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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 15 60
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +45
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.19% 7.44% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 10.56% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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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
664 426 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.73% 70.41% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 312 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 66 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (62.86%) Java
3 28 (40.00%) Web Development
4 27 (38.57%) PHP
4 27 (38.57%) Web Services
4 27 (38.57%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (37.14%) BDD
5 26 (37.14%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (37.14%) CSS
5 26 (37.14%) OO
6 21 (30.00%) HTML
6 21 (30.00%) Scrum
6 21 (30.00%) jQuery
7 19 (27.14%) Scala
7 19 (27.14%) CouchDB
7 19 (27.14%) Play Framework
7 19 (27.14%) Akka
7 19 (27.14%) Batik
7 19 (27.14%) Process Management
7 19 (27.14%) SVG
8 18 (25.71%) Linux
8 18 (25.71%) Software Engineering
9 16 (22.86%) Spring
9 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 16 (22.86%) PHP5
10 15 (21.43%) MySQL
10 15 (21.43%) Zend
11 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
12 12 (17.14%) DTV
12 12 (17.14%) MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.43%) Mule
2 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.43%) Kentico
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.57%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (37.14%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) CouchDB
2 15 (21.43%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) Hazelcast
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Cucumber
1 8 (11.43%) PHPUnit
2 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.00%) Selenium
3 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.29%) FitNesse
4 3 (4.29%) Maven
4 3 (4.29%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) WATIR
5 2 (2.86%) Hudson
5 2 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.43%) Moq
6 1 (1.43%) Behat
6 1 (1.43%) xUnit.net
6 1 (1.43%) MSTest
6 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 12 (17.14%) Electronics
2 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 10 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (72.86%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Java Architect
4 9 (12.86%) PHP Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Scala Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Test Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.29%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.86%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) Web Services
2 26 (37.14%) CSS
3 21 (30.00%) HTML
3 21 (30.00%) jQuery
4 19 (27.14%) Batik
4 19 (27.14%) SVG
4 19 (27.14%) Akka
4 19 (27.14%) Play Framework
5 16 (22.86%) Spring
6 8 (11.43%) .NET
6 8 (11.43%) RESTful
7 7 (10.00%) Servlets
7 7 (10.00%) XML
7 7 (10.00%) LAMP
8 6 (8.57%) Sass
8 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (7.14%) HTML5
10 4 (5.71%) Zend Framework
10 4 (5.71%) Ajax
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) DTV
2 3 (4.29%) Streaming Video
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) MPEG
3 2 (2.86%) IPTV
3 2 (2.86%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) STB
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Fedora
2 7 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (4.29%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) Web Development
3 26 (37.14%) BDD
3 26 (37.14%) OO
4 21 (30.00%) Scrum
5 19 (27.14%) Process Management
6 18 (25.71%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
8 12 (17.14%) MVC
9 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.43%) OOP
12 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.29%) User Stories
13 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
14 2 (2.86%) Automation Testing
14 2 (2.86%) OO PHP
14 2 (2.86%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) Java
2 27 (38.57%) PHP
3 19 (27.14%) Scala
4 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.86%) PHP5
5 11 (15.71%) Ruby
6 9 (12.86%) Python
7 7 (10.00%) C#
8 4 (5.71%) SQL
9 3 (4.29%) C
10 2 (2.86%) C++
11 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.43%) VC++
11 1 (1.43%) Groovy
11 1 (1.43%) Fortran
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.43%) Pascal
11 1 (1.43%) Prolog
11 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) HNC
2 1 (1.43%) HND
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Zend
2 10 (14.29%) SAP
3 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) hybris
5 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
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