Services
19 28 (14.89%) Subversion

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 19 (10.11%) Node.js
2 12 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (3.19%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (2.66%) Apache
5 3 (1.60%) IIS
5 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.06%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.06%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.06%) Route 53
3 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.11%) Firewall
2 17 (9.04%) HTTP
3 4 (2.13%) Internet
4 3 (1.60%) Skype
5 2 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.49%) MongoDB
3 30 (15.96%) NoSQL
4 26 (13.83%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.85%) MySQL
6 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.26%) Neo4j
7 7 (3.72%) Couchbase
7 7 (3.72%) Redis
7 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.19%) Pentaho
8 6 (3.19%) SimpleDB
9 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.89%) Subversion
3 26 (13.83%) Cucumber
4 24 (12.77%) Selenium
5 22 (11.70%) Jenkins
6 18 (9.57%) NUnit
7 14 (7.45%) Rhino Mocks
8 12 (6.38%) TeamCity
8 12 (6.38%) Capybara
8 12 (6.38%) IntelliJ
9 11 (5.85%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.79%) JUnit
10 9 (4.79%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (4.26%) Sahi
11 8 (4.26%) SpecFlow
11 8 (4.26%) WATIR
12 6 (3.19%) QUnit
12 6 (3.19%) JMeter
13 5 (2.66%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (6.91%) Finance
2 3 (1.60%) Back Office
3 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 144 (76.60%) Developer
2 49 (26.06%) .NET Developer
3 44 (23.40%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 14 (7.45%) PHP Developer
6 13 (6.91%) Ruby Developer
7 12 (6.38%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.85%) Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Agile .NET Developer
9 9 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.26%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.72%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.72%) QA Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Lead Java Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Tester
13 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (40.43%) HTML
2 62 (32.98%) .NET
3 58 (30.85%) CSS
4 40 (21.28%) jQuery
5 33 (17.55%) REST
6 31 (16.49%) ASP.NET
6 31 (16.49%) .NET Framework
7 29 (15.43%) XML
8 28 (14.89%) Web Services
9 25 (13.30%) Hibernate
10 21 (11.17%) JSON
11 19 (10.11%) CSS3
12 18 (9.57%) HTML5
12 18 (9.57%) Entity Framework
12 18 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (8.51%) Sass
13 16 (8.51%) AngularJS
13 16 (8.51%) RESTful
13 16 (8.51%) NHibernate
14 14 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.55%) Open Source
2 6 (3.19%) Smartcard
2 6 (3.19%) PKI
3 5 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) User Experience
5 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.06%) RIA
6 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.36%) Linux
2 22 (11.70%) UNIX
3 19 (10.11%) Mac OS X
4 18 (9.57%) Windows
5 7 (3.72%) Android
6 6 (3.19%) CentOS
6 6 (3.19%) Windows Phone
7 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (82.45%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.83%) MVC
3 62 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (31.91%) BDD
5 35 (18.62%) Scrum
6 34 (18.09%) Web Design
7 32 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 27 (14.36%) Pair Programming
8 27 (14.36%) OO
9 22 (11.70%) Configuration Management
10 19 (10.11%) Web Development
10 19 (10.11%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.51%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.91%) Kanban
12 13 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (6.38%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.85%) Project Management
15 10 (5.32%) DevOps
15 10 (5.32%) Automated Testing
16 9 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.94%) Java
2 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
3 58 (30.85%) C#
4 54 (28.72%) SQL
5 32 (17.02%) Ruby
6 29 (15.43%) PHP
7 13 (6.91%) PL/SQL
7 13 (6.91%) Python
8 9 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.72%) VB
9 7 (3.72%) VB6
10 6 (3.19%) PHP5
11 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.13%) C++
13 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.60%) Scala
14 1 (0.53%) Clojure
14 1 (0.53%) C
14 1 (0.53%) Perl
14 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Degree
2 4 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.43%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (10.64%) Puppet
1 20 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (7.98%) Ansible
3 12 (6.38%) Graylog
4 7 (3.72%) Salt
5 6 (3.19%) OpenIDM
6 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (17.55%) Oracle
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.38%) VMware
3 12 (6.38%) Akamai
3 12 (6.38%) New Relic
4 10 (5.32%) Zend
5 6 (3.19%) Splunk
5 6 (3.19%) Cisco
5 6 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.66%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) SaltStack
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