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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 39 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Contract jobs citing TDD 59 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.44% 3.73% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.77% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £260 £325
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 £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
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
1293 1215 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.39% 78.19% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 698 690
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 32
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 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 31 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 -4 51 £388 +29.16% 25
Bradford -1 3 £350 +7.69%
Halifax - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 84 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (51.92%) C#
3 41 (39.42%) Java
4 38 (36.54%) MVC
5 36 (34.62%) .NET
5 36 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (32.69%) Ruby
7 31 (29.81%) BDD
8 29 (27.88%) Software Engineering
8 29 (27.88%) Scrum
9 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
10 26 (25.00%) Web Services
10 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 26 (25.00%) PHP
11 24 (23.08%) Cucumber
12 22 (21.15%) jQuery
13 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
14 20 (19.23%) Oracle
15 18 (17.31%) HTML
15 18 (17.31%) Linux
16 17 (16.35%) Python
16 17 (16.35%) CSS
16 17 (16.35%) SQL
16 17 (16.35%) MongoDB
16 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
16 17 (16.35%) User Stories
17 16 (15.38%) ATDD
18 15 (14.42%) Node.js
18 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (14.42%) MySQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (14.42%) Node.js
2 6 (5.77%) Apache
2 6 (5.77%) CMS
3 5 (4.81%) Kentico
4 4 (3.85%) nginx
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.85%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.77%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.85%) Route 53
4 3 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) DNS
2 3 (2.88%) SSL
2 3 (2.88%) DHCP
2 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) MongoDB
1 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
2 15 (14.42%) MySQL
3 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.62%) Redis
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.62%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.69%) Couchbase
6 7 (6.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (6.73%) SimpleDB
6 7 (6.73%) RavenDB
7 6 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.88%) Riak
10 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.46%) Subversion
3 12 (11.54%) Selenium
4 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.77%) MSTest
5 6 (5.77%) NUnit
6 5 (4.81%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.81%) LLBLGen Pro
6 5 (4.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.85%) JBehave
7 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.88%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.92%) JUnit
9 2 (1.92%) Maven
9 2 (1.92%) Behat
10 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.96%) Gradle
10 1 (0.96%) Grunt
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (47.12%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.38%) Agile Coach
4 14 (13.46%) Tester
5 13 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.77%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Manual Tester
10 4 (3.85%) Functional Tester
10 4 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.88%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.62%) .NET
2 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 26 (25.00%) Web Services
4 22 (21.15%) jQuery
5 18 (17.31%) HTML
6 17 (16.35%) CSS
7 15 (14.42%) WCF
8 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.54%) NHibernate
10 11 (10.58%) J2EE
10 11 (10.58%) CSS3
11 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
12 9 (8.65%) Spring
13 8 (7.69%) Hibernate
13 8 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (6.73%) JSON
14 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (5.77%) Spring MVC
15 6 (5.77%) HTML5
16 5 (4.81%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.81%) iPhone
4 3 (2.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) RIA
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Linux
2 11 (10.58%) Windows
3 7 (6.73%) Android
4 6 (5.77%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) UNIX
7 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.54%) MVC
3 36 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (29.81%) BDD
5 29 (27.88%) Scrum
5 29 (27.88%) Software Engineering
6 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
7 17 (16.35%) User Stories
8 16 (15.38%) ATDD
9 15 (14.42%) Refactoring
10 11 (10.58%) Test Scripting
10 11 (10.58%) OO
10 11 (10.58%) DevOps
11 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.73%) Project Management
14 6 (5.77%) Manual Testing
15 5 (4.81%) Kanban
15 5 (4.81%) Product Management
15 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.92%) C#
2 41 (39.42%) Java
3 34 (32.69%) Ruby
4 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (25.00%) PHP
5 17 (16.35%) SQL
5 17 (16.35%) Python
6 13 (12.50%) C++
7 12 (11.54%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
8 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.92%) PHP5
11 1 (0.96%) VB6
11 1 (0.96%) VB
11 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) ISEB
2 3 (2.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Puppet
1 14 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (10.58%) Salt
3 4 (3.85%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Oracle
2 5 (4.81%) Zend
2 5 (4.81%) Sencha
2 5 (4.81%) Appcelerator
3 1 (0.96%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
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