The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 9 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7  
Contract jobs citing TDD 59 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.63% 3.40% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.95% 4.34% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 9
Median daily rate £438 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.87% +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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 370 415 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 79.23% 78.30% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 280 218
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.98% -5.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in South Yorkshire

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in South Yorkshire

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in South Yorkshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Sheffield +33 56 £450 +20.00% 9
TDD
Yorkshire

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 76 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (80.65%) Java
3 53 (56.99%) Linux
4 48 (51.61%) Git (software)
5 47 (50.54%) CSS
5 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
6 43 (46.24%) BDD
7 37 (39.78%) DevOps
7 37 (39.78%) Unix
8 36 (38.71%) Web Development
9 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (36.56%) Mac OS X
10 32 (34.41%) Web Services
11 31 (33.33%) HTML
11 31 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 31 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 31 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (27.96%) Mentoring
13 25 (26.88%) User Experience
13 25 (26.88%) Front End Development
14 23 (24.73%) REST
14 23 (24.73%) Ruby
15 22 (23.66%) Python
15 22 (23.66%) Line Management
16 20 (21.51%) Automated Testing
17 18 (19.35%) Scrum
17 18 (19.35%) HTTP
17 18 (19.35%) Prototyping
18 16 (17.20%) Web Design
19 15 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 12 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (3.23%) Jetty
4 2 (2.15%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.15%) nginx
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.30%) Redis
5 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) Selenium
3 9 (9.68%) Mockito
4 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.60%) jMock
5 7 (7.53%) Spock
6 6 (6.45%) EasyMock
7 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.38%) JUnit
7 5 (5.38%) Maven
7 5 (5.38%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.30%) Gradle
8 4 (4.30%) Hudson
8 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.15%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.15%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.15%) JIRA
9 2 (2.15%) NUnit
9 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.15%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Electronics
2 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.30%) Marketing
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (79.57%) Developer
2 50 (53.76%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (9.68%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 8 (8.60%) HTML Developer
5 8 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Architect
6 7 (7.53%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.45%) Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.54%) CSS
2 32 (34.41%) Web Services
3 31 (33.33%) HTML
4 23 (24.73%) REST
5 13 (13.98%) Spring
6 11 (11.83%) RESTful
7 10 (10.75%) SOAP
8 6 (6.45%) Spring Boot
9 5 (5.38%) Apache Camel
9 5 (5.38%) Apache CXF
9 5 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (5.38%) Gherkin
9 5 (5.38%) HTML5
9 5 (5.38%) J2EE
9 5 (5.38%) Node.js
10 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.30%) CSS3
10 4 (4.30%) XML
11 3 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) User Experience
2 3 (3.23%) RIA
3 2 (2.15%) Blog
3 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 53 (56.99%) Linux
2 37 (39.78%) Unix
3 34 (36.56%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.38%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.24%) BDD
3 37 (39.78%) DevOps
4 36 (38.71%) Web Development
5 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 31 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (27.96%) Mentoring
8 25 (26.88%) Front End Development
9 22 (23.66%) Line Management
10 20 (21.51%) Automated Testing
11 18 (19.35%) Prototyping
11 18 (19.35%) Scrum
12 16 (17.20%) Web Design
13 15 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (15.05%) Visualisation
15 13 (13.98%) Rapid Prototyping
16 10 (10.75%) Kanban
17 9 (9.68%) User Stories
18 8 (8.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) Java
2 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.73%) Ruby
4 22 (23.66%) Python
5 11 (11.83%) SQL
6 10 (10.75%) Scala
7 6 (6.45%) Clojure
8 2 (2.15%) Go
8 2 (2.15%) Groovy
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) C#
9 1 (1.08%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.08%) ES6
9 1 (1.08%) Jython
9 1 (1.08%) Korn
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.08%) VB
9 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Ansible
2 5 (5.38%) Kibana
2 5 (5.38%) logstash
3 3 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.30%) SAP
2 1 (1.08%) Solace
2 1 (1.08%) VMware
2 1 (1.08%) Zend
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago