The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.54% 0.68% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.26% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -11 5 £400 - 5
Gloucester - 4 £400 - 1
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 9 (50.00%) BDD
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) J2EE
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (33.33%) Maven
5 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) JBoss
8 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (16.67%) JBoss
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) IPv4
1 2 (11.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (16.67%) GCC
2 3 (16.67%) GDB
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
1 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (50.00%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
2 8 (44.44%) J2EE
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) STL
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (16.67%) LAMP
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
8 1 (5.56%) JPA
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) Scrum
1 9 (50.00%) BDD
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Business Development
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Management
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
1 3 (16.67%) Zend
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