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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 55 41 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Contract jobs citing TDD 94 136 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.39% 4.24% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 5.26% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 111 67
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
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
2196 2584 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.28% 80.55% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1804 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 109 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 44 £390 +4.00% 28
Wiltshire +2 15 £400 +6.66% 7
Gloucestershire -7 10 £413 +3.12% 22
Somerset +21 7 £375 -13.29% 19
Dorset +7 6 £400 +9.43% 18
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 172 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (48.29%) C#
3 105 (44.87%) JavaScript
4 101 (43.16%) .NET
5 85 (36.32%) BDD
6 81 (34.62%) HTML
7 80 (34.19%) Scrum
8 79 (33.76%) Java
9 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
9 70 (29.91%) CSS
10 66 (28.21%) MVC
11 63 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (26.50%) AngularJS
13 58 (24.79%) jQuery
14 57 (24.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 51 (21.79%) SQL
16 49 (20.94%) Unit Testing
17 48 (20.51%) ASP.NET
17 48 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
18 41 (17.52%) Spring
19 40 (17.09%) Kanban
19 40 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
20 39 (16.67%) SOAP
20 39 (16.67%) Web Services
21 38 (16.24%) E-Commerce
21 38 (16.24%) REST
22 37 (15.81%) TeamCity
22 37 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
22 37 (15.81%) DevOps
23 34 (14.53%) Microsoft

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (8.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (7.26%) NServiceBus
4 17 (7.26%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.56%) Apache
5 13 (5.56%) IIS
6 7 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.99%) K2 blackpearl
7 6 (2.56%) JBoss
7 6 (2.56%) OpenROAD
8 5 (2.14%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.14%) CMS
8 5 (2.14%) Liferay
9 4 (1.71%) Mule
9 4 (1.71%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.85%) Confluence
11 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (8.97%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.70%) GitHub
5 10 (4.27%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.14%) TestFlight
7 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) LDAP
2 3 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) 802.15
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.43%) Wireless
3 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 25 (10.68%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (4.70%) Big Data
8 10 (4.27%) MySQL
8 10 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.85%) SQLite
10 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.56%) Ingres
12 5 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (2.14%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.43%) HBase
15 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 37 (15.81%) TeamCity
2 33 (14.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 30 (12.82%) Cucumber
4 29 (12.39%) Git (software)
5 27 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (10.26%) Selenium
6 24 (10.26%) Visual Studio
7 19 (8.12%) Mockito
8 18 (7.69%) JUnit
9 17 (7.26%) Jenkins
9 17 (7.26%) Maven
10 14 (5.98%) Bitbucket
11 11 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (3.85%) NUnit
12 9 (3.85%) SpecFlow
13 7 (2.99%) Jasmine
14 6 (2.56%) Hudson
14 6 (2.56%) JIRA
15 5 (2.14%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.14%) Subversion
General
1 18 (7.69%) Finance
2 8 (3.42%) Banking
3 4 (1.71%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.71%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.28%) Advertising
4 3 (1.28%) Back Office
5 2 (0.85%) Electronics
5 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 2 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 194 (82.91%) Developer
2 56 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 48 (20.51%) .NET Developer
4 43 (18.38%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.68%) Senior Developer
6 20 (8.55%) Sitecore Developer
7 18 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.41%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (4.70%) iOS Developer
9 11 (4.70%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.27%) Tester
11 9 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.85%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.42%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
13 7 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (2.99%) AWS Developer
13 7 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (43.16%) .NET
2 81 (34.62%) HTML
3 70 (29.91%) CSS
4 62 (26.50%) AngularJS
5 58 (24.79%) jQuery
6 48 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 48 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (17.52%) Spring
8 39 (16.67%) SOAP
8 39 (16.67%) Web Services
9 38 (16.24%) REST
10 37 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (11.54%) Hibernate
12 26 (11.11%) JSON
13 22 (9.40%) Node.js
14 21 (8.97%) HTML5
14 21 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (8.97%) WCF
15 19 (8.12%) .NET Framework
15 19 (8.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.97%) User Experience
2 15 (6.41%) Public Cloud
3 11 (4.70%) Blog
4 10 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.56%) W3C
6 4 (1.71%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.71%) Cryptocurrency
7 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.28%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.85%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.85%) STB
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.97%) Windows
2 19 (8.12%) Linux
3 18 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.13%) Android
5 10 (4.27%) Unix
6 6 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.32%) BDD
3 80 (34.19%) Scrum
4 66 (28.21%) MVC
5 63 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (20.94%) Unit Testing
7 40 (17.09%) Kanban
8 38 (16.24%) E-Commerce
9 37 (15.81%) DevOps
10 29 (12.39%) Test Automation
11 28 (11.97%) Pair Programming
12 26 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 23 (9.83%) High Availability
14 22 (9.40%) Continuous Deployment
14 22 (9.40%) Microservices
15 19 (8.12%) Automated Testing
15 19 (8.12%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (7.69%) OO
16 18 (7.69%) SDLC
17 17 (7.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 113 (48.29%) C#
2 105 (44.87%) JavaScript
3 79 (33.76%) Java
4 51 (21.79%) SQL
5 25 (10.68%) Python
6 24 (10.26%) Ruby
7 19 (8.12%) Scala
8 15 (6.41%) C++
9 11 (4.70%) Apple Swift
9 11 (4.70%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.42%) Perl
10 8 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.71%) Groovy
13 3 (1.28%) C
13 3 (1.28%) Clojure
13 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.85%) Go
14 2 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.42%) Degree
5 3 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.25%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.14%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (8.97%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) LXC
3 2 (0.85%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.43%) Varnish
4 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.14%) Puppet
3 2 (0.85%) Ansible
3 2 (0.85%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.85%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.85%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.85%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Mesos
4 1 (0.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 34 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.55%) Sitecore
3 13 (5.56%) Oracle
4 7 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.14%) ATG
5 5 (2.14%) Telerik
6 4 (1.71%) hybris
7 3 (1.28%) IBM
8 2 (0.85%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Sun
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.43%) RedGate
9 1 (0.43%) Twitter
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
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