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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.10% 4.77% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 6.78% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 0
Average daily rate £485 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
356 369 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.94% 70.42% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 223 98
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 17
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4 £360 -10.00% 4
Gloucester +3 2 £388 -3.12% 3
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (53.57%) BDD
5 14 (50.00%) Selenium
5 14 (50.00%) C
6 13 (46.43%) JUnit
6 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
7 12 (42.86%) Unix
7 12 (42.86%) Linux
8 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
9 10 (35.71%) C#
9 10 (35.71%) C++
9 10 (35.71%) SQL
10 9 (32.14%) .NET
10 9 (32.14%) XML
11 8 (28.57%) Web Services
11 8 (28.57%) JMS
11 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
11 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
12 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 7 (25.00%) Open Source
12 7 (25.00%) System Testing
12 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (25.00%) ISEB
12 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
12 7 (25.00%) SOA
12 7 (25.00%) UML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (21.43%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) AMQP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
2 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 13 (46.43%) JUnit
3 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
6 6 (21.43%) IntelliJ
6 6 (21.43%) Maven
6 6 (21.43%) Protractor
7 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
7 5 (17.86%) RSpec
8 2 (7.14%) JBehave
8 2 (7.14%) JMeter
9 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Tester
4 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Linux Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum Master
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Software Test Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Web Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
1 9 (32.14%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 8 (28.57%) JMS
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) J2EE
3 7 (25.00%) XSLT
4 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 6 (21.43%) RESTEasy
4 6 (21.43%) YAML
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) Velocity
7 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) BDD
3 7 (25.00%) Open Source
3 7 (25.00%) SOA
3 7 (25.00%) System Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.00%) UML
3 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) C
4 10 (35.71%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) C++
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
6 5 (17.86%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCPD
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian