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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.59% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.84% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£425 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +32.89%
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 £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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
317 238 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.21% 60.41% 64.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 132 96
Average daily rate £408 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 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 +10 4 £425 +6.25% 2
Cheltenham - 1 £440 - 3
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 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 34 (80.95%) MVC
2 33 (78.57%) BDD
3 26 (61.90%) REST
4 25 (59.52%) Java
5 23 (54.76%) HTML
6 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
7 21 (50.00%) CSS
7 21 (50.00%) Web Services
7 21 (50.00%) Spring
8 20 (47.62%) JPA
8 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
9 19 (45.24%) Spring MVC
10 17 (40.48%) JUnit
11 16 (38.10%) SQL
12 14 (33.33%) SOAP
12 14 (33.33%) Mule
13 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
13 13 (30.95%) MSTest
13 13 (30.95%) .NET
13 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
13 13 (30.95%) NUnit
13 13 (30.95%) Scrum
13 13 (30.95%) Finance
14 12 (28.57%) XML
14 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
14 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (26.19%) Mobile First
15 11 (26.19%) Couchbase

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 14 (33.33%) Mule
2 6 (14.29%) Mule ESB
3 2 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (26.19%) Couchbase
3 11 (26.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (26.19%) MySQL
4 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) JUnit
2 13 (30.95%) NUnit
2 13 (30.95%) MSTest
3 10 (23.81%) Maven
4 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.90%) TestNG
6 3 (7.14%) Selenium
7 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 2 (4.76%) JBehave
7 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.38%) Mockito
8 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.90%) Electronics
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.95%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) REST
2 23 (54.76%) HTML
3 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
4 21 (50.00%) Spring
4 21 (50.00%) CSS
4 21 (50.00%) Web Services
5 20 (47.62%) JPA
6 19 (45.24%) Spring MVC
7 14 (33.33%) SOAP
8 13 (30.95%) .NET
8 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
9 12 (28.57%) XML
9 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (26.19%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
11 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 5 (11.90%) J2EE
11 5 (11.90%) CSS3
11 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) DTV
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) MVC
2 33 (78.57%) BDD
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.95%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) SOA
5 11 (26.19%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (26.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (26.19%) CQRS
5 11 (26.19%) Mobile First
6 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 5 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.52%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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