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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.19% 1.53% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.36% 2.21% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +11.11%
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
359 271 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.02% 69.13% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 141 147
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 19
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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
Cheltenham -2 10 £413 -2.94% 4
Gloucester +7 5 £413 -2.94%
Cirencester - - - - 4
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (80.43%) BDD
2 35 (76.09%) MVC
3 30 (65.22%) Java
4 27 (58.70%) Web Services
4 27 (58.70%) Hibernate
4 27 (58.70%) Spring
4 27 (58.70%) REST
5 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
6 24 (52.17%) CSS
6 24 (52.17%) HTML
6 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (47.83%) Spring MVC
8 21 (45.65%) JPA
8 21 (45.65%) Scrum
9 18 (39.13%) SOAP
10 17 (36.96%) JUnit
11 16 (34.78%) SQL
11 16 (34.78%) Mule
12 13 (28.26%) .NET
12 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
12 13 (28.26%) Finance
12 13 (28.26%) Maven
13 12 (26.09%) NUnit
13 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (26.09%) MSTest
13 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (23.91%) Couchbase
14 11 (23.91%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (23.91%) Puppet

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (34.78%) Mule
2 8 (17.39%) Mule ESB
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) IPv4
1 2 (4.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
2 11 (23.91%) Couchbase
2 11 (23.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (19.57%) MySQL
4 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) JUnit
2 13 (28.26%) Maven
3 12 (26.09%) MSTest
3 12 (26.09%) NUnit
4 6 (13.04%) TestNG
4 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.52%) GCC
5 3 (6.52%) GDB
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (6.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Electronics
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Java Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) Web Services
1 27 (58.70%) Hibernate
1 27 (58.70%) Spring
1 27 (58.70%) REST
2 24 (52.17%) HTML
2 24 (52.17%) CSS
3 22 (47.83%) Spring MVC
4 21 (45.65%) JPA
5 18 (39.13%) SOAP
6 13 (28.26%) .NET
6 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (23.91%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (23.91%) XML
8 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
9 10 (21.74%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) J2EE
11 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (13.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) BDD
2 35 (76.09%) MVC
3 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (45.65%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) SOA
5 11 (23.91%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (23.91%) CQRS
6 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
7 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) C#
5 6 (13.04%) C++
5 6 (13.04%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) Ruby
5 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) SAP