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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 58 37 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.44% 4.10% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 5.22% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 19
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £125 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1223 1150 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.44% 78.55% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 645 757
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 34
Average hourly rate £12.50 £31.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.67% +87.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 -17 31 £399 +32.91% 23
Bradford 0 3 £350 +7.69%
Halifax - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 93 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.88%) C#
3 42 (35.90%) PHP
3 42 (35.90%) BDD
4 41 (35.04%) Java
5 38 (32.48%) MVC
6 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 35 (29.91%) .NET
8 29 (24.79%) Web Services
9 28 (23.93%) Ruby
10 27 (23.08%) jQuery
10 27 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (21.37%) Scrum
12 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
13 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
14 22 (18.80%) QA
15 21 (17.95%) CSS
15 21 (17.95%) HTML
16 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
16 20 (17.09%) User Stories
17 19 (16.24%) Selenium
17 19 (16.24%) SQL
18 18 (15.38%) Zend
19 17 (14.53%) Linux
20 16 (13.68%) MySQL
20 16 (13.68%) Subversion
20 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
20 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
21 14 (11.97%) OO
21 14 (11.97%) WCF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (9.40%) Node.js
2 7 (5.98%) CMS
3 5 (4.27%) Kentico
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.56%) Apache
4 3 (2.56%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.71%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.71%) Route 53
5 1 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.71%) DHCP
3 2 (1.71%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) MySQL
1 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.98%) Couchbase
4 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.13%) Redis
5 6 (5.13%) RavenDB
5 6 (5.13%) SimpleDB
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
2 19 (16.24%) Selenium
3 16 (13.68%) Subversion
4 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.69%) JBehave
5 9 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 8 (6.84%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.27%) MSTest
7 5 (4.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (4.27%) LLBLGen Pro
7 5 (4.27%) NUnit
8 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.71%) Behat
9 2 (1.71%) Hudson
9 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.85%) Grunt
10 1 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (55.56%) Developer
2 21 (17.95%) Tester
3 18 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 17 (14.53%) .NET Developer
5 15 (12.82%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Functional Tester
8 8 (6.84%) Manual Tester
8 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Automation Tester
9 7 (5.98%) Agile Coach
9 7 (5.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.27%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.91%) .NET
2 29 (24.79%) Web Services
3 27 (23.08%) jQuery
4 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
5 21 (17.95%) CSS
5 21 (17.95%) HTML
6 14 (11.97%) WCF
7 10 (8.55%) JSON
7 10 (8.55%) NHibernate
7 10 (8.55%) CSS3
7 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (7.69%) Symfony
8 9 (7.69%) J2EE
9 7 (5.98%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.13%) Spring
10 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (5.13%) HTML5
11 5 (4.27%) Sencha Touch
11 5 (4.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) iPhone
1 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.98%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.27%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.42%) Handset
5 4 (3.42%) iPad
6 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.71%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) RIA
8 1 (0.85%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Linux
2 11 (9.40%) Windows
3 10 (8.55%) Android
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.56%) UNIX
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.90%) BDD
3 38 (32.48%) MVC
4 27 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (21.37%) Scrum
6 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
6 20 (17.09%) User Stories
7 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.97%) OO
8 14 (11.97%) Test Scripting
9 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.40%) DevOps
11 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.84%) Web Development
11 8 (6.84%) Functional Testing
12 7 (5.98%) ATDD
12 7 (5.98%) Refactoring
13 6 (5.13%) OOP
13 6 (5.13%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) C#
2 42 (35.90%) PHP
3 41 (35.04%) Java
4 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 28 (23.93%) Ruby
6 19 (16.24%) SQL
7 13 (11.11%) Python
7 13 (11.11%) C++
8 12 (10.26%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.84%) PHP5
10 4 (3.42%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.56%) Perl
11 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) VB6
12 1 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) ISEB
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Puppet
1 11 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.40%) Salt
2 2 (1.71%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Zend
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) Sencha
3 5 (4.27%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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