The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Contract jobs citing TDD 81 162 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.07% 11.34% 10.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% 13.30% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 129 84
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 859 1218 1026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.56% 85.29% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 866 687
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 17
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Leeds

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Leeds

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Leeds

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for TDD.

1 144 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (54.07%) Java
3 72 (41.86%) BDD
4 62 (36.05%) JavaScript
5 49 (28.49%) HTML
6 45 (26.16%) Jenkins
7 43 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 42 (24.42%) Scrum
9 41 (23.84%) Spring
10 40 (23.26%) Git (software)
11 36 (20.93%) CSS
11 36 (20.93%) Open Source
12 35 (20.35%) HTML5
12 35 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (19.77%) MongoDB
14 33 (19.19%) Scala
14 33 (19.19%) Python
15 32 (18.60%) REST
16 30 (17.44%) RESTful
17 29 (16.86%) JIRA
17 29 (16.86%) SQL
18 27 (15.70%) Microservices
19 26 (15.12%) CSS3
19 26 (15.12%) NoSQL
19 26 (15.12%) Confluence
20 25 (14.53%) Ruby
20 25 (14.53%) Selenium
21 24 (13.95%) Kanban
21 24 (13.95%) MySQL
21 24 (13.95%) Software Engineering

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 26 (15.12%) Confluence
2 8 (4.65%) Mule
3 7 (4.07%) Apache
4 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.91%) Mule ESB
4 5 (2.91%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.74%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.74%) CMS
5 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.74%) nginx
5 3 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.40%) IaaS
3 8 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (4.65%) Loggly
3 8 (4.65%) Sumo Logic
4 7 (4.07%) GitHub
5 4 (2.33%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.74%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.74%) PaaS
6 3 (1.74%) Slack
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.23%) Internet
2 6 (3.49%) HTTP
3 5 (2.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) BGP
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.58%) DWDM
4 1 (0.58%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.58%) MPLS
4 1 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.58%) VLAN
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) MongoDB
2 26 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 24 (13.95%) MySQL
4 22 (12.79%) Relational Database
5 21 (12.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.98%) Riak
8 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
9 8 (4.65%) Redis
10 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.91%) HBase
10 5 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.16%) Big Data
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 45 (26.16%) Jenkins
2 40 (23.26%) Git (software)
3 29 (16.86%) JIRA
4 25 (14.53%) Selenium
5 23 (13.37%) Cucumber
6 22 (12.79%) Maven
7 16 (9.30%) JUnit
8 10 (5.81%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.65%) Grunt
9 8 (4.65%) Vagrant
10 7 (4.07%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.91%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.91%) Subversion
12 4 (2.33%) Mockito
13 3 (1.74%) Calabash
13 3 (1.74%) Mocha
13 3 (1.74%) Protractor
13 3 (1.74%) RSpec
14 2 (1.16%) Spock
General
1 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.07%) Advertising
3 6 (3.49%) Finance
4 4 (2.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.74%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 116 (67.44%) Developer
2 39 (22.67%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (9.88%) Architect
5 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.98%) PHP Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Agile Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Android Developer
7 11 (6.40%) iOS Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.81%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.81%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (5.81%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.23%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.23%) Tester
10 8 (4.65%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Java Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.49%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.49%) HTML
2 43 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 41 (23.84%) Spring
4 36 (20.93%) CSS
5 35 (20.35%) HTML5
6 32 (18.60%) REST
7 30 (17.44%) RESTful
8 26 (15.12%) CSS3
9 22 (12.79%) JSON
9 22 (12.79%) Node.js
10 19 (11.05%) .NET
10 19 (11.05%) jQuery
11 17 (9.88%) Play Framework
11 17 (9.88%) React
11 17 (9.88%) Web Services
12 16 (9.30%) Django
12 16 (9.30%) SOAP
13 15 (8.72%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (7.56%) Ajax
14 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.88%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.98%) Algorithms
3 11 (6.40%) User Experience
4 9 (5.23%) Data Structures
4 9 (5.23%) iPhone
5 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.49%) Social Media
6 5 (2.91%) Replication
6 5 (2.91%) Tandem
7 4 (2.33%) RIA
8 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.74%) Wiki
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.58%) Animation
10 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.58%) iPad
10 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.58%) NHS
10 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.47%) Linux
2 15 (8.72%) Android
3 13 (7.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.91%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.86%) BDD
3 42 (24.42%) Scrum
4 36 (20.93%) Open Source
5 35 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (15.70%) Microservices
7 24 (13.95%) Kanban
7 24 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 23 (13.37%) MVC
9 22 (12.79%) Automated Testing
10 21 (12.21%) DevOps
11 19 (11.05%) User Stories
12 15 (8.72%) Android Development
12 15 (8.72%) Front End Development
12 15 (8.72%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.72%) OO
12 15 (8.72%) SOA
12 15 (8.72%) Test Automation
13 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
13 14 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 93 (54.07%) Java
2 62 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 33 (19.19%) Python
3 33 (19.19%) Scala
4 29 (16.86%) SQL
5 25 (14.53%) Ruby
6 23 (13.37%) C#
6 23 (13.37%) PHP
7 13 (7.56%) Apple Swift
8 7 (4.07%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.49%) Go
10 4 (2.33%) C++
10 4 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.16%) Korn
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (2.91%) Degree
1 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) ISEB
2 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) CCNP
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) FATCA
2 2 (1.16%) SDET
2 2 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (12.21%) Docker
2 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.91%) HDFS
3 5 (2.91%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (13.37%) Puppet
2 15 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.14%) Ansible
4 8 (4.65%) Nagios
4 8 (4.65%) Salt
4 8 (4.65%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.91%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (6.98%) Oracle
2 11 (6.40%) Google
2 11 (6.40%) Splunk
3 10 (5.81%) MuleSoft
4 8 (4.65%) New Relic
4 8 (4.65%) Rackspace
4 8 (4.65%) SaltStack
5 6 (3.49%) VMware
6 3 (1.74%) hybris
6 3 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.16%) Solace
7 2 (1.16%) Zend
8 1 (0.58%) Apple
8 1 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.58%) F5
8 1 (0.58%) IBM
8 1 (0.58%) Kony
8 1 (0.58%) Temenos
8 1 (0.58%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago