The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 25 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Contract jobs citing TDD 64 57 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.01% 6.23% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 7.85% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 14
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
750 726 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.15% 79.34% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 578 493
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +97.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £100.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for TDD.

1 73 (76.04%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (63.54%) JavaScript
3 47 (48.96%) C#
4 45 (46.88%) .NET
5 40 (41.67%) MVC
6 38 (39.58%) HTML
6 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
7 35 (36.46%) BDD
8 34 (35.42%) AngularJS
8 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
8 34 (35.42%) CSS
9 33 (34.38%) E-Commerce
9 33 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (33.33%) Scrum
11 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (26.04%) TeamCity
13 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (21.88%) High Availability
15 20 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (19.79%) jQuery
17 18 (18.75%) QA
17 18 (18.75%) DevOps
18 17 (17.71%) Ruby
19 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
20 15 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
20 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
20 15 (15.63%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 13 (13.54%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.25%) Mule
3 6 (6.25%) Mule ESB
4 4 (4.17%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Liferay
6 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (13.54%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (10.42%) Amazon S3
4 10 (10.42%) GitHub
5 5 (5.21%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (15.63%) MySQL
4 14 (14.58%) NoSQL
5 13 (13.54%) Hadoop
6 9 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (9.38%) SQLite
7 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (5.21%) CouchDB
8 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.08%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) TeamCity
2 20 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.33%) Selenium
5 8 (8.33%) Subversion
6 7 (7.29%) JUnit
6 7 (7.29%) Maven
6 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.17%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.17%) Xcode
9 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.08%) Appium
10 2 (2.08%) Robotium
10 2 (2.08%) Sahi
10 2 (2.08%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.08%) WATIR
General
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Electronics
2 1 (1.04%) Legal
2 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
2 1 (1.04%) Publishing
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (72.92%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.54%) AWS Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.38%) iOS Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Senior iOS Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.25%) Agile Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Azure Developer
12 4 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (4.17%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (46.88%) .NET
2 38 (39.58%) HTML
3 34 (35.42%) AngularJS
3 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
3 34 (35.42%) CSS
4 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (19.79%) jQuery
7 15 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (15.63%) Web Services
8 13 (13.54%) REST
8 13 (13.54%) SOAP
9 12 (12.50%) Ember.js
10 11 (11.46%) Node.js
11 9 (9.38%) HTML5
12 8 (8.33%) RESTful
13 6 (6.25%) Cocoa
13 6 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
13 6 (6.25%) JSON
13 6 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) User Experience
2 13 (13.54%) Public Cloud
3 10 (10.42%) Blog
3 10 (10.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.04%) iPhone
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.29%) Android
3 4 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.04%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) MVC
3 35 (36.46%) BDD
4 33 (34.38%) E-Commerce
5 32 (33.33%) Scrum
6 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (21.88%) High Availability
8 18 (18.75%) DevOps
9 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (15.63%) Microservices
11 13 (13.54%) Kanban
12 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 11 (11.46%) Continuous Deployment
14 10 (10.42%) CQRS
14 10 (10.42%) iOS Development
15 9 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
16 8 (8.33%) Performance Testing
16 8 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (63.54%) JavaScript
2 47 (48.96%) C#
3 17 (17.71%) Ruby
4 15 (15.63%) Java
5 11 (11.46%) Scala
6 9 (9.38%) Python
6 9 (9.38%) SQL
7 8 (8.33%) Apple Swift
7 8 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.17%) Perl
8 4 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) Clojure
9 1 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) ISTQB
1 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.13%) IBM
3 3 (3.13%) Telerik
4 2 (2.08%) Sencha
4 2 (2.08%) Zend
5 1 (1.04%) Apple
5 1 (1.04%) ATG
5 1 (1.04%) hybris
5 1 (1.04%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
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