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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 34 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.02% 5.43% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 6.83% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 46
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -28.57%
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
681 703 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.59% 79.52% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 534 485
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 38
Median hourly rate £41.63 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.02 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.94%) HTML
3 29 (43.94%) CSS
4 24 (36.36%) Scrum
5 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
6 22 (33.33%) BDD
7 18 (27.27%) MVC
8 17 (25.76%) .NET
8 17 (25.76%) jQuery
9 16 (24.24%) C#
10 14 (21.21%) SQL
10 14 (21.21%) Java
10 14 (21.21%) Python
10 14 (21.21%) AngularJS
11 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
11 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
11 13 (19.70%) Web Services
12 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (16.67%) Maven
13 11 (16.67%) MySQL
13 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 10 (15.15%) OO
14 10 (15.15%) Spring
14 10 (15.15%) Degree
14 10 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (13.64%) SDLC
15 9 (13.64%) Front End Development
15 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (9.09%) Apache
1 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.06%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) Mule
3 3 (4.55%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.52%) Liferay
4 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.52%) Sakai
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) MySQL
3 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Maven
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) JUnit
3 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.55%) PHPUnit
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.52%) Babel
8 1 (1.52%) Moq
8 1 (1.52%) MSTest
8 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.52%) Selenium
8 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (19.70%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Agile Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Test Manager
8 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (6.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) CSS
1 29 (43.94%) HTML
2 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 17 (25.76%) jQuery
3 14 (21.21%) AngularJS
4 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
4 13 (19.70%) Web Services
5 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (15.15%) Spring
7 8 (12.12%) J2EE
7 8 (12.12%) JPA
7 8 (12.12%) RESTful
8 7 (10.61%) JSON
8 7 (10.61%) JSP
9 6 (9.09%) JAX-WS
9 6 (9.09%) SOAP
9 6 (9.09%) XHTML
9 6 (9.09%) XSLT
10 5 (7.58%) REST
10 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) VLE
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Scrum
3 22 (33.33%) BDD
4 18 (27.27%) MVC
5 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 10 (15.15%) OO
7 10 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (13.64%) Front End Development
8 9 (13.64%) SDLC
9 8 (12.12%) Software Delivery
9 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.12%) Web Development
10 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.61%) High Availability
10 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Test Management
10 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (24.24%) C#
3 14 (21.21%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) Python
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) Perl
4 6 (9.09%) PHP
4 6 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (4.55%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Zend
3 4 (6.06%) Blackboard
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.03%) Sencha
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
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