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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.14% 1.66% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 2.19% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 5
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
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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
638 594 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.27% 76.06% 66.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 403 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 32 (50.00%) Scrum
4 24 (37.50%) MVC
5 23 (35.94%) PHP
6 21 (32.81%) SQL
7 20 (31.25%) CSS
7 20 (31.25%) Linux
8 19 (29.69%) Spring
9 18 (28.13%) HTML
10 17 (26.56%) .NET
10 17 (26.56%) MySQL
10 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
11 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
12 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
13 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
13 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (20.31%) OO
13 13 (20.31%) PHP5
14 12 (18.75%) RESTful
15 11 (17.19%) LAMP
15 11 (17.19%) jQuery
15 11 (17.19%) Zend
15 11 (17.19%) C#
15 11 (17.19%) Web Services
15 11 (17.19%) XML
15 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
16 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
16 10 (15.63%) Symfony
17 9 (14.06%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (7.81%) Apache
1 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.25%) CMS
2 4 (6.25%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) LiveCycle
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.13%) Kentico
4 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.13%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.13%) Mule
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Drupal
5 1 (1.56%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Project
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) DVB
2 2 (3.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) MySQL
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.38%) MS Access
5 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.25%) Redis
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.69%) Hazelcast
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 6 (9.38%) JIRA
6 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.25%) PHPUnit
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (4.69%) Maven
8 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.13%) JUnit
9 2 (3.13%) WATIR
9 2 (3.13%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.13%) GitLab
9 2 (3.13%) Behat
10 1 (1.56%) Hudson
10 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 6 (9.38%) Electronics
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.31%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (9.38%) Programmer
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.13%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) CSS
2 19 (29.69%) Spring
3 18 (28.13%) HTML
4 17 (26.56%) .NET
5 12 (18.75%) RESTful
6 11 (17.19%) jQuery
6 11 (17.19%) Web Services
6 11 (17.19%) XML
6 11 (17.19%) LAMP
6 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
7 10 (15.63%) Symfony
8 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (12.50%) JSON
9 8 (12.50%) Doctrine
10 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.38%) J2EE
12 5 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) DTV
1 8 (12.50%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Streaming Video
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) MPEG
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) STB
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) UNIX
3 6 (9.38%) Windows
3 6 (9.38%) CentOS
4 4 (6.25%) Fedora
5 2 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.00%) Scrum
3 24 (37.50%) MVC
4 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 13 (20.31%) OO
5 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
5 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
6 9 (14.06%) BDD
6 9 (14.06%) V-Model
6 9 (14.06%) OO PHP
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.25%) SOA
10 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (4.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Java
2 23 (35.94%) PHP
3 21 (32.81%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.31%) PHP5
6 11 (17.19%) C#
7 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 7 (10.94%) Scala
9 5 (7.81%) Ruby
9 5 (7.81%) Python
10 4 (6.25%) VBA
11 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.13%) Perl
12 2 (3.13%) C
13 1 (1.56%) VC++
13 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.56%) VB6
13 1 (1.56%) C++
13 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) HND
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) HNC
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Zend
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) SAP
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.25%) New Relic
5 3 (4.69%) Adobe
6 2 (3.13%) EPiServer
6 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
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