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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 40 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.33% 1.86% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 2.52% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
691 515 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 73.68% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 362 289
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 25
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 29 (48.33%) Scrum
4 22 (36.67%) PHP
5 21 (35.00%) CSS
5 21 (35.00%) MVC
6 20 (33.33%) HTML
7 19 (31.67%) SQL
8 18 (30.00%) Linux
8 18 (30.00%) Spring
9 17 (28.33%) MySQL
10 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 15 (25.00%) .NET
12 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
13 12 (20.00%) OO
13 12 (20.00%) jQuery
13 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 11 (18.33%) RESTful
14 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (18.33%) PHP5
14 11 (18.33%) Web Services
14 11 (18.33%) XML
15 10 (16.67%) JSON
15 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
15 10 (16.67%) C#
15 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
15 10 (16.67%) Zend
16 9 (15.00%) Symfony
16 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) CMS
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) LiveCycle
4 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.33%) Mule
4 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.33%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.33%) Kentico
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) AMQP
2 2 (3.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.00%) MS Access
5 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.67%) Redis
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.00%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Selenium
2 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.00%) JIRA
4 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.67%) PHPUnit
7 3 (5.00%) Maven
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (3.33%) Behat
8 2 (3.33%) GitLab
8 2 (3.33%) WATIR
8 2 (3.33%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) PVCS
9 1 (1.67%) Subversion
9 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.33%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) PHP Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (10.00%) Programmer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) CSS
2 20 (33.33%) HTML
3 18 (30.00%) Spring
4 15 (25.00%) .NET
5 12 (20.00%) jQuery
6 11 (18.33%) RESTful
6 11 (18.33%) Web Services
6 11 (18.33%) XML
7 10 (16.67%) JSON
7 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 9 (15.00%) Symfony
8 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 9 (15.00%) LAMP
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (11.67%) Doctrine
10 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
11 6 (10.00%) J2EE
12 5 (8.33%) Play Framework
12 5 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Open Source
2 7 (11.67%) DTV
3 3 (5.00%) MPEG
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) STB
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) UNIX
3 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) CentOS
4 3 (5.00%) Fedora
5 2 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Scrum
3 21 (35.00%) MVC
4 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (20.00%) OO
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.33%) V-Model
8 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.33%) BDD
8 8 (13.33%) OO PHP
9 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.67%) SOA
11 3 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) PHP
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.33%) PHP5
6 10 (16.67%) C#
7 7 (11.67%) Scala
7 7 (11.67%) VB.NET
8 6 (10.00%) Ruby
9 4 (6.67%) Python
9 4 (6.67%) VBA
10 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.33%) Perl
11 2 (3.33%) C
12 1 (1.67%) C++
12 1 (1.67%) VB
12 1 (1.67%) VC++
12 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.67%) VB6
12 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) HND
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) HNC
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Zend
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) New Relic
3 4 (6.67%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Adobe
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.33%) EPiServer
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago