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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 34 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.20% 1.17% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.91% 1.65% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 7
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£400 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
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
343 243 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.67% 71.05% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 120 172
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 25
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.48 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 11 £413 -2.94% 2
Gloucester +2 4 £406 -9.72% 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 3
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 38 (80.85%) BDD
2 35 (74.47%) MVC
3 32 (68.09%) Java
4 28 (59.57%) Web Services
4 28 (59.57%) Hibernate
4 28 (59.57%) Spring
5 27 (57.45%) REST
6 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
7 25 (53.19%) CSS
7 25 (53.19%) HTML
8 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (48.94%) Spring MVC
10 21 (44.68%) Scrum
10 21 (44.68%) JPA
11 18 (38.30%) SOAP
12 17 (36.17%) JUnit
12 17 (36.17%) SQL
13 16 (34.04%) Mule
14 14 (29.79%) Finance
14 14 (29.79%) Maven
15 12 (25.53%) NUnit
15 12 (25.53%) .NET
15 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
15 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
15 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (25.53%) MSTest
15 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (23.40%) Castle Windsor
16 11 (23.40%) Puppet
16 11 (23.40%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (34.04%) Mule
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) IPv4
1 2 (4.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
2 11 (23.40%) Couchbase
3 9 (19.15%) MySQL
4 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) JUnit
2 14 (29.79%) Maven
3 12 (25.53%) NUnit
3 12 (25.53%) MSTest
4 6 (12.77%) TestNG
4 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.51%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) GCC
6 3 (6.38%) GDB
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.77%) Electronics
3 6 (12.77%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Java Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) Web Services
1 28 (59.57%) Hibernate
1 28 (59.57%) Spring
2 27 (57.45%) REST
3 25 (53.19%) HTML
3 25 (53.19%) CSS
4 23 (48.94%) Spring MVC
5 21 (44.68%) JPA
6 18 (38.30%) SOAP
7 12 (25.53%) .NET
7 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
7 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (23.40%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (23.40%) XML
8 11 (23.40%) jQuery
8 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
9 10 (21.28%) J2EE
10 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (12.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) BDD
2 35 (74.47%) MVC
3 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (44.68%) Scrum
5 11 (23.40%) SOA
5 11 (23.40%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (23.40%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (23.40%) CQRS
6 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
7 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
7 6 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.51%) Functional Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Test Management
9 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) Python
5 7 (14.89%) Ruby
5 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) SAP
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