The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 54 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 86 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.27% 2.37% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 3.33% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 26 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £361 £400
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 £41.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1503 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.86% 71.30% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 785 944
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +31.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
TDD
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +8 68 £325 +8.33% 38
North Yorkshire -1 13 £325 +36.84% 12
South Yorkshire +2 8 £375 +9.09% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 71 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 57 (37.25%) SQL
4 56 (36.60%) C#
5 55 (35.95%) Scrum
5 55 (35.95%) MVC
6 54 (35.29%) Java
7 53 (34.64%) .NET
8 46 (30.07%) HTML
9 43 (28.10%) jQuery
10 42 (27.45%) CSS
11 41 (26.80%) PHP
12 39 (25.49%) BDD
13 30 (19.61%) HTML5
14 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
14 29 (18.95%) OO
15 28 (18.30%) ASP.NET
15 28 (18.30%) Microsoft
16 27 (17.65%) Linux
17 24 (15.69%) Web Services
17 24 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (14.38%) Finance
18 22 (14.38%) Spring
19 21 (13.73%) QA
20 20 (13.07%) Zend
20 20 (13.07%) Software Engineering
20 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
21 19 (12.42%) Test Scripting
21 19 (12.42%) Symfony
21 19 (12.42%) Oracle

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (7.19%) Apache
2 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.23%) ColdFusion
4 5 (3.27%) CMS
5 3 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.96%) nginx
5 3 (1.96%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.31%) IIS
6 2 (1.31%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) MS Project
3 2 (1.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) MySQL
2 10 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.96%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.31%) Big Data
5 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 16 (10.46%) Selenium
4 15 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (8.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.84%) Hudson
6 12 (7.84%) TeamCity
7 8 (5.23%) NUnit
7 8 (5.23%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.92%) Maven
9 5 (3.27%) Subversion
10 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (2.61%) Moq
10 4 (2.61%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.96%) PhoneGap
11 3 (1.96%) JIRA
11 3 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.96%) JUnit
12 2 (1.31%) Ant
General
1 22 (14.38%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 109 (71.24%) Developer
2 28 (18.30%) PHP Developer
3 24 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.42%) .NET Developer
5 17 (11.11%) Tester
6 15 (9.80%) C# Developer
7 13 (8.50%) Functional Tester
7 13 (8.50%) Manual Tester
8 12 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.23%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.23%) CRM Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.27%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.27%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.64%) .NET
2 46 (30.07%) HTML
3 43 (28.10%) jQuery
4 42 (27.45%) CSS
5 30 (19.61%) HTML5
6 28 (18.30%) ASP.NET
7 24 (15.69%) Web Services
8 22 (14.38%) Spring
9 19 (12.42%) Symfony
10 18 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (11.11%) Ajax
11 17 (11.11%) SOAP
12 16 (10.46%) J2EE
12 16 (10.46%) RESTful
13 15 (9.80%) REST
13 15 (9.80%) CSS3
14 14 (9.15%) Hibernate
15 11 (7.19%) WCF
15 11 (7.19%) Spring MVC
16 10 (6.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.15%) Open Source
3 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.61%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.96%) iPad
5 3 (1.96%) iPhone
5 3 (1.96%) Handset
5 3 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.65%) Linux
2 12 (7.84%) UNIX
3 10 (6.54%) Windows
4 5 (3.27%) Android
5 3 (1.96%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.95%) Scrum
2 55 (35.95%) MVC
3 39 (25.49%) BDD
4 29 (18.95%) OO
5 20 (13.07%) Software Engineering
6 19 (12.42%) Test Scripting
6 19 (12.42%) Project Management
7 17 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.50%) User Stories
10 12 (7.84%) OOP
11 11 (7.19%) Waterfall
11 11 (7.19%) Automation Testing
12 9 (5.88%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.23%) CRM
13 8 (5.23%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.23%) Web Development
14 7 (4.58%) Agile Project Management
15 6 (3.92%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 66 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 57 (37.25%) SQL
3 56 (36.60%) C#
4 54 (35.29%) Java
5 41 (26.80%) PHP
6 12 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.92%) XAML
8 4 (2.61%) Ruby
9 3 (1.96%) Scala
9 3 (1.96%) PHP5
9 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.96%) C++
9 3 (1.96%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.31%) Python
10 2 (1.31%) XPath
11 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.73%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Puppet
2 3 (1.96%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.96%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.07%) Zend
3 19 (12.42%) Oracle
4 7 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.58%) Siebel
5 3 (1.96%) Sencha
5 3 (1.96%) Splunk
5 3 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Perforce
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