The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.73% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.61% 72.07% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 29
Average daily rate £425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +178.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared