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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.06% 3.13% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 4.04% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 13
Average daily rate £369 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £490 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
691 668 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.29% 77.40% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 507 430
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 67 (83.75%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (76.25%) JavaScript
3 44 (55.00%) BDD
4 43 (53.75%) HTML
5 38 (47.50%) Scrum
6 37 (46.25%) SQL Server
7 35 (43.75%) CSS
7 35 (43.75%) MVC
8 31 (38.75%) Web Services
9 30 (37.50%) C#
9 30 (37.50%) .NET
10 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
10 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (33.75%) jQuery
12 25 (31.25%) OO
13 21 (26.25%) AngularJS
14 20 (25.00%) RESTful
14 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
15 19 (23.75%) HTML5
16 18 (22.50%) Python
17 17 (21.25%) Java
17 17 (21.25%) Ruby
18 16 (20.00%) SQL
18 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
20 14 (17.50%) Node.js
20 14 (17.50%) Software Delivery
21 13 (16.25%) SDLC
21 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (17.50%) Node.js
2 7 (8.75%) Apache
3 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) Liferay
4 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.25%) Sakai Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (3.75%) BigMachines
4 3 (3.75%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.75%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.50%) MySQL
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.50%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) NUnit
3 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
3 9 (11.25%) Moq
3 9 (11.25%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (11.25%) SpecFlow
4 8 (10.00%) Maven
5 7 (8.75%) JUnit
5 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (3.75%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.50%) MSTest
9 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.50%) Subversion
10 1 (1.25%) Selenium
10 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.75%) Marketing
2 6 (7.50%) Electronics
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) C# Developer
2 15 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (13.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (13.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.25%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Agile Developer
7 8 (10.00%) AWS Software Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.75%) HTML
2 35 (43.75%) CSS
3 31 (38.75%) Web Services
4 30 (37.50%) .NET
5 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (33.75%) jQuery
7 21 (26.25%) AngularJS
8 20 (25.00%) RESTful
9 19 (23.75%) HTML5
10 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (16.25%) Spring
11 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (13.75%) CSS3
12 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 10 (12.50%) WCF
13 8 (10.00%) Ajax
13 8 (10.00%) MSMQ
13 8 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) VLE
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Android
1 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.25%) CentOS
2 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (83.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.00%) BDD
3 38 (47.50%) Scrum
4 35 (43.75%) MVC
5 25 (31.25%) OO
6 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.50%) Software Delivery
9 13 (16.25%) Kanban
9 13 (16.25%) SDLC
10 12 (15.00%) Front End Development
10 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
11 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (11.25%) Automated Testing
12 9 (11.25%) High Availability
13 8 (10.00%) OOP
14 7 (8.75%) OOD
15 6 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (7.50%) Programme Management
15 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (76.25%) JavaScript
2 30 (37.50%) C#
3 18 (22.50%) Python
4 17 (21.25%) Java
4 17 (21.25%) Ruby
5 16 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (11.25%) Perl
7 6 (7.50%) PHP
8 3 (3.75%) Apex Code
8 3 (3.75%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.00%) yum
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.50%) SAP
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.75%) Blackboard
5 3 (3.75%) Siebel
5 3 (3.75%) Zend
6 2 (2.50%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
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