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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 59 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.80% 3.49% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 4.40% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 4
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£360 £450 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £515 £300
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 £39.25 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.84%
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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
666 682 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.83% 79.30% 71.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 469 294
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 £275 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.78% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) Scrum
3 28 (56.00%) Java
4 21 (42.00%) HTML
4 21 (42.00%) CSS
5 19 (38.00%) SQL
5 19 (38.00%) MVC
6 16 (32.00%) .NET
6 16 (32.00%) V-Model
6 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (28.00%) PHP
8 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (26.00%) Open Source
9 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
9 13 (26.00%) Linux
10 12 (24.00%) MS Access
10 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (22.00%) Spring
11 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (22.00%) OO
11 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
11 11 (22.00%) MySQL
11 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (8.00%) LiveCycle
2 3 (6.00%) Mule
3 2 (4.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.00%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) DVB
3 1 (2.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) MS Access
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (22.00%) MySQL
4 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.00%) Redis
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (10.00%) Selenium
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.00%) Maven
6 3 (6.00%) JUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) Behat
8 1 (2.00%) GitLab
8 1 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.00%) Electronics
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Programmer
4 9 (18.00%) Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) AWS Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.00%) PHP Zend Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Java Architect
11 1 (2.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) HTML
1 21 (42.00%) CSS
2 16 (32.00%) .NET
3 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 11 (22.00%) Spring
6 9 (18.00%) Web Services
6 9 (18.00%) XML
6 9 (18.00%) Symfony
7 8 (16.00%) LAMP
8 7 (14.00%) JSON
8 7 (14.00%) RESTful
9 6 (12.00%) Doctrine
9 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.00%) Spring MVC
11 4 (8.00%) DOM
11 4 (8.00%) J2EE
11 4 (8.00%) Memcached
12 3 (6.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Open Source
2 6 (12.00%) DTV
3 3 (6.00%) Streaming Video
3 3 (6.00%) MPEG
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) CentOS
4 3 (6.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) Scrum
3 19 (38.00%) MVC
4 16 (32.00%) V-Model
4 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
5 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.00%) OO
7 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 8 (16.00%) BDD
9 7 (14.00%) OO PHP
9 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.00%) Test Planning
11 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Validation
11 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) PHP
4 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
5 10 (20.00%) VBA
6 8 (16.00%) C#
7 7 (14.00%) PHP5
8 5 (10.00%) Scala
9 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (6.00%) Ruby
11 2 (4.00%) Perl
11 2 (4.00%) Python
12 1 (2.00%) VB6
12 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.00%) HND
3 4 (8.00%) ISEB
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Zend
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Adobe
4 4 (8.00%) New Relic
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
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