The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.05% 2.63% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 3.37% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 89 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 75.79% 78.07% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 49
Average daily rate £418 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £335 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.56% -56.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Bournemouth region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) REST

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Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Java Concurrency
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle