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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% 1.08% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.64% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
34 61 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.83% 65.59% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 75
Median daily rate £365 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) EJB
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Hudson
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Anypoint
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 1 (14.29%) Mule
1 1 (14.29%) Mule ESB
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) Hudson
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) EJB
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) RAML
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) API Design
5 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) IBM