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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 22 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.51% 4.92% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 6.27% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 5
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£375 £450 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
667 718 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.97% 78.47% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 489 278
Average daily rate £388 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £17.10 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Scrum
3 25 (51.02%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) MVC
5 18 (36.73%) .NET
5 18 (36.73%) CSS
6 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
6 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
6 17 (34.69%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) HTML
8 14 (28.57%) PHP
8 14 (28.57%) V-Model
8 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
10 12 (24.49%) VB.NET
11 11 (22.45%) Linux
11 11 (22.45%) MS Access
11 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
11 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (22.45%) Open Source
12 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
12 10 (20.41%) MySQL
12 10 (20.41%) C#

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (6.12%) Mule
1 3 (6.12%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.08%) Alfresco
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.12%) SaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) MS Access
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (20.41%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Redis
7 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.20%) Selenium
5 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.12%) JUnit
6 3 (6.12%) Maven
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (6.12%) JIRA
6 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.04%) TestNG
8 1 (2.04%) GitLab
8 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Behat
8 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) PHP Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Programmer
6 5 (10.20%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (10.20%) AWS Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) .NET
1 18 (36.73%) CSS
2 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.65%) HTML
4 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 9 (18.37%) Spring
6 9 (18.37%) Symfony
7 7 (14.29%) Web Services
7 7 (14.29%) Doctrine
8 6 (12.24%) LAMP
9 5 (10.20%) JSON
9 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.20%) RESTful
10 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
10 4 (8.16%) jQuery
10 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.16%) XML
11 3 (6.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) DTV
3 2 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Fedora
5 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Scrum
3 20 (40.82%) MVC
4 14 (28.57%) V-Model
4 14 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (18.37%) BDD
8 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
8 8 (16.33%) OO
9 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
11 4 (8.16%) OO PHP
11 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.16%) Validation
11 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) PHP
4 12 (24.49%) VB.NET
5 10 (20.41%) C#
5 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) VBA
7 8 (16.33%) PHP5
8 4 (8.16%) Ruby
9 3 (6.12%) Python
9 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.12%) Scala
10 2 (4.08%) Perl
11 1 (2.04%) VB
11 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.16%) HND
3 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Zend
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) New Relic
6 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
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