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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 20 51
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.00% 5.27% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 7.37% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £350 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
628 434 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.97% 71.50% 72.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 307 406
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 39
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 46 (66.67%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) Web Services
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (43.48%) Web Development
3 30 (43.48%) BDD
4 29 (42.03%) OO
5 28 (40.58%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (40.58%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (37.68%) CSS
7 25 (36.23%) PHP
8 24 (34.78%) Scala
9 23 (33.33%) Akka
9 23 (33.33%) Play Framework
9 23 (33.33%) HTML
10 22 (31.88%) SVG
10 22 (31.88%) Process Management
10 22 (31.88%) Batik
10 22 (31.88%) CouchDB
11 20 (28.99%) jQuery
12 18 (26.09%) Scrum
13 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
14 16 (23.19%) MySQL
14 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
15 15 (21.74%) Spring
15 15 (21.74%) Zend
15 15 (21.74%) MVC
16 13 (18.84%) Linux
16 13 (18.84%) PHP5
17 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
18 11 (15.94%) DTV

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.45%) Mule
2 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Kentico
2 1 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.58%) Cloud Computing
1 28 (40.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) CouchDB
2 16 (23.19%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) PHPUnit
2 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
2 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.35%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) WATIR
5 2 (2.90%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.90%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) MSTest
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.45%) Moq
6 1 (1.45%) xUnit.net
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 10 (14.49%) Electronics
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 9 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Architect
2 13 (18.84%) Java Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.94%) PHP Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Scala Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) UI Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) Web Services
2 26 (37.68%) CSS
3 23 (33.33%) Akka
3 23 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 23 (33.33%) HTML
4 22 (31.88%) SVG
4 22 (31.88%) Batik
5 20 (28.99%) jQuery
6 15 (21.74%) Spring
7 7 (10.14%) XML
8 6 (8.70%) LAMP
8 6 (8.70%) Servlets
8 6 (8.70%) RESTful
9 5 (7.25%) HTML5
9 5 (7.25%) REST
9 5 (7.25%) Sass
9 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (7.25%) Ajax
9 5 (7.25%) JSON
10 4 (5.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) DTV
2 3 (4.35%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) MPEG
3 2 (2.90%) IPTV
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Fedora
2 6 (8.70%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (43.48%) Web Development
1 30 (43.48%) BDD
2 29 (42.03%) OO
3 22 (31.88%) Process Management
4 18 (26.09%) Scrum
5 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
6 15 (21.74%) MVC
7 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 9 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (10.14%) OOP
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.80%) User Stories
12 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.35%) UML
12 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.90%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (66.67%) Java
2 25 (36.23%) PHP
3 24 (34.78%) Scala
4 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.84%) PHP5
6 10 (14.49%) Ruby
7 7 (10.14%) Python
8 4 (5.80%) C#
9 2 (2.90%) C
10 1 (1.45%) Groovy
10 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) Fortran
10 1 (1.45%) Pascal
10 1 (1.45%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.45%) HNC
2 1 (1.45%) HND
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Zend
2 9 (13.04%) SAP
3 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.35%) hybris
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
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