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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.91% 0.70% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 1.16% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 7
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£400 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
344 173 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 67.32% 60.28% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 87 180
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -15 6 £400 - 11
Gloucester - 4 £400 - 2
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - - 1
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (77.78%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Web Services
2 18 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 18 (66.67%) Spring
3 16 (59.26%) BDD
4 13 (48.15%) MVC
4 13 (48.15%) Spring MVC
5 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (40.74%) HTML
6 11 (40.74%) CSS
6 11 (40.74%) J2EE
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) Maven
7 10 (37.04%) SOAP
8 9 (33.33%) JUnit
8 9 (33.33%) Scrum
8 9 (33.33%) jQuery
8 9 (33.33%) JPA
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Mule
10 7 (25.93%) REST
11 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) C++
11 6 (22.22%) Python
11 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (25.93%) Mule
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) IPv4
1 2 (7.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 9 (33.33%) JUnit
3 5 (18.52%) TestNG
3 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 3 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (11.11%) GCC
4 3 (11.11%) GDB
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Web Services
1 18 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 18 (66.67%) Spring
2 13 (48.15%) Spring MVC
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) J2EE
4 10 (37.04%) SOAP
5 9 (33.33%) jQuery
5 9 (33.33%) JPA
6 7 (25.93%) REST
7 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (18.52%) CSS3
9 4 (14.81%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) LAMP
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.11%) STL
10 3 (11.11%) .NET
10 3 (11.11%) RESTful
10 3 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) BDD
2 13 (48.15%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
6 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Business Development
7 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Management
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (22.22%) C++
4 6 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Zend
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