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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Contract jobs citing TDD 83 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.18% 3.03% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.91% 3.88% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 24 18
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£400 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
TDD
South West

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
697 618 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.10% 78.13% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 459 270
Average daily rate £398 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £17.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.20 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 94 (89.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) Scrum
3 48 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 42 (40.00%) HTML
5 41 (39.05%) CSS
6 40 (38.10%) E-Commerce
7 37 (35.24%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (34.29%) Software Engineering
9 33 (31.43%) .NET
10 31 (29.52%) BDD
11 29 (27.62%) Node.js
11 29 (27.62%) Objective-C
12 28 (26.67%) MVC
12 28 (26.67%) REST
12 28 (26.67%) Apple iOS
13 27 (25.71%) Android
14 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
15 25 (23.81%) C#
16 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
17 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET
18 22 (20.95%) Java
18 22 (20.95%) AngularJS
18 22 (20.95%) Android Development
18 22 (20.95%) API Integration
19 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (19.05%) Web Services
20 19 (18.10%) OO
20 19 (18.10%) iOS Development
21 16 (15.24%) HTML5
22 13 (12.38%) JSON

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 29 (27.62%) Node.js
2 4 (3.81%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) IIS
3 2 (1.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.95%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.95%) Mule
4 1 (0.95%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.95%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.71%) SaaS
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) DVB
2 1 (0.95%) Broadband
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.57%) SQLite
4 7 (6.67%) MySQL
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.71%) MS Access
6 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.90%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.71%) Grunt
6 5 (4.76%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.81%) gulp
7 4 (3.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.81%) Mechanoid
7 4 (3.81%) Robolectric
7 4 (3.81%) Selenium
7 4 (3.81%) Mocha
7 4 (3.81%) Robotium
8 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.86%) Subversion
8 3 (2.86%) CasperJS
8 3 (2.86%) Calabash
9 2 (1.90%) JIRA
9 2 (1.90%) Behat
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.86%) Electronics
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (65.71%) Developer
2 24 (22.86%) Software Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Android Software Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Android Developer
6 8 (7.62%) AWS Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Programmer
10 3 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) HTML
2 41 (39.05%) CSS
3 33 (31.43%) .NET
4 28 (26.67%) REST
5 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET
6 22 (20.95%) AngularJS
7 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (19.05%) Web Services
8 16 (15.24%) HTML5
9 13 (12.38%) JSON
10 12 (11.43%) Cocoa
10 12 (11.43%) jQuery
10 12 (11.43%) Cocoa Touch
11 10 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 10 (9.52%) Android SDK
12 8 (7.62%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.67%) Entity Framework
13 7 (6.67%) React
14 6 (5.71%) Express
14 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) User Experience
2 10 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.81%) DTV
6 3 (2.86%) iPad
6 3 (2.86%) iPhone
7 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) MPEG
8 1 (0.95%) IPTV
8 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 27 (25.71%) Android
3 13 (12.38%) Linux
4 8 (7.62%) Windows
5 7 (6.67%) Windows Phone 7
5 7 (6.67%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.81%) CentOS
7 1 (0.95%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (89.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) Scrum
3 40 (38.10%) E-Commerce
4 37 (35.24%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (34.29%) Software Engineering
6 31 (29.52%) BDD
7 28 (26.67%) MVC
8 22 (20.95%) Android Development
8 22 (20.95%) API Integration
9 19 (18.10%) iOS Development
9 19 (18.10%) OO
10 13 (12.38%) Kanban
11 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.52%) Open Source
13 9 (8.57%) OOD
14 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.62%) OOA/OOD
15 7 (6.67%) OOP
15 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
15 7 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 29 (27.62%) Objective-C
3 25 (23.81%) C#
4 22 (20.95%) Java
5 13 (12.38%) Apple Swift
6 9 (8.57%) PHP
7 7 (6.67%) Ruby
7 7 (6.67%) SQL
8 6 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.71%) VBA
9 4 (3.81%) Python
10 3 (2.86%) C
10 3 (2.86%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.95%) PHP5
11 1 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.95%) HND
2 1 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Zend
3 4 (3.81%) Google
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.95%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
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