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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 95 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.90% 2.96% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 3.98% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 28 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £265 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
1895 1684 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.70% 74.38% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 990 761
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 64
Average hourly rate £15.79 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +20 71 £375 +30.43% 42
South Yorkshire -1 12 £325 +12.06% 11
North Yorkshire +9 10 £338 +20.53% 13
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 141 (75.40%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (56.68%) MVC
3 95 (50.80%) C#
4 79 (42.25%) .NET
5 77 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 73 (39.04%) HTML
7 70 (37.43%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (34.76%) Java
9 61 (32.62%) CSS
10 58 (31.02%) ASP.NET
11 49 (26.20%) SQL
11 49 (26.20%) jQuery
12 46 (24.60%) BDD
13 45 (24.06%) .NET Framework
14 44 (23.53%) Scrum
15 43 (22.99%) Subversion
16 37 (19.79%) SQL Server
17 36 (19.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 34 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (17.65%) Web Services
19 33 (17.65%) OO
20 32 (17.11%) Software Engineering
21 31 (16.58%) PHP
21 31 (16.58%) Relational Database
22 30 (16.04%) Hibernate
23 28 (14.97%) JSON
23 28 (14.97%) NoSQL
24 27 (14.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 27 (14.44%) Ruby
24 27 (14.44%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (8.02%) Node.js
2 13 (6.95%) IIS
3 9 (4.81%) CMS
4 6 (3.21%) Apache
5 5 (2.67%) Kentico
5 5 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.60%) nginx
7 3 (1.60%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.07%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) Jetty
9 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.53%) CICS
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Simulink
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.21%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.14%) Route 53
5 3 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Heroku
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) HTTP
2 5 (2.67%) Firewall
3 3 (1.60%) DHCP
3 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) DNS
3 3 (1.60%) SSL
4 2 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.58%) Relational Database
3 28 (14.97%) NoSQL
4 22 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 17 (9.09%) MySQL
5 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (8.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (6.95%) Couchbase
8 12 (6.42%) RDBMS
9 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (5.35%) Redis
10 7 (3.74%) SimpleDB
10 7 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.74%) RavenDB
11 6 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (2.67%) Pentaho
12 5 (2.67%) CouchDB
12 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 43 (22.99%) Subversion
2 36 (19.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (14.44%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.09%) NUnit
5 16 (8.56%) Visual Studio
6 15 (8.02%) Selenium
6 15 (8.02%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.42%) JUnit
8 10 (5.35%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.21%) MSTest
10 6 (3.21%) Maven
11 5 (2.67%) PHPUnit
11 5 (2.67%) JMeter
11 5 (2.67%) LLBLGen Pro
11 5 (2.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (2.67%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.67%) QUnit
12 4 (2.14%) Ant
13 3 (1.60%) Gradle
General
1 14 (7.49%) Finance
2 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.07%) Back Office
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 144 (77.01%) Developer
2 70 (37.43%) .NET Developer
3 36 (19.25%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.16%) Senior Developer
5 17 (9.09%) Agile Coach
6 12 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.28%) PHP Developer
8 8 (4.28%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.21%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (42.25%) .NET
2 73 (39.04%) HTML
3 61 (32.62%) CSS
4 58 (31.02%) ASP.NET
5 49 (26.20%) jQuery
6 45 (24.06%) .NET Framework
7 34 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (17.65%) Web Services
9 30 (16.04%) Hibernate
10 28 (14.97%) JSON
11 27 (14.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 26 (13.90%) CSS3
13 23 (12.30%) HTML5
13 23 (12.30%) Spring
13 23 (12.30%) J2EE
14 21 (11.23%) NHibernate
15 20 (10.70%) XML
16 17 (9.09%) REST
17 16 (8.56%) Spring MVC
17 16 (8.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.81%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.28%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.67%) Smartcard
3 5 (2.67%) PKI
3 5 (2.67%) iPhone
4 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.14%) User Experience
4 4 (2.14%) W3C
5 3 (1.60%) Open Source
5 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.07%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.07%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.44%) Linux
2 21 (11.23%) Windows
3 17 (9.09%) UNIX
4 14 (7.49%) Android
5 9 (4.81%) Mac OS X
5 9 (4.81%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.67%) CentOS
8 4 (2.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (75.40%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (56.68%) MVC
3 70 (37.43%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (24.60%) BDD
5 44 (23.53%) Scrum
6 33 (17.65%) OO
7 32 (17.11%) Software Engineering
8 27 (14.44%) Unit Testing
9 21 (11.23%) ATDD
9 21 (11.23%) Web Development
10 19 (10.16%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.56%) Refactoring
11 16 (8.56%) OOP
12 13 (6.95%) Configuration Management
13 10 (5.35%) Web Design
13 10 (5.35%) MVVM
13 10 (5.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (5.35%) DevOps
14 9 (4.81%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.80%) C#
2 77 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 65 (34.76%) Java
4 49 (26.20%) SQL
5 31 (16.58%) PHP
6 27 (14.44%) Ruby
7 20 (10.70%) Python
8 9 (4.81%) C++
8 9 (4.81%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.67%) PHP5
11 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.07%) Perl
12 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.53%) SELCOPY
13 1 (0.53%) COBOL
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) VB
13 1 (0.53%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (3.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (5.88%) Puppet
1 11 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.28%) Salt
3 5 (2.67%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.60%) Graphite
4 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (11.76%) Oracle
2 18 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.35%) Zend
4 5 (2.67%) Sencha
4 5 (2.67%) Splunk
4 5 (2.67%) Appcelerator
4 5 (2.67%) Cisco
4 5 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.14%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.53%) HP
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