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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 26 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 131 182 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.97% 6.54% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 8.08% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 142 85
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 £350 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
1816 2253 2066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.81% 80.93% 81.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1501 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 £300 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 63 55
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 86 £400 -4.76% 51
South Yorkshire +12 44 £425 +21.42% 13
North Yorkshire +3 1 £400 +10.34% 18
East Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 251 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (58.33%) Java
3 135 (45.00%) BDD
4 104 (34.67%) Scrum
5 91 (30.33%) JavaScript
6 78 (26.00%) HTML
7 72 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 67 (22.33%) CSS
8 67 (22.33%) Spring
9 59 (19.67%) Kanban
9 59 (19.67%) Jenkins
10 55 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (18.33%) RESTful
11 54 (18.00%) Scala
12 52 (17.33%) Selenium
13 49 (16.33%) Ruby
14 48 (16.00%) Linux
14 48 (16.00%) REST
15 47 (15.67%) Microservices
16 46 (15.33%) Python
17 45 (15.00%) Open Source
18 44 (14.67%) SQL
19 43 (14.33%) Web Services
19 43 (14.33%) HTML5
19 43 (14.33%) Relational Database
19 43 (14.33%) DevOps
19 43 (14.33%) AngularJS
20 41 (13.67%) User Stories
20 41 (13.67%) JIRA
21 40 (13.33%) MongoDB

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 30 (10.00%) Confluence
2 16 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.00%) Mule
5 8 (2.67%) Apache
6 6 (2.00%) CMS
6 6 (2.00%) Mule ESB
7 5 (1.67%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.67%) nginx
7 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.67%) WordPress
8 3 (1.00%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.00%) Jetty
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.33%) GitHub
2 13 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.67%) IaaS
4 8 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.67%) Loggly
4 8 (2.67%) Sumo Logic
5 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.33%) CloudBees
7 3 (1.00%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.00%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Force.com
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.33%) Internet
2 13 (4.33%) HTTP
3 5 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) BGP
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.33%) DWDM
4 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.33%) MPLS
4 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.33%) VLAN
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.33%) Relational Database
2 40 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 37 (12.33%) NoSQL
4 30 (10.00%) MySQL
5 23 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (4.00%) Redis
8 12 (4.00%) Riak
9 7 (2.33%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.00%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.67%) HBase
12 3 (1.00%) Big Data
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.33%) DB2
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 72 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 59 (19.67%) Jenkins
3 52 (17.33%) Selenium
4 41 (13.67%) JIRA
5 35 (11.67%) Cucumber
6 25 (8.33%) Maven
7 20 (6.67%) WebDriver
8 17 (5.67%) JUnit
9 15 (5.00%) Mockito
10 12 (4.00%) Spock
11 11 (3.67%) Grunt
11 11 (3.67%) jMock
11 11 (3.67%) Vagrant
12 9 (3.00%) EasyMock
13 7 (2.33%) Gradle
13 7 (2.33%) Hudson
13 7 (2.33%) RSpec
14 6 (2.00%) SonarQube
14 6 (2.00%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (5.33%) Finance
2 10 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.33%) Advertising
3 7 (2.33%) Retail
4 5 (1.67%) Marketing
5 4 (1.33%) Electronics
5 4 (1.33%) Games
5 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 204 (68.00%) Developer
2 87 (29.00%) Java Developer
3 41 (13.67%) Architect
4 33 (11.00%) Technical Architect
5 26 (8.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (7.67%) Agile Developer
7 22 (7.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 20 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 19 (6.33%) PHP Developer
10 16 (5.33%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (5.00%) Automation Tester
11 15 (5.00%) Tester
12 14 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (4.33%) Android Developer
13 13 (4.33%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.67%) Scala Developer
14 11 (3.67%) Technical Leader
15 9 (3.00%) iOS Developer
15 9 (3.00%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.00%) HTML
2 67 (22.33%) CSS
2 67 (22.33%) Spring
3 55 (18.33%) RESTful
4 48 (16.00%) REST
5 43 (14.33%) AngularJS
5 43 (14.33%) HTML5
5 43 (14.33%) Web Services
6 39 (13.00%) JSON
7 27 (9.00%) .NET
7 27 (9.00%) CSS3
8 26 (8.67%) Node.js
9 23 (7.67%) SOAP
10 21 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (6.67%) jQuery
11 20 (6.67%) Play Framework
12 19 (6.33%) Spring Boot
13 17 (5.67%) Ajax
13 17 (5.67%) XML
14 16 (5.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.00%) User Experience
2 21 (7.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.00%) Social Media
5 8 (2.67%) Tandem
6 7 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.33%) iPhone
6 7 (2.33%) RIA
7 5 (1.67%) Replication
8 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.00%) Animation
9 3 (1.00%) Fintech
10 2 (0.67%) Blog
10 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.67%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.67%) Wiki
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.00%) Linux
2 20 (6.67%) Unix
3 17 (5.67%) Android
4 13 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.00%) CoreOS
7 5 (1.67%) CentOS
8 2 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (45.00%) BDD
3 104 (34.67%) Scrum
4 59 (19.67%) Kanban
5 55 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (15.67%) Microservices
7 45 (15.00%) Open Source
8 43 (14.33%) DevOps
9 41 (13.67%) User Stories
10 37 (12.33%) MVC
11 34 (11.33%) Automated Testing
12 31 (10.33%) Prototyping
12 31 (10.33%) Software Architecture
13 30 (10.00%) OO
13 30 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 28 (9.33%) Mentoring
14 28 (9.33%) Product Management
15 26 (8.67%) Test Automation
16 25 (8.33%) Configuration Management
17 24 (8.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (58.33%) Java
2 91 (30.33%) JavaScript
3 54 (18.00%) Scala
4 49 (16.33%) Ruby
5 46 (15.33%) Python
6 44 (14.67%) SQL
7 36 (12.00%) C#
8 31 (10.33%) PHP
9 12 (4.00%) Apple Swift
10 11 (3.67%) Clojure
11 6 (2.00%) Go
11 6 (2.00%) Groovy
12 5 (1.67%) C++
12 5 (1.67%) PHP 5
13 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.33%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.00%) C
14 3 (1.00%) Korn
14 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (1.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) ISEB
4 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.33%) CCNP
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.67%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) FATCA
2 3 (1.00%) SDET
2 3 (1.00%) WCAG
3 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (11.67%) Docker
2 6 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.67%) GlusterFS
3 5 (1.67%) HDFS
3 5 (1.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (9.67%) Puppet
2 18 (6.00%) Ansible
2 18 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.67%) ZABBIX
4 8 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.67%) Nagios
4 8 (2.67%) Salt
5 5 (1.67%) Kibana
5 5 (1.67%) logstash
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (5.67%) Oracle
2 12 (4.00%) MuleSoft
3 11 (3.67%) Google
3 11 (3.67%) Splunk
4 8 (2.67%) New Relic
4 8 (2.67%) Rackspace
4 8 (2.67%) SaltStack
5 6 (2.00%) VMware
5 6 (2.00%) Zend
6 5 (1.67%) SAP
7 3 (1.00%) hybris
7 3 (1.00%) IBM
7 3 (1.00%) Solace
8 2 (0.67%) Apple
8 2 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.67%) HP
8 2 (0.67%) Kony
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.67%) Telerik
8 2 (0.67%) Temenos
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