The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 64 106
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +42
Contract jobs citing TDD 101 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.32% 2.33% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 3.31% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 36 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1510 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.46% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 978 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 65 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
TDD
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Somerset +2 34 £319 -1.92% 2
Bristol -22 23 £413 +37.50% 19
Wiltshire +5 21 £344 +19.56% 10
Dorset +10 9 £350 +16.66% 10
Devon -5 6 £313 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 2
Cornwall - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 94 (52.22%) Scrum
2 80 (44.44%) Java
3 66 (36.67%) CSS
4 65 (36.11%) HTML
5 63 (35.00%) .NET
6 62 (34.44%) JavaScript
7 59 (32.78%) C#
8 54 (30.00%) Web Services
8 54 (30.00%) BDD
9 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (25.56%) Spring
11 43 (23.89%) jQuery
12 40 (22.22%) Web Development
13 39 (21.67%) OO
14 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
15 34 (18.89%) XML
15 34 (18.89%) Scala
16 33 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (18.33%) Cloud Computing
17 32 (17.78%) MVC
18 31 (17.22%) MySQL
19 30 (16.67%) Akka
19 30 (16.67%) Play Framework
20 29 (16.11%) SQL
21 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET
21 28 (15.56%) SVG
21 28 (15.56%) Process Management
21 28 (15.56%) CouchDB
21 28 (15.56%) Batik
22 27 (15.00%) SOA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 22 (12.22%) K2 blackpearl
2 13 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.22%) Alfresco
4 4 (2.22%) IIS
5 3 (1.67%) Apache
5 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.67%) CMS
5 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.11%) Drupal
6 2 (1.11%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.11%) Escenic
7 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.56%) Mule
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Photoshop
1 8 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.33%) Cloud Computing
1 33 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.00%) GitHub
3 8 (4.44%) Heroku
3 8 (4.44%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.44%) Internet
1 8 (4.44%) SSH
2 6 (3.33%) HTTP
2 6 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.11%) DVB
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.22%) MySQL
3 28 (15.56%) CouchDB
4 17 (9.44%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.11%) Big Data
13 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.56%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.67%) Subversion
2 12 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.00%) Maven
4 8 (4.44%) RSpec
4 8 (4.44%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (4.44%) Sublime Text
5 7 (3.89%) JIRA
5 7 (3.89%) JUnit
6 6 (3.33%) ReSharper
6 6 (3.33%) Selenium
6 6 (3.33%) NUnit
7 5 (2.78%) NuGet
7 5 (2.78%) FitNesse
8 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.67%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.11%) Moq
General
1 26 (14.44%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Electronics
3 14 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.78%) Marketing
3 14 (7.78%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (77.22%) Developer
2 43 (23.89%) .NET Developer
3 41 (22.78%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.00%) Architect
4 18 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 14 (7.78%) Java Architect
6 13 (7.22%) PHP Developer
6 13 (7.22%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.11%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.56%) Analyst
9 9 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Tester
11 6 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Junior
13 4 (2.22%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.22%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.22%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (36.67%) CSS
2 65 (36.11%) HTML
3 63 (35.00%) .NET
4 54 (30.00%) Web Services
5 46 (25.56%) Spring
6 43 (23.89%) jQuery
7 34 (18.89%) XML
8 30 (16.67%) Akka
8 30 (16.67%) Play Framework
9 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 28 (15.56%) SVG
9 28 (15.56%) Batik
10 25 (13.89%) HTML5
11 24 (13.33%) Hibernate
12 20 (11.11%) J2EE
12 20 (11.11%) REST
13 18 (10.00%) JSON
14 15 (8.33%) Ajax
15 13 (7.22%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (7.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) DTV
2 7 (3.89%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.33%) Wiki
4 4 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.67%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.67%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.11%) IPTV
6 2 (1.11%) MPEG
6 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.11%) Open Source
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Linux
2 8 (4.44%) UNIX
2 8 (4.44%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.78%) Solaris
3 5 (2.78%) CentOS
3 5 (2.78%) Fedora
4 3 (1.67%) Windows
4 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.22%) Scrum
2 54 (30.00%) BDD
3 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (22.22%) Web Development
5 39 (21.67%) OO
6 32 (17.78%) MVC
7 28 (15.56%) Process Management
8 27 (15.00%) SOA
9 24 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 19 (10.56%) Software Engineering
11 16 (8.89%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.89%) Kanban
12 15 (8.33%) Programme Management
13 14 (7.78%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.22%) User Stories
15 10 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (5.56%) UML
16 8 (4.44%) OOP
16 8 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (44.44%) Java
2 62 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 59 (32.78%) C#
4 34 (18.89%) Scala
5 29 (16.11%) SQL
6 24 (13.33%) PHP
7 18 (10.00%) Ruby
8 11 (6.11%) PHP5
9 7 (3.89%) Python
10 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.11%) C++
11 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) Fortran
12 1 (0.56%) Pascal
12 1 (0.56%) Prolog
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Nagios
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (8.33%) Zend
2 14 (7.78%) SAP
3 11 (6.11%) Oracle
4 7 (3.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.78%) JBoss
7 4 (2.22%) Intalio
8 3 (1.67%) hybris
9 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.56%) Ektron
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