The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing TDD 158 96 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.61% 3.81% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.03% 5.15% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 78 40
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
TDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2248 1863 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.83% 73.99% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1236 736
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 48
Average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £106.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Yorkshire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Yorkshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
West Yorkshire +9 124 £400 +23.07% 44
North Yorkshire +9 19 £388 +19.23% 8
South Yorkshire -9 10 £375 - 12
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 207 (77.53%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (44.57%) Java
3 114 (42.70%) JavaScript
4 112 (41.95%) HTML
5 103 (38.58%) MVC
6 94 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (34.08%) C#
7 91 (34.08%) .NET
7 91 (34.08%) CSS
8 87 (32.58%) BDD
9 71 (26.59%) SQL
9 71 (26.59%) jQuery
10 55 (20.60%) Scrum
11 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
12 50 (18.73%) ASP.NET
13 49 (18.35%) Ruby
13 49 (18.35%) Git (software)
14 45 (16.85%) Oracle
15 42 (15.73%) Cucumber
16 41 (15.36%) .NET Framework
16 41 (15.36%) Web Design
17 40 (14.98%) Web Services
18 39 (14.61%) XML
18 39 (14.61%) Linux
18 39 (14.61%) OO
18 39 (14.61%) Relational Database
19 38 (14.23%) Responsive Web Design
19 38 (14.23%) NoSQL
20 36 (13.48%) Pair Programming
21 35 (13.11%) Test Automation

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (7.12%) Node.js
2 16 (5.99%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.49%) Apache
4 9 (3.37%) JBoss
5 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.62%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.25%) nginx
6 6 (2.25%) IIS
7 5 (1.87%) CMS
8 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.75%) Confluence
9 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.37%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) Jetty
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (2.25%) Route 53
3 6 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.87%) HTTP
2 15 (5.62%) Firewall
3 8 (3.00%) Internet
4 6 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.61%) Relational Database
3 38 (14.23%) NoSQL
4 35 (13.11%) MongoDB
5 20 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (7.12%) MySQL
7 14 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (5.24%) Couchbase
8 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (4.12%) Redis
9 11 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (3.37%) SimpleDB
10 9 (3.37%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.00%) Neo4j
11 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.62%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.87%) DB2
14 5 (1.87%) CouchDB
15 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 42 (15.73%) Cucumber
3 28 (10.49%) Subversion
4 25 (9.36%) Selenium
5 24 (8.99%) NUnit
6 20 (7.49%) Visual Studio
6 20 (7.49%) Jenkins
7 19 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (6.37%) Capybara
8 17 (6.37%) IntelliJ
9 16 (5.99%) TeamCity
10 15 (5.62%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (4.12%) SpecFlow
12 10 (3.75%) JUnit
13 9 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (3.37%) Eclipse
14 8 (3.00%) Sahi
14 8 (3.00%) WATIR
15 7 (2.62%) Jasmine
16 6 (2.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 20 (7.49%) Finance
2 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.50%) Back Office
4 2 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 200 (74.91%) Developer
2 66 (24.72%) .NET Developer
3 60 (22.47%) Java Developer
4 21 (7.87%) PHP Developer
5 20 (7.49%) C# Developer
5 20 (7.49%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.37%) Ruby Developer
7 15 (5.62%) Agile Coach
8 14 (5.24%) Analyst
9 13 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (3.75%) Agile .NET Developer
11 10 (3.75%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.37%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.62%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.62%) QA Analyst
13 7 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (41.95%) HTML
2 91 (34.08%) .NET
2 91 (34.08%) CSS
3 71 (26.59%) jQuery
4 50 (18.73%) ASP.NET
5 41 (15.36%) .NET Framework
6 40 (14.98%) Web Services
7 39 (14.61%) XML
8 34 (12.73%) HTML5
9 32 (11.99%) REST
9 32 (11.99%) CSS3
10 27 (10.11%) Hibernate
10 27 (10.11%) RESTful
11 26 (9.74%) Spring
11 26 (9.74%) JSON
11 26 (9.74%) Entity Framework
12 24 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (8.61%) Sass
14 22 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (7.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.11%) Open Source
2 5 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
2 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.50%) User Experience
3 4 (1.50%) W3C
4 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.75%) PKI
5 2 (0.75%) RIA
5 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.75%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.61%) Linux
2 31 (11.61%) UNIX
3 23 (8.61%) Windows
4 19 (7.12%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.62%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.87%) Android
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (77.53%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (38.58%) MVC
3 94 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (32.58%) BDD
5 55 (20.60%) Scrum
6 41 (15.36%) Web Design
7 39 (14.61%) OO
8 38 (14.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 36 (13.48%) Pair Programming
10 35 (13.11%) Test Automation
11 31 (11.61%) Software Engineering
12 25 (9.36%) Web Development
13 24 (8.99%) Configuration Management
14 19 (7.12%) Unit Testing
15 18 (6.74%) Kanban
15 18 (6.74%) ATDD
16 17 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (5.62%) DevOps
19 13 (4.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 119 (44.57%) Java
2 114 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 91 (34.08%) C#
4 71 (26.59%) SQL
5 49 (18.35%) Ruby
6 31 (11.61%) PHP
7 20 (7.49%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.12%) PL/SQL
9 18 (6.74%) Python
10 8 (3.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.00%) Scala
10 8 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.00%) VB
11 7 (2.62%) VB6
11 7 (2.62%) XPath
12 6 (2.25%) PHP5
13 4 (1.50%) Perl
14 3 (1.12%) C++
14 3 (1.12%) Groovy
15 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (4.87%) Degree
2 6 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.25%) MCAD
2 6 (2.25%) MCSD
2 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.37%) ISEB
3 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.36%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (8.61%) Puppet
3 19 (7.12%) Ansible
4 16 (5.99%) Graylog
5 11 (4.12%) Salt
6 6 (2.25%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.75%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 45 (16.85%) Oracle
2 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.99%) VMware
3 16 (5.99%) Akamai
3 16 (5.99%) New Relic
4 14 (5.24%) Zend
5 6 (2.25%) hybris
6 5 (1.87%) IBM
6 5 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.12%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.12%) Splunk
8 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco
9 1 (0.37%) HP
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) SaltStack
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