The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.57% 0.72% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.86% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £538 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.15% +3.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
TDD
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94 116 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.02% 83.45% 55.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 89 24
Median daily rate £406 £444 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £552 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £42.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Cheltenham region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

TDD
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared