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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 56 41 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing TDD 45 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.72% 3.71% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 4.71% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
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
1277 1167 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.21% 78.74% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 636 788
Average daily rate £355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 39 £375 +25.00% 22
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Bradford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 94 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.00%) Java
3 46 (38.33%) PHP
4 45 (37.50%) BDD
5 44 (36.67%) C#
6 35 (29.17%) MVC
7 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
8 30 (25.00%) .NET
9 29 (24.17%) Web Services
10 28 (23.33%) Ruby
11 27 (22.50%) Scrum
12 26 (21.67%) jQuery
13 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (19.17%) Cucumber
14 23 (19.17%) QA
15 22 (18.33%) CSS
16 21 (17.50%) SQL
16 21 (17.50%) User Stories
16 21 (17.50%) Selenium
17 20 (16.67%) Zend
17 20 (16.67%) HTML
17 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
18 19 (15.83%) Linux
19 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
20 16 (13.33%) Test Scripting
20 16 (13.33%) Test Automation
21 14 (11.67%) NoSQL
21 14 (11.67%) MySQL
22 13 (10.83%) Subversion
22 13 (10.83%) C++

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (9.17%) Node.js
2 6 (5.00%) CMS
3 5 (4.17%) Apache
4 4 (3.33%) Kentico
5 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.50%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.67%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.67%) Route 53
4 1 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 3 (2.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) SSL
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) MySQL
1 14 (11.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.17%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.83%) Couchbase
3 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.00%) Redis
4 6 (5.00%) SimpleDB
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.33%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Cucumber
2 21 (17.50%) Selenium
3 13 (10.83%) Subversion
4 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.50%) JBehave
4 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.33%) NUnit
6 4 (3.33%) LLBLGen Pro
6 4 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (3.33%) MSTest
6 4 (3.33%) Hudson
7 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.67%) Behat
8 2 (1.67%) Maven
9 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.83%) Grunt
General
1 8 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (55.00%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Tester
3 22 (18.33%) PHP Developer
4 14 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Functional Tester
7 10 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Manual Tester
8 9 (7.50%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Agile Coach
10 7 (5.83%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
13 4 (3.33%) iPhone Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.00%) .NET
2 29 (24.17%) Web Services
3 26 (21.67%) jQuery
4 22 (18.33%) CSS
5 20 (16.67%) HTML
6 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (10.83%) Symfony
8 10 (8.33%) J2EE
9 9 (7.50%) WCF
9 9 (7.50%) Spring
9 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.67%) CSS3
10 8 (6.67%) NHibernate
10 8 (6.67%) JSON
11 7 (5.83%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.00%) HTML5
13 5 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (4.17%) REST
13 5 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.67%) iPhone
3 7 (5.83%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.33%) iPad
5 4 (3.33%) Handset
6 3 (2.50%) Open Source
6 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) RIA
8 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 9 (7.50%) Android
4 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.50%) UNIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.50%) BDD
3 35 (29.17%) MVC
4 27 (22.50%) Scrum
5 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (17.50%) User Stories
7 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.00%) OO
11 11 (9.17%) DevOps
12 10 (8.33%) Functional Testing
13 9 (7.50%) OOP
13 9 (7.50%) Refactoring
14 8 (6.67%) Web Development
15 7 (5.83%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.83%) ATDD
16 6 (5.00%) Automated Testing
16 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.00%) Java
2 46 (38.33%) PHP
3 44 (36.67%) C#
4 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
5 28 (23.33%) Ruby
6 21 (17.50%) SQL
7 13 (10.83%) C++
7 13 (10.83%) Python
8 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.67%) PHP5
10 4 (3.33%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.50%) Perl
11 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
12 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Puppet
1 11 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.17%) Salt
2 2 (1.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Zend
2 10 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) Sencha
3 4 (3.33%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
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