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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 169 89 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.82% 3.51% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 4.77% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 74 35
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
2327 1866 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.13% 73.49% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1215 779
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £86.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +13 123 £400 +24.03% 37
North Yorkshire +10 27 £340 +4.61% 8
South Yorkshire -4 14 £325 -13.33% 9
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 206 (78.03%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 117 (44.32%) MVC
4 116 (43.94%) HTML
5 111 (42.05%) Java
6 102 (38.64%) .NET
7 96 (36.36%) C#
7 96 (36.36%) CSS
8 88 (33.33%) BDD
9 79 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (29.55%) jQuery
11 73 (27.65%) SQL
12 65 (24.62%) Scrum
13 61 (23.11%) ASP.NET
14 57 (21.59%) SQL Server
15 50 (18.94%) .NET Framework
16 47 (17.80%) Git (software)
17 46 (17.42%) XML
18 39 (14.77%) OO
19 38 (14.39%) Web Services
19 38 (14.39%) NoSQL
20 37 (14.02%) Oracle
20 37 (14.02%) Web Design
21 36 (13.64%) Subversion
21 36 (13.64%) REST
22 35 (13.26%) Open Source
22 35 (13.26%) Responsive Web Design
22 35 (13.26%) Ruby
22 35 (13.26%) PHP
23 34 (12.88%) Linux

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (7.58%) Node.js
2 14 (5.30%) IIS
3 13 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (3.79%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.41%) JBoss
6 7 (2.65%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (2.27%) Apache
8 5 (1.89%) CMS
9 3 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.76%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) Jetty
11 1 (0.38%) CICS
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Simulink
2 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.76%) Route 53
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.95%) HTTP
2 19 (7.20%) Firewall
3 4 (1.52%) Internet
4 3 (1.14%) Skype
5 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.38%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.39%) NoSQL
3 34 (12.88%) Relational Database
4 33 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 23 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (6.06%) MySQL
7 16 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.17%) Couchbase
9 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.03%) Neo4j
10 8 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.65%) Redis
12 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.27%) SimpleDB
12 6 (2.27%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.89%) DB2
14 4 (1.52%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (17.80%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.64%) Subversion
3 30 (11.36%) Cucumber
4 27 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (9.85%) Selenium
6 23 (8.71%) NUnit
6 23 (8.71%) Jenkins
7 21 (7.95%) Visual Studio
8 15 (5.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (5.30%) JUnit
9 14 (5.30%) IntelliJ
10 13 (4.92%) TeamCity
10 13 (4.92%) Capybara
11 9 (3.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (3.41%) SpecFlow
12 8 (3.03%) Sahi
12 8 (3.03%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.03%) WATIR
13 7 (2.65%) Jasmine
14 6 (2.27%) QUnit
General
1 18 (6.82%) Finance
2 4 (1.52%) Back Office
3 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.38%) Automotive
4 1 (0.38%) Legal
4 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 210 (79.55%) Developer
2 78 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 60 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 26 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.58%) PHP Developer
5 20 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 14 (5.30%) Ruby Developer
6 14 (5.30%) Analyst
7 13 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (3.79%) Agile .NET Developer
9 10 (3.79%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (2.65%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.65%) QA Analyst
11 6 (2.27%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (2.27%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (43.94%) HTML
2 102 (38.64%) .NET
3 96 (36.36%) CSS
4 78 (29.55%) jQuery
5 61 (23.11%) ASP.NET
6 50 (18.94%) .NET Framework
7 46 (17.42%) XML
8 38 (14.39%) Web Services
9 36 (13.64%) REST
10 32 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (12.12%) HTML5
11 31 (11.74%) CSS3
11 31 (11.74%) JSON
12 29 (10.98%) Entity Framework
12 29 (10.98%) Hibernate
13 28 (10.61%) RESTful
14 27 (10.23%) Ajax
15 25 (9.47%) Spring
16 22 (8.33%) J2EE
17 19 (7.20%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.26%) Open Source
2 6 (2.27%) Smartcard
2 6 (2.27%) PKI
3 5 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.76%) User Experience
6 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.76%) W3C
6 2 (0.76%) RIA
7 1 (0.38%) Blog
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.88%) Linux
2 27 (10.23%) UNIX
3 21 (7.95%) Windows
4 19 (7.20%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.41%) Android
6 7 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Phone
7 6 (2.27%) CentOS
8 5 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (78.03%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (44.32%) MVC
3 88 (33.33%) BDD
4 79 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (24.62%) Scrum
6 39 (14.77%) OO
7 37 (14.02%) Web Design
8 35 (13.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (12.88%) Pair Programming
10 26 (9.85%) Unit Testing
11 25 (9.47%) Web Development
12 24 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 21 (7.95%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.68%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.68%) Kanban
15 14 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (4.92%) Automated Testing
17 12 (4.55%) DevOps
17 12 (4.55%) Mobile Development
18 11 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 111 (42.05%) Java
3 96 (36.36%) C#
4 73 (27.65%) SQL
5 35 (13.26%) Ruby
5 35 (13.26%) PHP
6 18 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 16 (6.06%) Python
8 8 (3.03%) VB
9 7 (2.65%) VB6
9 7 (2.65%) XPath
10 6 (2.27%) PHP5
11 5 (1.89%) C++
11 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.89%) Scala
11 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.76%) Perl
12 2 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (4.92%) Degree
2 6 (2.27%) MCAD
2 6 (2.27%) MCSD
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (7.58%) Puppet
3 15 (5.68%) Ansible
4 13 (4.92%) Graylog
5 7 (2.65%) Salt
6 6 (2.27%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 37 (14.02%) Oracle
2 25 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.92%) Zend
3 13 (4.92%) VMware
3 13 (4.92%) New Relic
3 13 (4.92%) Akamai
4 6 (2.27%) Splunk
4 6 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.27%) Cisco
5 5 (1.89%) IBM
5 5 (1.89%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.76%) hybris
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
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