The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 131 101 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.24% 3.50% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 4.64% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 88 32
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£400 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £415
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2340 2177 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.73% 75.46% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1451 902
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 116 62
Average hourly rate £37.87 £33.84 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +58.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the South West region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the South West region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Bristol +25 82 £400 -11.11% 30
Wiltshire +9 20 £325 +4.83% 12
Devon -2 8 £410 +31.20% 6
Gloucestershire -1 7 £425 +6.25% 6
Somerset -20 6 £325 +4.00% 7
Dorset -8 2 £500 +42.85% 6
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 154 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (44.08%) JavaScript
3 89 (42.18%) MVC
4 84 (39.81%) BDD
5 83 (39.34%) Scrum
5 83 (39.34%) CSS
6 78 (36.97%) HTML
6 78 (36.97%) .NET
7 76 (36.02%) Java
8 67 (31.75%) C#
9 60 (28.44%) ASP.NET
10 59 (27.96%) E-Commerce
11 57 (27.01%) SQL Server
11 57 (27.01%) REST
12 55 (26.07%) Web Services
13 49 (23.22%) Git (software)
14 48 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (20.85%) SQL
15 44 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (18.96%) Spring
17 37 (17.54%) .NET Framework
18 36 (17.06%) Software Engineering
19 34 (16.11%) XML
20 33 (15.64%) SOAP
21 32 (15.17%) OO
22 30 (14.22%) Linux
22 30 (14.22%) Finance
22 30 (14.22%) jQuery
22 30 (14.22%) Unit Testing
23 28 (13.27%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (13.27%) Node.js
2 15 (7.11%) Mule
3 8 (3.79%) Apache
4 7 (3.32%) JBoss
4 7 (3.32%) Mule ESB
5 3 (1.42%) Confluence
5 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.95%) Drupal
6 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.95%) CMS
6 2 (0.95%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.95%) WordPress
7 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.47%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) GitHub
4 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.27%) MongoDB
3 23 (10.90%) MySQL
4 11 (5.21%) Couchbase
4 11 (5.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (3.79%) SQLite
5 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.84%) MS Access
8 5 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.95%) Big Data
11 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.32%) JUnit
3 20 (9.48%) NUnit
4 18 (8.53%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.64%) MSTest
6 14 (6.64%) Maven
7 13 (6.16%) Subversion
8 12 (5.69%) Cucumber
9 11 (5.21%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.79%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.32%) Selenium
11 7 (3.32%) Grunt
12 6 (2.84%) TestNG
13 5 (2.37%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (1.90%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.90%) Mocha
14 4 (1.90%) JIRA
14 4 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 30 (14.22%) Finance
2 15 (7.11%) Retail
3 9 (4.27%) Marketing
3 9 (4.27%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.27%) Electronics
3 9 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 152 (72.04%) Developer
2 48 (22.75%) .NET Developer
3 38 (18.01%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.95%) Software Engineer
5 20 (9.48%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.00%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.16%) Analyst
9 11 (5.21%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.74%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (4.27%) Android Software Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Android Developer
13 7 (3.32%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.84%) Web Developer
14 6 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.84%) .NET Web Developer
14 6 (2.84%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (39.34%) CSS
2 78 (36.97%) HTML
2 78 (36.97%) .NET
3 60 (28.44%) ASP.NET
4 57 (27.01%) REST
5 55 (26.07%) Web Services
6 44 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (18.96%) Spring
8 37 (17.54%) .NET Framework
9 34 (16.11%) XML
10 33 (15.64%) SOAP
11 30 (14.22%) jQuery
12 28 (13.27%) Hibernate
13 27 (12.80%) AngularJS
14 24 (11.37%) Spring MVC
15 23 (10.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (9.95%) JPA
17 19 (9.00%) HTML5
17 19 (9.00%) Entity Framework
18 14 (6.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.69%) User Experience
2 11 (5.21%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.27%) DTV
4 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.37%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.37%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.95%) iPhone
6 2 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.22%) Linux
2 25 (11.85%) Apple iOS
3 23 (10.90%) Android
4 7 (3.32%) CentOS
4 7 (3.32%) Windows
5 5 (2.37%) Windows Phone 7
5 5 (2.37%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.42%) UNIX
7 2 (0.95%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (42.18%) MVC
3 84 (39.81%) BDD
4 83 (39.34%) Scrum
5 59 (27.96%) E-Commerce
6 48 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (17.06%) Software Engineering
8 32 (15.17%) OO
9 30 (14.22%) Unit Testing
10 21 (9.95%) API Integration
11 19 (9.00%) Android Development
12 18 (8.53%) iOS Development
12 18 (8.53%) Open Source
13 16 (7.58%) OOD
14 15 (7.11%) SOA
15 14 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (5.69%) Progressive Enhancement
16 12 (5.69%) Waterfall
16 12 (5.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (5.21%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 93 (44.08%) JavaScript
2 76 (36.02%) Java
3 67 (31.75%) C#
4 44 (20.85%) SQL
5 27 (12.80%) Objective-C
6 18 (8.53%) Ruby
7 15 (7.11%) PHP
8 13 (6.16%) Apple Swift
9 9 (4.27%) Python
9 9 (4.27%) C++
10 7 (3.32%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.84%) VBA
11 6 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.42%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.95%) C
13 2 (0.95%) PHP5
13 2 (0.95%) XAML
14 1 (0.47%) Scala
14 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.37%) ISEB
4 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) Degree
6 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) VirtualBox
1 5 (2.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (8.53%) Puppet
2 7 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.37%) Ansible
3 5 (2.37%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (9.48%) Oracle
1 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.27%) SAP
2 9 (4.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.32%) Zend
4 4 (1.90%) IBM
5 3 (1.42%) Google
6 2 (0.95%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.47%) ATG
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe
7 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.47%) hybris
7 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West
KnownFour
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Somerset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago