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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 45 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 92 78 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.63% 3.56% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 4.73% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 21
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£375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
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
1877 1650 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.07% 75.34% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 965 976
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 October 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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 54 £375 +19.04% 39
South Yorkshire +12 20 £325 +8.33% 11
North Yorkshire +8 15 £300 -25.00% 22
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 121 (72.02%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (47.02%) C#
3 69 (41.07%) MVC
4 64 (38.10%) Java
5 58 (34.52%) .NET
6 54 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (32.14%) BDD
7 48 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 44 (26.19%) HTML
9 40 (23.81%) Ruby
10 39 (23.21%) ASP.NET
11 38 (22.62%) CSS
11 38 (22.62%) PHP
11 38 (22.62%) Scrum
12 37 (22.02%) Software Engineering
12 37 (22.02%) SQL
13 35 (20.83%) Web Services
14 31 (18.45%) Cucumber
15 29 (17.26%) jQuery
16 26 (15.48%) HTML5
16 26 (15.48%) CSS3
16 26 (15.48%) Linux
16 26 (15.48%) Subversion
17 25 (14.88%) Spring
17 25 (14.88%) Test Automation
18 24 (14.29%) QA
18 24 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (14.29%) OO
19 23 (13.69%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (13.10%) Hibernate

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (10.71%) Node.js
2 9 (5.36%) CMS
2 9 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.57%) Apache
4 5 (2.98%) Kentico
5 4 (2.38%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.38%) nginx
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.79%) Magnolia
6 3 (1.79%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.60%) Jetty
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.38%) Route 53
4 3 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) HTTP
2 4 (2.38%) DNS
3 3 (1.79%) SSL
3 3 (1.79%) DHCP
3 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.12%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.12%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.52%) MySQL
4 15 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.55%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.55%) Redis
5 11 (6.55%) Couchbase
6 8 (4.76%) SimpleDB
7 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.57%) RavenDB
9 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.79%) Riak
10 3 (1.79%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (18.45%) Cucumber
2 26 (15.48%) Subversion
3 24 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 21 (12.50%) Selenium
5 11 (6.55%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.57%) JBehave
7 6 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.98%) LLBLGen Pro
8 5 (2.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (2.98%) MSTest
8 5 (2.98%) Maven
8 5 (2.98%) NUnit
9 3 (1.79%) Hudson
9 3 (1.79%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.19%) Gradle
10 2 (1.19%) Ant
10 2 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 14 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (59.52%) Developer
2 39 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 25 (14.88%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.71%) Tester
5 17 (10.12%) Software Engineer
5 17 (10.12%) Agile Coach
6 12 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.55%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.36%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Manual Tester
11 6 (3.57%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (3.57%) Functional Tester
12 5 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.98%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.52%) .NET
2 44 (26.19%) HTML
3 39 (23.21%) ASP.NET
4 38 (22.62%) CSS
5 35 (20.83%) Web Services
6 29 (17.26%) jQuery
7 26 (15.48%) HTML5
7 26 (15.48%) CSS3
8 25 (14.88%) Spring
9 23 (13.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (13.10%) Hibernate
11 21 (12.50%) J2EE
11 21 (12.50%) Spring MVC
12 17 (10.12%) WCF
13 15 (8.93%) .NET Framework
14 13 (7.74%) NHibernate
15 12 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (6.55%) JSON
17 8 (4.76%) Ajax
17 8 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.36%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.57%) iPhone
4 5 (2.98%) Open Source
4 5 (2.98%) W3C
5 4 (2.38%) User Experience
5 4 (2.38%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.19%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.60%) RIA
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.48%) Linux
2 12 (7.14%) Windows
3 10 (5.95%) Android
4 6 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (2.98%) UNIX
6 4 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (72.02%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (41.07%) MVC
3 54 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (32.14%) BDD
4 38 (22.62%) Scrum
5 37 (22.02%) Software Engineering
6 25 (14.88%) Test Automation
7 24 (14.29%) OO
8 20 (11.90%) User Stories
9 19 (11.31%) ATDD
10 16 (9.52%) Refactoring
11 15 (8.93%) Web Development
12 14 (8.33%) DevOps
13 12 (7.14%) Test Scripting
13 12 (7.14%) OOP
13 12 (7.14%) Project Management
14 10 (5.95%) MVVM
14 10 (5.95%) Configuration Management
15 8 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.02%) C#
2 64 (38.10%) Java
3 48 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 40 (23.81%) Ruby
5 38 (22.62%) PHP
6 37 (22.02%) SQL
7 20 (11.90%) Python
8 15 (8.93%) C++
9 14 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.98%) PHP5
10 5 (2.98%) Perl
10 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.60%) Scala
13 1 (0.60%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) ISEB
2 5 (2.98%) Degree
3 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (9.52%) Puppet
2 13 (7.74%) Salt
3 4 (2.38%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 21 (12.50%) Oracle
2 9 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.17%) Zend
4 5 (2.98%) Appcelerator
4 5 (2.98%) Sencha
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £575 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + doe
Posted: 26 days ago