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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 80 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.12% 4.47% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.58% 5.79% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
TDD
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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
691 622 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.79% 77.17% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 444 217
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £24.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.18% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 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 86 (89.58%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.04%) Scrum
3 40 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 37 (38.54%) E-Commerce
5 36 (37.50%) CSS
6 35 (36.46%) Software Engineering
7 34 (35.42%) HTML
8 33 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (31.25%) .NET
10 27 (28.13%) Objective-C
10 27 (28.13%) BDD
11 26 (27.08%) REST
12 25 (26.04%) Apple iOS
12 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
12 25 (26.04%) MVC
13 23 (23.96%) Android
13 23 (23.96%) C#
13 23 (23.96%) Node.js
14 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
15 21 (21.88%) Java
15 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET
15 21 (21.88%) API Integration
16 19 (19.79%) Android Development
17 18 (18.75%) iOS Development
17 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
19 16 (16.67%) Web Services
19 16 (16.67%) OO
20 13 (13.54%) HTML5
20 13 (13.54%) Apple Swift

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (23.96%) Node.js
2 3 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Drupal
4 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.04%) Mule
4 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.04%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.29%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.38%) MySQL
4 8 (8.33%) SQLite
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.25%) MS Access
7 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.04%) RavenDB
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.42%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.25%) Grunt
6 4 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (4.17%) gulp
6 4 (4.17%) Mocha
6 4 (4.17%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.13%) Robotium
7 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.13%) Selenium
7 3 (3.13%) Calabash
7 3 (3.13%) Mechanoid
7 3 (3.13%) Robolectric
7 3 (3.13%) CasperJS
8 2 (2.08%) Subversion
8 2 (2.08%) Behat
8 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.17%) Electronics
2 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (65.63%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Software Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Android Software Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Android Developer
6 8 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.21%) AWS Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.17%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Programmer
11 3 (3.13%) Tester
11 3 (3.13%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) CSS
2 34 (35.42%) HTML
3 30 (31.25%) .NET
4 26 (27.08%) REST
5 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
8 16 (16.67%) Web Services
9 13 (13.54%) HTML5
10 12 (12.50%) Cocoa
10 12 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
11 11 (11.46%) JSON
11 11 (11.46%) jQuery
12 9 (9.38%) .NET Framework
12 9 (9.38%) Android SDK
13 6 (6.25%) Express
13 6 (6.25%) React
13 6 (6.25%) RESTful
13 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
13 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
1 9 (9.38%) User Experience
2 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.21%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) DTV
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) iPhone
4 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Apple iOS
2 23 (23.96%) Android
3 11 (11.46%) Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Windows
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Phone
5 5 (5.21%) CentOS
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (2.08%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (89.58%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.04%) Scrum
3 37 (38.54%) E-Commerce
4 35 (36.46%) Software Engineering
5 33 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (28.13%) BDD
7 25 (26.04%) MVC
8 21 (21.88%) API Integration
9 19 (19.79%) Android Development
10 18 (18.75%) iOS Development
11 16 (16.67%) OO
12 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 10 (10.42%) Open Source
13 10 (10.42%) Kanban
14 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (7.29%) OOD
15 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
15 7 (7.29%) V-Model
16 6 (6.25%) Office Automation
17 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.13%) Objective-C
3 23 (23.96%) C#
4 21 (21.88%) Java
5 13 (13.54%) Apple Swift
6 11 (11.46%) PHP
7 8 (8.33%) Ruby
7 8 (8.33%) SQL
8 7 (7.29%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.25%) VBA
10 4 (4.17%) Python
11 3 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.08%) PHP5
12 2 (2.08%) C
12 2 (2.08%) C++
13 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.04%) HND
2 1 (1.04%) ISEB
2 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Zend
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) Google
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago