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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.64% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
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£431 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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
338 273 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.38% 61.90% 60.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 134 90
Average daily rate £405 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £510 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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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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
Gloucester +13 9 £438 +9.37% 2
Cheltenham - 1 £440 - 2
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) MVC
2 27 (62.79%) HTML
2 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
3 26 (60.47%) Java
3 26 (60.47%) BDD
4 22 (51.16%) SQL
5 20 (46.51%) REST
6 16 (37.21%) CSS
6 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
7 15 (34.88%) Spring
7 15 (34.88%) XML
8 14 (32.56%) Puppet
8 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
9 13 (30.23%) MSTest
9 13 (30.23%) Python
9 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
9 13 (30.23%) .NET
9 13 (30.23%) C#
9 13 (30.23%) NUnit
9 13 (30.23%) Scrum
10 12 (27.91%) Web Services
10 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.91%) Linux
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (27.91%) JPA
10 12 (27.91%) Spring MVC
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (25.58%) Jenkins

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (20.93%) Mule
2 4 (9.30%) Mule ESB
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (25.58%) Couchbase
3 11 (25.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (20.93%) MySQL
5 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) NUnit
1 13 (30.23%) MSTest
2 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.93%) JUnit
3 9 (20.93%) Selenium
3 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (18.60%) JBehave
4 8 (18.60%) JMeter
5 7 (16.28%) LoadRunner
6 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
7 5 (11.63%) Maven
8 3 (6.98%) JIRA
8 3 (6.98%) Hudson
8 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
10 1 (2.33%) Mockito
10 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.33%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (2.33%) TestNG
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Software Test Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) HTML
2 20 (46.51%) REST
3 16 (37.21%) CSS
3 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
4 15 (34.88%) Spring
4 15 (34.88%) XML
5 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
5 13 (30.23%) .NET
6 12 (27.91%) Web Services
6 12 (27.91%) Spring MVC
6 12 (27.91%) JPA
6 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (25.58%) Castle Windsor
7 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
8 8 (18.60%) SOAP
9 7 (16.28%) jQuery
10 5 (11.63%) Apache Camel
11 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.30%) DTV
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) MVC
3 26 (60.47%) BDD
4 13 (30.23%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) SOA
5 11 (25.58%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (25.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (25.58%) CQRS
5 11 (25.58%) Mobile First
6 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
6 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) Java
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 13 (30.23%) Python
4 13 (30.23%) C#
5 10 (23.26%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) ISEB
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
4 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) SAP