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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 48 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 69 70 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.96% 3.31% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.59% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 42
Average daily rate
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£333 £275 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1726 1524 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.01% 72.12% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 830 981
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 55
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.25 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +117.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 50 £340 +26.51% 27
South Yorkshire +3 10 £395 +34.46% 9
North Yorkshire -5 7 £288 -0.86% 14
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (42.68%) Java
2 66 (40.24%) BDD
3 56 (34.15%) MVC
4 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (32.32%) C#
4 53 (32.32%) PHP
5 52 (31.71%) SQL
6 51 (31.10%) Scrum
7 46 (28.05%) .NET
8 43 (26.22%) JavaScript
9 41 (25.00%) HTML
10 37 (22.56%) CSS
11 34 (20.73%) QA
12 33 (20.12%) Selenium
12 33 (20.12%) Linux
13 32 (19.51%) jQuery
14 27 (16.46%) Cucumber
14 27 (16.46%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (16.46%) User Stories
15 25 (15.24%) Ruby
16 24 (14.63%) Spring
16 24 (14.63%) Web Services
17 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET
17 23 (14.02%) OO
17 23 (14.02%) Zend
18 22 (13.41%) Test Scripting
18 22 (13.41%) Hibernate
19 20 (12.20%) HTML5
20 19 (11.59%) Software Engineering
20 19 (11.59%) J2EE

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (8.54%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.88%) Node.js
3 7 (4.27%) Apache
3 7 (4.27%) ColdFusion
4 4 (2.44%) CMS
4 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.44%) nginx
5 3 (1.83%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) Jetty
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) DNS
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.32%) MySQL
3 11 (6.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.66%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.05%) SimpleDB
7 5 (3.05%) Redis
8 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.22%) Big Data
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 33 (20.12%) Selenium
2 27 (16.46%) Cucumber
3 11 (6.71%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.10%) Hudson
4 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.49%) Subversion
5 9 (5.49%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.49%) JBehave
5 9 (5.49%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.88%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.27%) Maven
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.22%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.22%) Behat
9 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.22%) NUnit
9 2 (1.22%) JUnit
10 1 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 14 (8.54%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (59.76%) Developer
2 34 (20.73%) Tester
3 27 (16.46%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.46%) PHP Developer
4 20 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 17 (10.37%) Manual Tester
5 17 (10.37%) Functional Tester
6 13 (7.93%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.10%) Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Automation Tester
8 9 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.27%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.44%) Architect
13 4 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.05%) .NET
2 41 (25.00%) HTML
3 37 (22.56%) CSS
4 32 (19.51%) jQuery
5 24 (14.63%) Web Services
5 24 (14.63%) Spring
6 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET
7 22 (13.41%) Hibernate
8 20 (12.20%) HTML5
9 19 (11.59%) J2EE
10 17 (10.37%) Spring MVC
10 17 (10.37%) Symfony
11 13 (7.93%) REST
11 13 (7.93%) Ajax
12 12 (7.32%) CSS3
12 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (6.71%) Spring Integration
13 11 (6.71%) Apache Flex
13 11 (6.71%) WCF
14 7 (4.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.98%) Open Source
3 8 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.44%) Handset
5 4 (2.44%) iPhone
5 4 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
7 1 (0.61%) RIA
7 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.12%) Linux
2 10 (6.10%) Windows
3 9 (5.49%) Android
4 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.22%) UNIX
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.24%) BDD
2 56 (34.15%) MVC
3 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (31.10%) Scrum
5 27 (16.46%) User Stories
6 23 (14.02%) OO
7 22 (13.41%) Test Scripting
8 19 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.93%) Web Development
10 13 (7.93%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.32%) OOP
11 12 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.32%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.71%) DevOps
13 9 (5.49%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.49%) Project Management
14 8 (4.88%) Android Development
14 8 (4.88%) Automation Testing
15 7 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.68%) Java
2 53 (32.32%) C#
2 53 (32.32%) PHP
3 52 (31.71%) SQL
4 43 (26.22%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.24%) Ruby
6 12 (7.32%) C++
7 11 (6.71%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.71%) Python
7 11 (6.71%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.88%) PHP5
9 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.44%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.44%) Perl
11 2 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) ISEB
2 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) Puppet
2 10 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.10%) Salt
3 4 (2.44%) Capistrano
3 4 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Zend
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle
3 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.83%) Adobe
4 3 (1.83%) Splunk
5 2 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Perforce
6 1 (0.61%) Twitter
6 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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