The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 50 21
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Contract jobs citing TDD 55 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.98% 2.00% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 2.62% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 34
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£400 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £493 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
694 648 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.52% 76.15% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 463 318
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 92 (89.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) Scrum
3 50 (48.54%) JavaScript
4 42 (40.78%) E-Commerce
5 39 (37.86%) HTML
5 39 (37.86%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (36.89%) CSS
7 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
8 32 (31.07%) BDD
9 31 (30.10%) .NET
10 30 (29.13%) Objective-C
10 30 (29.13%) Node.js
10 30 (29.13%) Apple iOS
11 29 (28.16%) Android
12 28 (27.18%) MVC
13 27 (26.21%) REST
14 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
14 24 (23.30%) Android Development
14 24 (23.30%) C#
15 22 (21.36%) OO
15 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
15 22 (21.36%) API Integration
16 21 (20.39%) Web Services
17 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
17 20 (19.42%) iOS Development
18 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
19 18 (17.48%) Java
20 17 (16.50%) HTML5
21 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
22 15 (14.56%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 30 (29.13%) Node.js
2 4 (3.88%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.97%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.97%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.80%) SaaS
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) DVB
2 1 (0.97%) Broadband
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.71%) SQLite
4 9 (8.74%) MySQL
5 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.94%) MS Access
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.94%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.83%) Grunt
5 5 (4.85%) Mechanoid
5 5 (4.85%) Robolectric
5 5 (4.85%) Robotium
5 5 (4.85%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.88%) Mocha
6 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.88%) gulp
7 3 (2.91%) CasperJS
7 3 (2.91%) Subversion
7 3 (2.91%) Selenium
7 3 (2.91%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.91%) Calabash
8 2 (1.94%) Behat
8 2 (1.94%) JIRA
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.91%) Electronics
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (65.05%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) Software Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (11.65%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Android Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Android Software Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.80%) AWS Developer
7 6 (5.83%) iOS Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Tester
10 3 (2.91%) Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.86%) HTML
2 38 (36.89%) CSS
3 31 (30.10%) .NET
4 27 (26.21%) REST
5 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
6 21 (20.39%) Web Services
7 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
8 17 (16.50%) HTML5
9 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (12.62%) jQuery
11 12 (11.65%) Cocoa
11 12 (11.65%) JSON
11 12 (11.65%) Cocoa Touch
12 10 (9.71%) Android SDK
13 9 (8.74%) .NET Framework
14 8 (7.77%) Backbone.js
15 7 (6.80%) Entity Framework
15 7 (6.80%) Express
15 7 (6.80%) React
16 6 (5.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) User Experience
2 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.74%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.85%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.85%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.88%) iPhone
5 4 (3.88%) DTV
5 4 (3.88%) iPad
6 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.97%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.97%) IPTV
7 1 (0.97%) MPEG
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Apple iOS
2 29 (28.16%) Android
3 12 (11.65%) Linux
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Phone
4 9 (8.74%) Windows
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (3.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.97%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (89.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) Scrum
3 42 (40.78%) E-Commerce
4 39 (37.86%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
6 32 (31.07%) BDD
7 28 (27.18%) MVC
8 24 (23.30%) Android Development
9 22 (21.36%) API Integration
9 22 (21.36%) OO
10 20 (19.42%) iOS Development
11 15 (14.56%) Kanban
12 14 (13.59%) Unit Testing
13 11 (10.68%) OOD
14 10 (9.71%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (8.74%) OOP
16 7 (6.80%) Automated Testing
17 6 (5.83%) Open Source
18 5 (4.85%) Data Protection
18 5 (4.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) JavaScript
2 30 (29.13%) Objective-C
3 24 (23.30%) C#
4 18 (17.48%) Java
5 13 (12.62%) Apple Swift
6 10 (9.71%) PHP
7 7 (6.80%) Ruby
8 6 (5.83%) Python
9 4 (3.88%) SQL
9 4 (3.88%) C
9 4 (3.88%) C++
10 3 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.94%) VBA
12 1 (0.97%) PHP5
12 1 (0.97%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.97%) Clojure
12 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (6.80%) Zend
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) Google
4 3 (2.91%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.97%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.97%) Siebel
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago