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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.15% 8.79% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 13.79% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
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 £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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 58 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 82.76% 63.74% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 66
Average daily rate £380 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £43.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.76% +32.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

TDD
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

TDD
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 24 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle