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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 51 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.31% 6.12% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 7.80% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
659 654 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.10% 78.51% 65.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 451 208
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 8
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £16.70 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (95.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Scrum
3 26 (36.62%) Software Engineering
4 24 (33.80%) Java
4 24 (33.80%) CSS
5 22 (30.99%) HTML
5 22 (30.99%) E-Commerce
6 21 (29.58%) .NET
7 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
7 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
7 20 (28.17%) MVC
7 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
8 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
9 17 (23.94%) PHP
9 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (22.54%) C#
10 16 (22.54%) SQL
11 15 (21.13%) Objective-C
11 15 (21.13%) BDD
12 14 (19.72%) Waterfall
12 14 (19.72%) Apple iOS
12 14 (19.72%) Open Source
12 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (19.72%) REST
12 14 (19.72%) V-Model
13 12 (16.90%) Android
13 12 (16.90%) Zend
13 12 (16.90%) MySQL
13 12 (16.90%) VB.NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (7.04%) Node.js
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
2 3 (4.23%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Drupal
4 1 (1.41%) Mule
4 1 (1.41%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) MySQL
3 11 (15.49%) MS Access
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.04%) SQLite
6 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.04%) Selenium
5 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.23%) Calabash
6 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.82%) JIRA
8 1 (1.41%) JUnit
8 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.41%) TestNG
8 1 (1.41%) Maven
8 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Behat
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Electronics
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) PHP Developer
3 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Programmer
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Android Developer
7 5 (7.04%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Android Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Tester
9 3 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) CSS
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
3 21 (29.58%) .NET
4 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
5 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (19.72%) REST
7 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 10 (14.08%) Symfony
8 9 (12.68%) Web Services
8 9 (12.68%) Doctrine
9 7 (9.86%) jQuery
9 7 (9.86%) JSON
9 7 (9.86%) Cocoa
9 7 (9.86%) Cocoa Touch
10 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.04%) LAMP
12 4 (5.63%) Android SDK
12 4 (5.63%) HTML5
12 4 (5.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Open Source
2 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) User Experience
3 4 (5.63%) DTV
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Apple iOS
2 12 (16.90%) Android
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) CentOS
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
5 3 (4.23%) Fedora
6 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (95.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Scrum
3 26 (36.62%) Software Engineering
4 22 (30.99%) E-Commerce
5 20 (28.17%) MVC
6 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (21.13%) BDD
8 14 (19.72%) Waterfall
8 14 (19.72%) V-Model
9 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (15.49%) iOS Development
10 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
11 9 (12.68%) Android Development
12 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
13 6 (8.45%) OO
14 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
15 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
15 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
15 4 (5.63%) Validation
15 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.94%) PHP
3 16 (22.54%) C#
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
4 15 (21.13%) Objective-C
5 12 (16.90%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.68%) VBA
6 9 (12.68%) Ruby
7 8 (11.27%) Apple Swift
7 8 (11.27%) PHP5
8 5 (7.04%) Python
9 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.63%) ISEB
3 4 (5.63%) HND
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Zend
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.41%) New Relic
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