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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 74 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.39% 3.03% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 3.96% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
1358 1162 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.55% 76.50% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 712 558
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.47 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.89% +30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £175.00 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +12 67 £375 +25.00% 33
Bradford -7 1 £305 +11.41%
Dewsbury - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 5
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 4
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 110 (82.71%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.89%) MVC
3 64 (48.12%) C#
4 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
5 51 (38.35%) Java
5 51 (38.35%) .NET
6 49 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (34.59%) HTML
8 38 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 37 (27.82%) CSS
9 37 (27.82%) jQuery
10 33 (24.81%) SQL
11 30 (22.56%) PHP
11 30 (22.56%) .NET Framework
11 30 (22.56%) BDD
12 29 (21.80%) Subversion
12 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
12 29 (21.80%) Scrum
13 28 (21.05%) Ruby
14 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
15 25 (18.80%) JSON
15 25 (18.80%) Relational Database
16 24 (18.05%) NoSQL
16 24 (18.05%) Hibernate
16 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
17 23 (17.29%) NHibernate
18 22 (16.54%) Linux
18 22 (16.54%) MongoDB
19 21 (15.79%) OO
20 20 (15.04%) Oracle

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (9.77%) Node.js
2 6 (4.51%) Apache
3 5 (3.76%) Kentico
3 5 (3.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (3.76%) CMS
4 3 (2.26%) nginx
4 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.50%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.51%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.01%) Route 53
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Heroku
6 1 (0.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) HTTP
2 5 (3.76%) Firewall
3 3 (2.26%) DHCP
3 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.26%) DNS
3 3 (2.26%) SSL
4 2 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) Relational Database
2 24 (18.05%) NoSQL
2 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
3 22 (16.54%) MongoDB
4 17 (12.78%) MySQL
5 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (7.52%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.52%) Redis
5 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (6.77%) Couchbase
7 7 (5.26%) SimpleDB
7 7 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (5.26%) RavenDB
8 6 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (3.76%) Pentaho
9 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.26%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.26%) Riak
10 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (21.80%) Subversion
2 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.29%) NUnit
4 16 (12.03%) Cucumber
5 15 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (11.28%) Selenium
6 12 (9.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (7.52%) JUnit
8 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.51%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.51%) MSTest
8 6 (4.51%) PHPUnit
9 5 (3.76%) QUnit
9 5 (3.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (3.76%) LLBLGen Pro
9 5 (3.76%) JMeter
10 4 (3.01%) Maven
11 2 (1.50%) Ant
11 2 (1.50%) Hudson
11 2 (1.50%) Gradle
General
1 10 (7.52%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (72.18%) Developer
2 44 (33.08%) .NET Developer
3 24 (18.05%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.53%) Senior Developer
5 17 (12.78%) Agile Coach
6 10 (7.52%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (4.51%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (2.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.26%) Tester
11 3 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.26%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.35%) .NET
2 46 (34.59%) HTML
3 38 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 37 (27.82%) CSS
4 37 (27.82%) jQuery
5 30 (22.56%) .NET Framework
6 25 (18.80%) JSON
7 24 (18.05%) Hibernate
8 23 (17.29%) NHibernate
9 20 (15.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (14.29%) Web Services
11 18 (13.53%) REST
12 15 (11.28%) J2EE
13 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (9.77%) XML
15 12 (9.02%) Spring
16 11 (8.27%) WCF
17 9 (6.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.76%) iPhone
3 5 (3.76%) Smartcard
3 5 (3.76%) PKI
4 3 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.26%) Open Source
4 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.26%) User Experience
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.54%) Linux
2 19 (14.29%) Windows
3 12 (9.02%) UNIX
3 12 (9.02%) Android
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (6.77%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.76%) CentOS
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (82.71%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.89%) MVC
3 49 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (22.56%) BDD
5 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
5 29 (21.80%) Scrum
6 21 (15.79%) OO
7 18 (13.53%) Test Automation
8 17 (12.78%) Unit Testing
8 17 (12.78%) ATDD
9 16 (12.03%) Refactoring
10 13 (9.77%) Web Development
11 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
11 11 (8.27%) Web Design
12 10 (7.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (6.77%) User Stories
13 9 (6.77%) DevOps
14 8 (6.02%) Product Management
14 8 (6.02%) Kanban
15 7 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) C#
2 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
3 51 (38.35%) Java
4 33 (24.81%) SQL
5 30 (22.56%) PHP
6 28 (21.05%) Ruby
7 20 (15.04%) Python
8 9 (6.77%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.02%) C++
10 6 (4.51%) PHP5
11 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) Puppet
1 11 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.02%) Salt
3 5 (3.76%) OpenIDM
4 3 (2.26%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Oracle
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) Zend
3 5 (3.76%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.76%) Splunk
3 5 (3.76%) Appcelerator
3 5 (3.76%) Sencha
3 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.76%) Cisco
4 1 (0.75%) HP
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