The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 43 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.54% 1.52% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.13% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate £425 £525 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +60.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £381
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 £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 235 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.41% 71.21% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 356
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
South West

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £425 - 1
Gloucester - 3 £425 - 2
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) DTV
2 6 (75.00%) Electronics
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (37.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
1 6 (75.00%) Electronics
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Swing
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft