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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 176 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.43% 2.73% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 3.71% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 53 12
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£375 £295 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.84%
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
2162 1859 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.93% 73.59% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1150 738
Average daily rate £363 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 55
Average hourly rate £17.94 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.21 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +29 131 £375 +27.11% 43
North Yorkshire +13 26 £340 +19.29% 14
South Yorkshire +8 14 £323 -16.77% 6
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 211 (77.57%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (47.79%) MVC
3 116 (42.65%) JavaScript
4 113 (41.54%) C#
4 113 (41.54%) Java
5 110 (40.44%) HTML
6 109 (40.07%) .NET
7 91 (33.46%) CSS
8 85 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (30.15%) BDD
10 80 (29.41%) SQL
11 77 (28.31%) jQuery
12 65 (23.90%) ASP.NET
13 63 (23.16%) Scrum
14 58 (21.32%) SQL Server
15 55 (20.22%) .NET Framework
16 45 (16.54%) Ruby
16 45 (16.54%) OO
17 44 (16.18%) XML
18 42 (15.44%) Subversion
18 42 (15.44%) Git (software)
19 40 (14.71%) Oracle
20 39 (14.34%) PHP
21 38 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
22 37 (13.60%) NoSQL
22 37 (13.60%) Web Services
23 35 (12.87%) Linux
23 35 (12.87%) MongoDB
23 35 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
24 34 (12.50%) Entity Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 22 (8.09%) Node.js
2 16 (5.88%) IIS
3 10 (3.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (2.94%) Apache
4 8 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.57%) JBoss
6 6 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.21%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.10%) CMS
8 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.10%) nginx
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.37%) CICS
10 1 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Simulink
2 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.10%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.10%) Route 53
3 3 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.35%) HTTP
2 15 (5.51%) Firewall
3 3 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.60%) NoSQL
3 35 (12.87%) MongoDB
4 31 (11.40%) Relational Database
5 21 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (6.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (5.15%) MySQL
9 12 (4.41%) Couchbase
10 11 (4.04%) Redis
11 10 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.94%) Neo4j
13 7 (2.57%) SimpleDB
14 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.21%) Pentaho
15 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.84%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.47%) DB2
16 4 (1.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 42 (15.44%) Subversion
1 42 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (11.40%) Cucumber
4 29 (10.66%) Visual Studio
5 25 (9.19%) Selenium
6 23 (8.46%) NUnit
7 19 (6.99%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.15%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (5.15%) JUnit
9 11 (4.04%) IntelliJ
10 10 (3.68%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.68%) Capybara
11 9 (3.31%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (2.94%) Sahi
12 8 (2.94%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.94%) WATIR
13 7 (2.57%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.57%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.57%) Maven
General
1 20 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (1.47%) Back Office
3 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Electronics
5 1 (0.37%) Automotive
5 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 208 (76.47%) Developer
2 83 (30.51%) .NET Developer
3 56 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 27 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 16 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 14 (5.15%) Analyst
8 13 (4.78%) Agile Coach
9 12 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.04%) Ruby Developer
11 10 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.68%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) Agile .NET Developer
12 9 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.94%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.57%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (2.57%) SQL Developer
14 7 (2.57%) QA Analyst
15 6 (2.21%) Senior PHP Developer
15 6 (2.21%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (40.44%) HTML
2 109 (40.07%) .NET
3 91 (33.46%) CSS
4 77 (28.31%) jQuery
5 65 (23.90%) ASP.NET
6 55 (20.22%) .NET Framework
7 44 (16.18%) XML
8 38 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (13.60%) Web Services
10 34 (12.50%) JSON
10 34 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 33 (12.13%) HTML5
11 33 (12.13%) REST
11 33 (12.13%) Hibernate
12 32 (11.76%) CSS3
13 27 (9.93%) RESTful
13 27 (9.93%) Spring
14 26 (9.56%) J2EE
15 25 (9.19%) Ajax
16 20 (7.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.03%) Open Source
2 6 (2.21%) Client/Server
2 6 (2.21%) Smartcard
2 6 (2.21%) PKI
3 5 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (1.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
5 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.74%) W3C
5 2 (0.74%) RIA
5 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.37%) NHS
6 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.37%) Blog
6 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.87%) Linux
2 24 (8.82%) UNIX
3 18 (6.62%) Windows
3 18 (6.62%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.68%) Android
5 8 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.21%) CentOS
7 5 (1.84%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (77.57%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (47.79%) MVC
3 85 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (30.15%) BDD
5 63 (23.16%) Scrum
6 45 (16.54%) OO
7 33 (12.13%) Web Design
8 31 (11.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (11.03%) Test Automation
10 28 (10.29%) Unit Testing
10 28 (10.29%) Pair Programming
11 27 (9.93%) Web Development
12 26 (9.56%) Software Engineering
13 21 (7.72%) Configuration Management
13 21 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (6.62%) Mobile Development
15 16 (5.88%) ATDD
16 15 (5.51%) Kanban
16 15 (5.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 13 (4.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 116 (42.65%) JavaScript
2 113 (41.54%) C#
2 113 (41.54%) Java
3 80 (29.41%) SQL
4 45 (16.54%) Ruby
5 39 (14.34%) PHP
6 22 (8.09%) Python
7 20 (7.35%) T-SQL
8 18 (6.62%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.94%) VB
10 7 (2.57%) C++
10 7 (2.57%) VB6
11 6 (2.21%) XPath
11 6 (2.21%) PHP5
11 6 (2.21%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.84%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.84%) Scala
13 4 (1.47%) Perl
14 2 (0.74%) C
15 1 (0.37%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.41%) Degree
2 6 (2.21%) MCAD
2 6 (2.21%) MCSD
2 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.03%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (7.35%) Puppet
1 20 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.68%) Ansible
2 10 (3.68%) Graylog
3 8 (2.94%) Salt
4 6 (2.21%) OpenIDM
5 3 (1.10%) Graphite
5 3 (1.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 40 (14.71%) Oracle
2 27 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.51%) Zend
4 10 (3.68%) VMware
4 10 (3.68%) Akamai
4 10 (3.68%) New Relic
5 6 (2.21%) Splunk
5 6 (2.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.21%) Cisco
6 5 (1.84%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) HP
8 1 (0.37%) hybris
8 1 (0.37%) SaltStack
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