The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 18 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 133 180 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.11% 6.45% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 7.88% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 136 68
Median daily rate £425 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

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
1808 2285 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.01% 81.84% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1480 1382
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 40
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +4 96 £410 +14.04% 50
South Yorkshire +2 38 £450 +12.50% 13
North Yorkshire -4 1 £450 +56.52% 14
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 278 (83.23%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (56.89%) Java
3 136 (40.72%) BDD
4 132 (39.52%) Scrum
5 96 (28.74%) JavaScript
6 88 (26.35%) Spring
7 87 (26.05%) HTML
8 74 (22.16%) Scala
9 72 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (20.06%) CSS
11 66 (19.76%) Git (software)
11 66 (19.76%) RESTful
12 65 (19.46%) Jenkins
13 63 (18.86%) Kanban
14 61 (18.26%) Selenium
15 59 (17.66%) Open Source
16 58 (17.37%) Microservices
17 55 (16.47%) SQL
18 50 (14.97%) MongoDB
19 48 (14.37%) HTML5
20 47 (14.07%) Ruby
21 46 (13.77%) AngularJS
22 45 (13.47%) OO
22 45 (13.47%) MVC
23 44 (13.17%) C#
23 44 (13.17%) REST
23 44 (13.17%) NoSQL
24 43 (12.87%) .NET
25 42 (12.57%) Linux
25 42 (12.57%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (9.28%) Confluence
2 18 (5.39%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.29%) Mule
5 10 (2.99%) CMS
6 8 (2.40%) Mule ESB
7 6 (1.80%) Apache
7 6 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.80%) WordPress
8 5 (1.50%) Jetty
8 5 (1.50%) nginx
8 5 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.90%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.30%) JBoss
11 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.59%) GitHub
2 16 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.40%) IaaS
5 5 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.50%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (1.20%) CloudBees
7 3 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.90%) PaaS
8 2 (0.60%) Force.com
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.79%) Internet
2 11 (3.29%) HTTP
3 9 (2.69%) DNS
4 4 (1.20%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) BGP
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.30%) DWDM
5 1 (0.30%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.30%) MPLS
5 1 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) VLAN
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.97%) MongoDB
2 44 (13.17%) NoSQL
3 38 (11.38%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.38%) MySQL
5 23 (6.89%) SQL Server
6 20 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.59%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.29%) Redis
9 11 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.69%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.69%) Riak
11 5 (1.50%) HBase
12 4 (1.20%) Big Data
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.30%) DB2
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 66 (19.76%) Git (software)
2 65 (19.46%) Jenkins
3 61 (18.26%) Selenium
4 42 (12.57%) Cucumber
5 39 (11.68%) JIRA
6 32 (9.58%) Maven
7 28 (8.38%) JUnit
8 25 (7.49%) WebDriver
9 17 (5.09%) Mockito
10 14 (4.19%) jMock
11 12 (3.59%) Spock
12 10 (2.99%) EasyMock
12 10 (2.99%) Gradle
12 10 (2.99%) Hudson
13 9 (2.69%) Grunt
13 9 (2.69%) RSpec
14 8 (2.40%) SonarQube
14 8 (2.40%) Vagrant
15 7 (2.10%) Mercurial
15 7 (2.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (3.89%) Finance
2 8 (2.40%) Advertising
2 8 (2.40%) Games
3 7 (2.10%) Retail
4 4 (1.20%) Marketing
4 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.60%) Banking
5 2 (0.60%) Electronics
5 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.30%) Back Office
6 1 (0.30%) Billing
6 1 (0.30%) Legal
6 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (67.37%) Developer
2 103 (30.84%) Java Developer
3 36 (10.78%) Architect
4 30 (8.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (8.08%) Technical Architect
6 26 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 25 (7.49%) Agile Developer
7 25 (7.49%) Agile Java Developer
7 25 (7.49%) Scala Developer
8 24 (7.19%) .NET Developer
9 21 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (5.99%) Java Scala Developer
11 18 (5.39%) Automation Tester
11 18 (5.39%) PHP Developer
11 18 (5.39%) Tester
12 16 (4.79%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.89%) Technical Leader
13 13 (3.89%) Test Engineer
14 12 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (2.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.35%) Spring
2 87 (26.05%) HTML
3 67 (20.06%) CSS
4 66 (19.76%) RESTful
5 48 (14.37%) HTML5
6 46 (13.77%) AngularJS
7 44 (13.17%) REST
8 43 (12.87%) .NET
9 40 (11.98%) JSON
10 35 (10.48%) Hibernate
11 34 (10.18%) Web Services
12 32 (9.58%) CSS3
13 28 (8.38%) Node.js
13 28 (8.38%) SOAP
14 26 (7.78%) ASP.NET
15 25 (7.49%) XML
16 23 (6.89%) Play Framework
17 20 (5.99%) Ajax
17 20 (5.99%) jQuery
18 19 (5.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.19%) User Experience
3 11 (3.29%) Social Media
4 10 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.99%) Tandem
5 9 (2.69%) Replication
6 8 (2.40%) RIA
7 7 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.50%) iPhone
8 5 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.20%) Animation
9 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.90%) Fintech
10 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.60%) Blog
11 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.57%) Linux
2 10 (2.99%) Unix
3 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.40%) Windows
4 6 (1.80%) CoreOS
5 5 (1.50%) Android
5 5 (1.50%) CentOS
6 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (83.23%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (40.72%) BDD
3 132 (39.52%) Scrum
4 72 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (18.86%) Kanban
6 59 (17.66%) Open Source
7 58 (17.37%) Microservices
8 45 (13.47%) MVC
8 45 (13.47%) OO
9 41 (12.28%) DevOps
10 38 (11.38%) User Stories
11 35 (10.48%) Test Automation
12 29 (8.68%) Software Architecture
13 28 (8.38%) Automated Testing
13 28 (8.38%) SOA
14 25 (7.49%) OOP
14 25 (7.49%) Pair Programming
14 25 (7.49%) Software Engineering
15 22 (6.59%) Prototyping
16 21 (6.29%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (56.89%) Java
2 96 (28.74%) JavaScript
3 74 (22.16%) Scala
4 55 (16.47%) SQL
5 47 (14.07%) Ruby
6 44 (13.17%) C#
7 39 (11.68%) Python
8 26 (7.78%) PHP
9 18 (5.39%) Clojure
10 16 (4.79%) Groovy
11 11 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.80%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.80%) PHP 5
12 6 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.20%) C
14 3 (0.90%) Go
14 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.90%) VB
15 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.60%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.59%) Degree
3 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) ISEB
4 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) CCNP
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.09%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) WCAG
3 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.90%) SDET
4 2 (0.60%) FATCA
System Software
1 31 (9.28%) Docker
2 12 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.50%) GlusterFS
4 5 (1.50%) HDFS
4 5 (1.50%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (10.78%) Puppet
2 23 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (5.99%) Ansible
4 8 (2.40%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.40%) ZABBIX
5 5 (1.50%) Kibana
5 5 (1.50%) logstash
5 5 (1.50%) Nagios
5 5 (1.50%) Salt
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (4.79%) Oracle
2 14 (4.19%) MuleSoft
3 12 (3.59%) VMware
4 9 (2.69%) Splunk
5 8 (2.40%) Google
6 7 (2.10%) Zend
7 5 (1.50%) New Relic
7 5 (1.50%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.50%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.90%) Apple
8 3 (0.90%) IBM
8 3 (0.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.90%) SAP
8 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) hybris
9 2 (0.60%) Kony
9 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.60%) Telerik
9 2 (0.60%) Temenos
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