The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 50 23 55
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +32
Contract jobs citing TDD 22 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.76% 5.12% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 7.00% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £394 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
605 400 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.91% 73.13% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 270 381
Average daily rate £375 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 34
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
TDD
South West

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 1 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 44 (63.77%) Java
2 35 (50.72%) Web Services
3 33 (47.83%) Web Development
3 33 (47.83%) BDD
4 32 (46.38%) OO
5 29 (42.03%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (42.03%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (40.58%) CSS
6 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (39.13%) Scala
8 26 (37.68%) Akka
8 26 (37.68%) Play Framework
8 26 (37.68%) HTML
9 24 (34.78%) Process Management
9 24 (34.78%) SVG
9 24 (34.78%) Batik
9 24 (34.78%) CouchDB
10 22 (31.88%) PHP
11 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
11 20 (28.99%) jQuery
12 18 (26.09%) Scrum
13 17 (24.64%) MVC
14 15 (21.74%) MySQL
14 15 (21.74%) Zend
15 14 (20.29%) Spring
15 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
16 11 (15.94%) PHP5
17 10 (14.49%) Linux
18 9 (13.04%) DTV
18 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) Mule
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (42.03%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) CouchDB
2 15 (21.74%) MySQL
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) PHPUnit
2 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
3 3 (4.35%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) Moq
4 2 (2.90%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.45%) WATIR
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) JMeter
5 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.45%) xUnit.net
5 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (11.59%) Electronics
2 7 (10.14%) Marketing
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (75.36%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Java Architect
2 14 (20.29%) Architect
2 14 (20.29%) Scala Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.94%) PHP Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) Web Services
2 28 (40.58%) CSS
3 26 (37.68%) Akka
3 26 (37.68%) Play Framework
3 26 (37.68%) HTML
4 24 (34.78%) SVG
4 24 (34.78%) Batik
5 20 (28.99%) jQuery
6 14 (20.29%) Spring
7 8 (11.59%) HTML5
8 7 (10.14%) Ajax
8 7 (10.14%) JSON
8 7 (10.14%) .NET
9 6 (8.70%) XML
10 5 (7.25%) Servlets
10 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.25%) J2EE
10 5 (7.25%) LAMP
10 5 (7.25%) Sass
10 5 (7.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) DTV
2 3 (4.35%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.35%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) MPEG
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) IPTV
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Fedora
2 5 (7.25%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Web Development
1 33 (47.83%) BDD
2 32 (46.38%) OO
3 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.78%) Process Management
5 18 (26.09%) Scrum
6 17 (24.64%) MVC
7 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
9 7 (10.14%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.70%) OOP
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.80%) User Stories
11 4 (5.80%) UML
12 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.35%) SOA
13 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) Java
2 27 (39.13%) Scala
3 22 (31.88%) PHP
4 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.94%) PHP5
6 8 (11.59%) Ruby
7 7 (10.14%) C#
8 6 (8.70%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) Groovy
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Fortran
9 1 (1.45%) Pascal
9 1 (1.45%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Zend
2 7 (10.14%) SAP
3 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.35%) hybris
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft