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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 80 86 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.36% 3.94% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 5.21% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 67 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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
1802 1650 2045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.59% 75.51% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 916 1069
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 66 59
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +74.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 -8 44 £375 +25.00% 31
South Yorkshire +14 22 £338 +9.75% 16
North Yorkshire +4 11 £288 -0.86% 14
East Yorkshire - - - - 5
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 127 (75.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (41.07%) Java
3 64 (38.10%) BDD
4 61 (36.31%) MVC
5 60 (35.71%) C#
6 50 (29.76%) PHP
7 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
7 47 (27.98%) .NET
8 42 (25.00%) HTML
9 41 (24.40%) Scrum
10 38 (22.62%) SQL
11 37 (22.02%) CSS
12 36 (21.43%) Web Services
13 35 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (19.05%) QA
15 31 (18.45%) Cucumber
16 29 (17.26%) Selenium
16 29 (17.26%) Ruby
17 28 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 28 (16.67%) jQuery
18 27 (16.07%) Linux
19 26 (15.48%) Spring
19 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
20 23 (13.69%) Hibernate
20 23 (13.69%) User Stories
21 21 (12.50%) Subversion
22 20 (11.90%) Spring MVC
22 20 (11.90%) Zend
22 20 (11.90%) HTML5
23 19 (11.31%) OO

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (7.14%) Node.js
2 10 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.36%) CMS
4 5 (2.98%) Apache
5 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.38%) Kentico
6 3 (1.79%) Magnolia
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.79%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.19%) nginx
8 1 (0.60%) Jetty
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.60%) Route 53
4 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) SSL
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) NoSQL
1 15 (8.93%) MySQL
2 11 (6.55%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 7 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.57%) SimpleDB
6 6 (3.57%) Redis
7 4 (2.38%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.19%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.60%) Big Data
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (18.45%) Cucumber
2 29 (17.26%) Selenium
3 21 (12.50%) Subversion
4 14 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (7.74%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.95%) Git (software)
7 9 (5.36%) JBehave
7 9 (5.36%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.76%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.17%) Hudson
10 6 (3.57%) Maven
11 4 (2.38%) NUnit
11 4 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (2.38%) LLBLGen Pro
11 4 (2.38%) MSTest
11 4 (2.38%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.19%) Behat
13 1 (0.60%) Gradle
13 1 (0.60%) Grunt
General
1 9 (5.36%) Finance
2 4 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.19%) Retail
3 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (62.50%) Developer
2 29 (17.26%) .NET Developer
3 28 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 24 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 24 (14.29%) Tester
5 14 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 11 (6.55%) Functional Tester
6 11 (6.55%) Software Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Manual Tester
7 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.76%) Agile Coach
10 7 (4.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.17%) Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (2.98%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.98%) .NET
2 42 (25.00%) HTML
3 37 (22.02%) CSS
4 36 (21.43%) Web Services
5 28 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 28 (16.67%) jQuery
6 26 (15.48%) Spring
7 23 (13.69%) Hibernate
8 20 (11.90%) Spring MVC
8 20 (11.90%) HTML5
9 18 (10.71%) J2EE
10 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (9.52%) CSS3
12 14 (8.33%) Symfony
13 13 (7.74%) WCF
14 12 (7.14%) REST
15 10 (5.95%) NHibernate
15 10 (5.95%) Ajax
16 9 (5.36%) .NET Framework
16 9 (5.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.95%) Open Source
3 8 (4.76%) iPhone
4 7 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.98%) W3C
7 4 (2.38%) Handset
7 4 (2.38%) iPad
8 3 (1.79%) User Experience
8 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.60%) RIA
9 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.07%) Linux
2 12 (7.14%) Android
3 11 (6.55%) Windows
4 5 (2.98%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.38%) UNIX
5 4 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (75.60%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (38.10%) BDD
3 61 (36.31%) MVC
4 41 (24.40%) Scrum
5 35 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 23 (13.69%) User Stories
8 19 (11.31%) OO
9 18 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 17 (10.12%) Test Scripting
11 16 (9.52%) Web Development
12 15 (8.93%) OOP
13 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
14 12 (7.14%) DevOps
15 11 (6.55%) Functional Testing
15 11 (6.55%) Unit Testing
16 10 (5.95%) Project Management
16 10 (5.95%) Refactoring
17 9 (5.36%) ATDD
18 7 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.07%) Java
2 60 (35.71%) C#
3 50 (29.76%) PHP
4 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
5 38 (22.62%) SQL
6 29 (17.26%) Ruby
7 13 (7.74%) Python
7 13 (7.74%) C++
8 12 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.76%) PHP5
10 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.38%) Perl
11 4 (2.38%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.60%) Scala
14 1 (0.60%) VB6
14 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) ISEB
2 3 (1.79%) Degree
3 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Salt
1 11 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.19%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 20 (11.90%) Zend
2 12 (7.14%) Oracle
3 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.38%) Appcelerator
4 4 (2.38%) Sencha
5 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
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