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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 72 81 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 77 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.47% 2.01% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.66% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 19
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £303 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
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
2350 2179 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.47% 75.42% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1312 1088
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Gloucestershire +13 34 £400 -5.88% 7
Wiltshire +18 14 £375 +3.44% 4
Bristol -13 14 £360 -20.00% 31
Devon -3 5 £500 +36.05% 9
Somerset 0 4 £350 - 8
Dorset -7 1 £400 +14.28% 11
Cornwall - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 104 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (57.41%) Java
3 76 (46.91%) MVC
4 67 (41.36%) JavaScript
4 67 (41.36%) BDD
5 66 (40.74%) HTML
6 64 (39.51%) CSS
7 63 (38.89%) Scrum
8 59 (36.42%) SQL
8 59 (36.42%) Spring
9 53 (32.72%) Web Services
10 52 (32.10%) .NET
11 46 (28.40%) Hibernate
12 45 (27.78%) ASP.NET
13 41 (25.31%) SQL Server
13 41 (25.31%) C#
14 38 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (21.60%) REST
16 34 (20.99%) Spring MVC
17 30 (18.52%) jQuery
18 29 (17.90%) XML
19 28 (17.28%) SOAP
19 28 (17.28%) JUnit
20 27 (16.67%) MySQL
20 27 (16.67%) Linux
21 26 (16.05%) OO
21 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
22 25 (15.43%) E-Commerce
22 25 (15.43%) Git (software)
22 25 (15.43%) Waterfall

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (11.73%) Mule
2 7 (4.32%) JBoss
2 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.85%) LiveCycle
3 3 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) CMS
4 2 (1.23%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (1.23%) Drupal
4 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.23%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.62%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.85%) SaaS
3 3 (1.85%) GitHub
3 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) DVB
2 2 (1.23%) IPv4
2 2 (1.23%) IPv6
3 1 (0.62%) AMQP
3 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.67%) MySQL
3 18 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (7.41%) MS Access
5 11 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.79%) Couchbase
6 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.47%) Redis
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (17.28%) JUnit
2 25 (15.43%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (11.73%) Maven
4 15 (9.26%) Visual Studio
5 13 (8.02%) MSTest
6 12 (7.41%) NUnit
7 10 (6.17%) Selenium
8 9 (5.56%) JIRA
9 7 (4.32%) TestNG
9 7 (4.32%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.70%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.09%) Subversion
12 4 (2.47%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.47%) Rational Functional Tester
12 4 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (2.47%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.85%) GCC
General
1 18 (11.11%) Finance
2 12 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.79%) Electronics
4 10 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.17%) Marketing
5 9 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (75.93%) Developer
2 52 (32.10%) Java Developer
3 33 (20.37%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Analyst
5 17 (10.49%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.02%) PHP Developer
7 10 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.56%) Programmer
8 9 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.94%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (4.94%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Architect
12 5 (3.09%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.74%) HTML
2 64 (39.51%) CSS
3 59 (36.42%) Spring
4 53 (32.72%) Web Services
5 52 (32.10%) .NET
6 46 (28.40%) Hibernate
7 45 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 38 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (21.60%) REST
10 34 (20.99%) Spring MVC
11 30 (18.52%) jQuery
12 29 (17.90%) XML
13 28 (17.28%) SOAP
14 23 (14.20%) .NET Framework
15 22 (13.58%) JPA
16 19 (11.73%) J2EE
17 18 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (7.41%) RESTful
20 11 (6.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Open Source
2 13 (8.02%) DTV
3 3 (1.85%) Streaming Video
3 3 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.85%) MPEG
3 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.62%) Replication
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (5.56%) UNIX
3 6 (3.70%) Windows
4 4 (2.47%) CentOS
5 3 (1.85%) Fedora
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (46.91%) MVC
3 67 (41.36%) BDD
4 63 (38.89%) Scrum
5 26 (16.05%) OO
6 25 (15.43%) E-Commerce
6 25 (15.43%) Waterfall
7 22 (13.58%) Unit Testing
8 17 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.88%) V-Model
10 15 (9.26%) OOD
10 15 (9.26%) SOA
10 15 (9.26%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (6.79%) CQRS
12 11 (6.79%) Progressive Enhancement
12 11 (6.79%) Integration Testing
12 11 (6.79%) Automated Testing
13 10 (6.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (57.41%) Java
2 67 (41.36%) JavaScript
3 59 (36.42%) SQL
4 41 (25.31%) C#
5 16 (9.88%) PHP
6 13 (8.02%) VB.NET
6 13 (8.02%) Ruby
7 12 (7.41%) Python
8 10 (6.17%) C++
9 9 (5.56%) VBA
10 8 (4.94%) PHP5
11 7 (4.32%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.70%) Perl
13 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.09%) Scala
14 2 (1.23%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.23%) XAML
14 2 (1.23%) VB6
14 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.88%) ISEB
3 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.47%) HND
7 3 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) JTAG
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) Puppet
2 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (6.17%) SAP
4 6 (3.70%) ATG
4 6 (3.70%) Zend
5 4 (2.47%) hybris
5 4 (2.47%) New Relic
6 3 (1.85%) Adobe
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.62%) Google
7 1 (0.62%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.62%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.62%) Atmel
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