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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 25 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +29
Contract jobs citing TDD 233 192 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.86% 6.02% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.48% 7.45% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 153 50
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £318 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -40.14%
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
2459 2576 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.96% 80.70% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1801 1152
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.45 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 197 £425 +13.33% 40
South Yorkshire +8 30 £425 -19.04% 13
North Yorkshire -6 1 - - 6
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 433 (82.79%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (60.99%) Java
3 183 (34.99%) JavaScript
4 180 (34.42%) BDD
5 171 (32.70%) Spring
6 156 (29.83%) Scrum
7 134 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (23.71%) HTML
9 121 (23.14%) CSS
10 113 (21.61%) RESTful
11 106 (20.27%) Hibernate
12 97 (18.55%) Git (software)
13 89 (17.02%) AngularJS
14 81 (15.49%) Node.js
15 80 (15.30%) MongoDB
16 79 (15.11%) Scala
16 79 (15.11%) Microservices
17 78 (14.91%) Pair Programming
18 75 (14.34%) Open Source
19 71 (13.58%) OO
20 69 (13.19%) Jenkins
21 64 (12.24%) HTML5
22 63 (12.05%) React
23 62 (11.85%) Unit Testing
24 60 (11.47%) .NET
25 58 (11.09%) SOA
25 58 (11.09%) REST
26 56 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
26 56 (10.71%) Software Engineering
27 55 (10.52%) Puppet

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 19 (3.63%) Tomcat
2 14 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.91%) CMS
5 8 (1.53%) Confluence
5 8 (1.53%) Jetty
5 8 (1.53%) nginx
6 7 (1.34%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.96%) Apache
7 5 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.76%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.57%) Mule
9 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.19%) Kentico
10 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.19%) OpenCms
10 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.50%) GitHub
2 23 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.19%) Force.com
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.63%) HTTP
2 12 (2.29%) DNS
3 11 (2.10%) VPN
4 4 (0.76%) Internet
4 4 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (15.30%) MongoDB
2 51 (9.75%) SQL Server
3 50 (9.56%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.02%) MySQL
6 19 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.87%) CouchDB
8 11 (2.10%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.72%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.15%) Big Data
11 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.96%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.57%) Redis
14 2 (0.38%) Riak
15 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.19%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 97 (18.55%) Git (software)
2 69 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 54 (10.33%) Maven
4 49 (9.37%) JUnit
5 43 (8.22%) Selenium
6 34 (6.50%) Cucumber
7 29 (5.54%) JIRA
8 28 (5.35%) Mockito
9 24 (4.59%) Jasmine
9 24 (4.59%) Mercurial
10 22 (4.21%) Subversion
11 15 (2.87%) WebDriver
12 13 (2.49%) Gradle
13 12 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.29%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.72%) Hamcrest
14 9 (1.72%) Xcode
15 6 (1.15%) Ant
15 6 (1.15%) git-flow
15 6 (1.15%) jMock
General
1 28 (5.35%) Retail
2 17 (3.25%) Finance
3 11 (2.10%) Games
4 10 (1.91%) Publishing
5 3 (0.57%) Advertising
5 3 (0.57%) Banking
5 3 (0.57%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.38%) Legal
6 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Billing
7 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 403 (77.06%) Developer
2 236 (45.12%) Java Developer
3 85 (16.25%) Senior Developer
4 71 (13.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 69 (13.19%) Agile Developer
6 61 (11.66%) Agile Java Developer
7 43 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 43 (8.22%) Scala Developer
8 32 (6.12%) Java Scala Developer
9 30 (5.74%) .NET Developer
10 27 (5.16%) Node.js Developer
11 25 (4.78%) Ruby Developer
12 21 (4.02%) Angular Developer
13 20 (3.82%) J2EE Developer
13 20 (3.82%) Senior Agile Developer
13 20 (3.82%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 20 (3.82%) Senior Scala Developer
14 19 (3.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 19 (3.63%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 18 (3.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (32.70%) Spring
2 124 (23.71%) HTML
3 121 (23.14%) CSS
4 113 (21.61%) RESTful
5 106 (20.27%) Hibernate
6 89 (17.02%) AngularJS
7 81 (15.49%) Node.js
8 64 (12.24%) HTML5
9 63 (12.05%) React
10 60 (11.47%) .NET
11 58 (11.09%) REST
12 45 (8.60%) CSS3
13 43 (8.22%) Web Services
14 38 (7.27%) ASP.NET
15 36 (6.88%) RabbitMQ
16 34 (6.50%) Ember.js
17 31 (5.93%) Spring Boot
17 31 (5.93%) XML
18 30 (5.74%) J2EE
19 25 (4.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.44%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.44%) User Experience
4 16 (3.06%) iPad
4 16 (3.06%) iPhone
5 12 (2.29%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.72%) Animation
6 9 (1.72%) Cryptography
7 8 (1.53%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.53%) Replication
8 7 (1.34%) Social Media
9 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.76%) RIA
10 4 (0.76%) Statistics
10 4 (0.76%) Wiki
11 3 (0.57%) Tandem
12 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.18%) Linux
2 33 (6.31%) Windows
3 23 (4.40%) Unix
4 18 (3.44%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.10%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.96%) Android
7 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (82.79%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (34.42%) BDD
3 156 (29.83%) Scrum
4 134 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (15.11%) Microservices
6 78 (14.91%) Pair Programming
7 75 (14.34%) Open Source
8 71 (13.58%) OO
9 62 (11.85%) Unit Testing
10 58 (11.09%) SOA
11 56 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 55 (10.52%) Kanban
13 52 (9.94%) MVC
14 42 (8.03%) OOP
15 36 (6.88%) Automated Testing
16 35 (6.69%) DevOps
17 31 (5.93%) Software Delivery
18 30 (5.74%) Coaching
18 30 (5.74%) Test Automation
19 29 (5.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 319 (60.99%) Java
2 183 (34.99%) JavaScript
3 79 (15.11%) Scala
4 54 (10.33%) Ruby
5 49 (9.37%) C#
6 42 (8.03%) SQL
7 34 (6.50%) Groovy
8 25 (4.78%) Clojure
9 21 (4.02%) ES6
10 20 (3.82%) Python
11 18 (3.44%) PHP
11 18 (3.44%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.25%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.68%) ECMAScript
14 9 (1.72%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.57%) C
16 3 (0.57%) Jython
16 3 (0.57%) PHP 5
16 3 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (2.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.10%) Degree
3 7 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.57%) ISEB
4 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) CITP
5 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.49%) QA
2 12 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.57%) SDET
4 2 (0.38%) WCAG
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (6.31%) Virtual Machines
2 31 (5.93%) Docker
3 20 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.10%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 55 (10.52%) Puppet
2 25 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) Grafana
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
4 1 (0.19%) Mesos
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (5.16%) Oracle
2 22 (4.21%) VMware
3 10 (1.91%) Apple
4 9 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 5 (0.96%) Cisco
5 5 (0.96%) EMC
5 5 (0.96%) F5
5 5 (0.96%) Microsoft
5 5 (0.96%) NetApp
6 4 (0.76%) MuleSoft
6 4 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.76%) Zend
7 3 (0.57%) Splunk
8 2 (0.38%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.19%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.19%) Google
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
Leeds
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Rate: £275 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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South Yorkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
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Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £450 per day
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North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
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