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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 164 74 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.17% 3.08% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 4.03% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 51 66
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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
2500 1835 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.86% 76.36% 75.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1752 1142 942
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 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 55 78
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.26 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +28 133 £400 +6.66% 42
South Yorkshire -12 20 £525 +32.91% 5
North Yorkshire -10 7 £425 +47.82% 15
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 273 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (46.15%) Java
3 134 (41.23%) HTML
4 132 (40.62%) JavaScript
5 122 (37.54%) BDD
6 108 (33.23%) SQL
7 105 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (30.77%) CSS
9 95 (29.23%) jQuery
10 93 (28.62%) C#
11 90 (27.69%) SQL Server
12 86 (26.46%) .NET
13 78 (24.00%) Scrum
14 73 (22.46%) MVC
15 66 (20.31%) Oracle
16 61 (18.77%) Linux
17 59 (18.15%) Git (software)
18 52 (16.00%) MongoDB
19 50 (15.38%) Web Services
20 49 (15.08%) NUnit
21 47 (14.46%) OO
22 44 (13.54%) Open Source
23 43 (13.23%) ASP.NET
23 43 (13.23%) Microsoft
24 42 (12.92%) Ruby
24 42 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
25 41 (12.62%) UNIX
26 40 (12.31%) HTML5
27 39 (12.00%) REST
27 39 (12.00%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (6.77%) Node.js
2 17 (5.23%) Apache
3 14 (4.31%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.38%) CMS
4 11 (3.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.08%) JBoss
6 8 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.15%) nginx
8 5 (1.54%) Confluence
8 5 (1.54%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.92%) IIS
11 2 (0.62%) CICS
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
2 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.85%) Route 53
2 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 6 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) GitHub
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.69%) HTTP
2 12 (3.69%) Firewall
3 8 (2.46%) Internet
4 6 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) DMZ
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 42 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (11.08%) NoSQL
5 33 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (9.85%) Relational Database
6 32 (9.85%) MySQL
7 30 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 24 (7.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (3.08%) Neo4j
11 8 (2.46%) Redis
11 8 (2.46%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.85%) SimpleDB
13 5 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 59 (18.15%) Git (software)
2 49 (15.08%) NUnit
3 36 (11.08%) Cucumber
4 33 (10.15%) Selenium
5 30 (9.23%) Subversion
6 24 (7.38%) Visual Studio
7 22 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (6.77%) Jenkins
8 20 (6.15%) Toad
9 19 (5.85%) Maven
10 18 (5.54%) Rhino Mocks
11 17 (5.23%) SpecFlow
12 15 (4.62%) TeamCity
12 15 (4.62%) JUnit
13 12 (3.69%) IntelliJ
13 12 (3.69%) Capybara
14 11 (3.38%) Jasmine
15 10 (3.08%) Mockito
16 9 (2.77%) JIRA
17 8 (2.46%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (8.00%) Finance
2 10 (3.08%) Back Office
3 9 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.31%) Legal
4 1 (0.31%) Games
4 1 (0.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.31%) Local Government
4 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 238 (73.23%) Developer
2 84 (25.85%) Java Developer
3 54 (16.62%) .NET Developer
4 29 (8.92%) Analyst
5 19 (5.85%) Oracle Developer
6 15 (4.62%) C# Developer
7 14 (4.31%) Software Engineer
7 14 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (4.31%) Ruby Developer
8 13 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.69%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.69%) PHP Developer
10 11 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.38%) SQL Developer
10 11 (3.38%) Agile Coach
11 9 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (2.77%) Database Developer
12 8 (2.46%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (2.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (41.23%) HTML
2 100 (30.77%) CSS
3 95 (29.23%) jQuery
4 86 (26.46%) .NET
5 50 (15.38%) Web Services
6 43 (13.23%) ASP.NET
7 40 (12.31%) HTML5
8 39 (12.00%) RESTful
8 39 (12.00%) REST
9 32 (9.85%) XML
9 32 (9.85%) Spring
10 31 (9.54%) .NET Framework
11 30 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (8.92%) Entity Framework
13 28 (8.62%) CSS3
14 26 (8.00%) JSON
15 25 (7.69%) XHTML
16 24 (7.38%) Hibernate
17 21 (6.46%) NHibernate
17 21 (6.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.62%) User Experience
3 13 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.54%) W3C
6 4 (1.23%) NHS
7 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.31%) BBC
9 1 (0.31%) Equities
9 1 (0.31%) Tandem
9 1 (0.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.31%) Blog
9 1 (0.31%) RIA
9 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.77%) Linux
2 41 (12.62%) UNIX
3 28 (8.62%) Mac OS X
4 13 (4.00%) Windows
5 5 (1.54%) Android
6 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) zOS
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (37.54%) BDD
3 105 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (24.00%) Scrum
5 73 (22.46%) MVC
6 47 (14.46%) OO
7 44 (13.54%) Open Source
8 38 (11.69%) SDLC
9 36 (11.08%) Web Design
10 35 (10.77%) Test Automation
11 34 (10.46%) Software Engineering
11 34 (10.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (8.92%) Pair Programming
13 28 (8.62%) Kanban
14 26 (8.00%) Data Mapping
14 26 (8.00%) Web Development
15 25 (7.69%) Data Modelling
16 23 (7.08%) Configuration Management
17 22 (6.77%) E-Commerce
18 21 (6.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (46.15%) Java
2 132 (40.62%) JavaScript
3 108 (33.23%) SQL
4 93 (28.62%) C#
5 42 (12.92%) Ruby
6 36 (11.08%) PowerShell
7 32 (9.85%) T-SQL
8 31 (9.54%) PL/SQL
9 20 (6.15%) Python
10 18 (5.54%) PHP
11 14 (4.31%) VB
12 12 (3.69%) Scala
13 11 (3.38%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.15%) FQL
14 7 (2.15%) XPath
14 7 (2.15%) C++
14 7 (2.15%) Perl
15 5 (1.54%) VB6
16 4 (1.23%) C
17 3 (0.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.00%) Degree
3 9 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.62%) MCAD
4 2 (0.62%) MCSD
4 2 (0.62%) ISEB
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.92%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) HDFS
3 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (8.00%) Puppet
2 21 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.85%) Ansible
4 11 (3.38%) Graylog
5 8 (2.46%) Salt
6 7 (2.15%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.31%) Graphite
7 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 66 (20.31%) Oracle
2 43 (13.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.69%) VMware
4 11 (3.38%) Akamai
4 11 (3.38%) New Relic
5 6 (1.85%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.85%) hybris
5 6 (1.85%) Adobe
6 5 (1.54%) IBM
6 5 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.23%) Google
7 4 (1.23%) Zend
7 4 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.31%) Splunk
8 1 (0.31%) Percona
8 1 (0.31%) Telerik
8 1 (0.31%) Sun
8 1 (0.31%) HP
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