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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 74 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.08% 3.93% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 5.27% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 46
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+74.61% -13.33%
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
1797 1690 1983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.78% 74.58% 73.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 928 1063
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 77 52
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.51% +120.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 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
West Yorkshire -13 42 £375 +25.00% 25
South Yorkshire +12 18 £395 +28.45% 16
North Yorkshire +5 11 £288 -0.86% 16
East Yorkshire - - - - 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 70 (41.42%) Java
2 64 (37.87%) BDD
3 63 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (33.73%) MVC
5 55 (32.54%) C#
6 53 (31.36%) PHP
7 43 (25.44%) Scrum
8 42 (24.85%) JavaScript
8 42 (24.85%) .NET
9 39 (23.08%) SQL
10 38 (22.49%) HTML
11 36 (21.30%) CSS
12 34 (20.12%) QA
13 33 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (18.34%) Selenium
14 31 (18.34%) Cucumber
15 30 (17.75%) jQuery
16 29 (17.16%) Ruby
17 28 (16.57%) Web Services
17 28 (16.57%) Linux
18 27 (15.98%) Software Engineering
19 25 (14.79%) Spring
19 25 (14.79%) User Stories
20 23 (13.61%) OO
21 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET
21 22 (13.02%) Hibernate
21 22 (13.02%) Zend
22 19 (11.24%) Test Automation
22 19 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
23 18 (10.65%) Test Scripting

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
1 10 (5.92%) Node.js
2 7 (4.14%) Apache
3 5 (2.96%) ColdFusion
4 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.37%) CMS
5 3 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.78%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) Jetty
7 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) Route 53
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.14%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) DNS
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.59%) DHCP
3 1 (0.59%) SSL
3 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.10%) MySQL
1 12 (7.10%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.73%) Couchbase
4 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.55%) Redis
4 6 (3.55%) SimpleDB
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.59%) Big Data
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (18.34%) Selenium
1 31 (18.34%) Cucumber
2 15 (8.88%) Subversion
3 12 (7.10%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.92%) Hudson
5 9 (5.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.33%) JBehave
5 9 (5.33%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.73%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.55%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.55%) Maven
9 2 (1.18%) MSTest
9 2 (1.18%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.18%) JUnit
9 2 (1.18%) NUnit
9 2 (1.18%) Behat
10 1 (0.59%) dotCover
10 1 (0.59%) FindBugs
General
1 10 (5.92%) Finance
2 4 (2.37%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (61.54%) Developer
2 28 (16.57%) PHP Developer
3 27 (15.98%) Tester
4 26 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 25 (14.79%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.88%) Web Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Manual Tester
7 12 (7.10%) Functional Tester
8 10 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Analyst
9 9 (5.33%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.73%) Agile Coach
10 8 (4.73%) PHP Web Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.85%) .NET
2 38 (22.49%) HTML
3 36 (21.30%) CSS
4 30 (17.75%) jQuery
5 28 (16.57%) Web Services
6 25 (14.79%) Spring
7 22 (13.02%) Hibernate
7 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET
8 18 (10.65%) J2EE
8 18 (10.65%) Spring MVC
8 18 (10.65%) HTML5
9 16 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (9.47%) Symfony
10 12 (7.10%) CSS3
11 11 (6.51%) WCF
11 11 (6.51%) REST
12 9 (5.33%) RESTful
12 9 (5.33%) Ajax
13 7 (4.14%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.92%) Open Source
3 7 (4.14%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.55%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.96%) W3C
5 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.37%) iPad
6 4 (2.37%) Handset
6 4 (2.37%) iPhone
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Linux
2 8 (4.73%) Windows
2 8 (4.73%) Android
3 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.78%) UNIX
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.87%) BDD
2 63 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (33.73%) MVC
4 43 (25.44%) Scrum
5 33 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (15.98%) Software Engineering
7 25 (14.79%) User Stories
8 23 (13.61%) OO
9 19 (11.24%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.65%) Test Scripting
11 17 (10.06%) OOP
12 16 (9.47%) Web Development
13 13 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.51%) Refactoring
14 11 (6.51%) DevOps
15 9 (5.33%) ATDD
15 9 (5.33%) Project Management
16 7 (4.14%) Android Development
17 6 (3.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.42%) Java
2 55 (32.54%) C#
3 53 (31.36%) PHP
4 42 (24.85%) JavaScript
5 39 (23.08%) SQL
6 29 (17.16%) Ruby
7 13 (7.69%) C++
8 12 (7.10%) Python
8 12 (7.10%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.33%) PHP5
10 6 (3.55%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.96%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.37%) Perl
12 4 (2.37%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.18%) VB
15 1 (0.59%) Scala
15 1 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) ISEB
2 3 (1.78%) Degree
3 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) Puppet
1 11 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.51%) Salt
2 2 (1.18%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (13.02%) Zend
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle
3 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) Perforce
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.59%) Xamarin
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Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
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Rate: £325 - £360 per day + competitive
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Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
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