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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 42 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing TDD 64 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.42% 3.74% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.86% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £289 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £258 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
1464 1214 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.33% 76.88% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 750 629
Average daily rate £380 £336 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £106.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 57 £400 +32.23% 14
Bradford -8 3 £350 +27.85%
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 8
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.87%) C#
3 48 (44.04%) Java
4 43 (39.45%) MVC
5 40 (36.70%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (31.19%) .NET
7 30 (27.52%) Scrum
8 29 (26.61%) ASP.NET
8 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
8 29 (26.61%) BDD
9 28 (25.69%) Ruby
10 25 (22.94%) Software Engineering
11 24 (22.02%) Subversion
11 24 (22.02%) PHP
11 24 (22.02%) jQuery
11 24 (22.02%) NoSQL
12 23 (21.10%) HTML
13 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
13 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
14 21 (19.27%) Web Services
14 21 (19.27%) Linux
14 21 (19.27%) Python
15 20 (18.35%) SQL
16 18 (16.51%) Cucumber
17 17 (15.60%) Relational Database
17 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
17 17 (15.60%) CSS
18 16 (14.68%) Oracle
18 16 (14.68%) ATDD
19 15 (13.76%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (13.76%) Node.js
2 6 (5.50%) Apache
2 6 (5.50%) CMS
3 5 (4.59%) Kentico
4 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (3.67%) nginx
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.67%) Route 53
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) HTTP
2 4 (3.67%) Firewall
2 4 (3.67%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
3 3 (2.75%) SSL
4 2 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.02%) NoSQL
2 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
3 17 (15.60%) Relational Database
4 13 (11.93%) MySQL
5 11 (10.09%) Redis
6 10 (9.17%) RDBMS
6 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
6 10 (9.17%) Couchbase
7 8 (7.34%) SimpleDB
8 7 (6.42%) RavenDB
8 7 (6.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (5.50%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.67%) Pentaho
11 3 (2.75%) Riak
11 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.83%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (22.02%) Subversion
2 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
3 18 (16.51%) Cucumber
4 15 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.26%) JUnit
6 7 (6.42%) Selenium
7 6 (5.50%) NUnit
7 6 (5.50%) MSTest
8 5 (4.59%) LLBLGen Pro
8 5 (4.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (3.67%) JMeter
9 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.67%) QUnit
10 3 (2.75%) PHPUnit
10 3 (2.75%) Maven
11 2 (1.83%) Ant
11 2 (1.83%) Gradle
12 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (60.55%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.68%) Agile Coach
5 12 (11.01%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Tester
8 5 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.67%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.75%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Architect
11 2 (1.83%) Programmer
11 2 (1.83%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.19%) .NET
2 29 (26.61%) ASP.NET
3 24 (22.02%) jQuery
4 23 (21.10%) HTML
5 21 (19.27%) Web Services
6 17 (15.60%) CSS
7 14 (12.84%) Hibernate
7 14 (12.84%) J2EE
7 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.93%) WCF
9 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
9 12 (11.01%) NHibernate
9 12 (11.01%) REST
10 11 (10.09%) JSON
10 11 (10.09%) Spring
11 10 (9.17%) CSS3
12 9 (8.26%) Ajax
13 7 (6.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (6.42%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.59%) iPhone
4 4 (3.67%) Smartcard
4 4 (3.67%) PKI
4 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Windows
3 9 (8.26%) UNIX
4 8 (7.34%) Android
5 6 (5.50%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.45%) MVC
3 40 (36.70%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (27.52%) Scrum
5 29 (26.61%) BDD
6 25 (22.94%) Software Engineering
7 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.68%) ATDD
9 15 (13.76%) Refactoring
10 12 (11.01%) Configuration Management
10 12 (11.01%) User Stories
11 11 (10.09%) DevOps
12 9 (8.26%) OO
13 8 (7.34%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.34%) Kanban
13 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
14 7 (6.42%) Product Management
14 7 (6.42%) Workflow
15 6 (5.50%) Project Management
15 6 (5.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) C#
2 48 (44.04%) Java
3 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 28 (25.69%) Ruby
5 24 (22.02%) PHP
6 21 (19.27%) Python
7 20 (18.35%) SQL
8 11 (10.09%) Bash Shell
9 10 (9.17%) C++
10 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.83%) PHP5
12 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) ISEB
2 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Puppet
1 13 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (9.17%) Salt
3 4 (3.67%) OpenIDM
3 4 (3.67%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Oracle
2 5 (4.59%) Zend
2 5 (4.59%) Appcelerator
2 5 (4.59%) Sencha
3 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco
3 4 (3.67%) Splunk
4 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago