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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.76% 1.91% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.00% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
323 233 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.25% 63.49% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 136 123
Average daily rate £420 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 +9 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Cheltenham -10 3 £438 +2.94% 1
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (88.64%) BDD
2 35 (79.55%) MVC
3 29 (65.91%) Java
4 28 (63.64%) Hibernate
5 27 (61.36%) Spring
5 27 (61.36%) Web Services
5 27 (61.36%) REST
6 26 (59.09%) HTML
7 24 (54.55%) CSS
7 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
8 22 (50.00%) Spring MVC
9 21 (47.73%) JPA
9 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (40.91%) SQL
10 18 (40.91%) SOAP
10 18 (40.91%) JUnit
11 16 (36.36%) Scrum
11 16 (36.36%) Mule
12 13 (29.55%) MSTest
12 13 (29.55%) Finance
12 13 (29.55%) NUnit
12 13 (29.55%) Maven
12 13 (29.55%) .NET
12 13 (29.55%) XML
12 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (25.00%) Puppet
14 11 (25.00%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (36.36%) Mule
2 8 (18.18%) Mule ESB
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 11 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (20.45%) MySQL
4 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) JUnit
2 13 (29.55%) MSTest
2 13 (29.55%) NUnit
2 13 (29.55%) Maven
3 6 (13.64%) TestNG
3 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) JMeter
5 2 (4.55%) JBehave
5 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) Mockito
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 22 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 27 (61.36%) Spring
2 27 (61.36%) Web Services
2 27 (61.36%) REST
3 26 (59.09%) HTML
4 24 (54.55%) CSS
5 22 (50.00%) Spring MVC
6 21 (47.73%) JPA
7 18 (40.91%) SOAP
8 13 (29.55%) .NET
8 13 (29.55%) XML
8 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
9 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 10 (22.73%) J2EE
11 10 (22.73%) jQuery
12 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (13.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) BDD
2 35 (79.55%) MVC
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 11 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (25.00%) CQRS
5 11 (25.00%) SOA
6 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
7 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.55%) UML
10 2 (4.55%) OO
10 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle