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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 50 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +24
Contract jobs citing TDD 136 125 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.69% 3.73% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 4.78% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 106 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -40.14%
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
2269 2614 2408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.21% 78.08% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1737 1598
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 132 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +3 64 £425 +6.25% 15
Devon +11 14 £294 -30.05% 3
Somerset +16 12 £375 - 12
Gloucestershire 0 11 £450 +2.85% 12
Wiltshire -6 10 £345 +6.15% 3
Dorset - 5 £438 - 14
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 155 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 110 (52.38%) C#
4 89 (42.38%) HTML
5 87 (41.43%) .NET
6 76 (36.19%) BDD
7 73 (34.76%) CSS
7 73 (34.76%) Scrum
8 67 (31.90%) jQuery
9 65 (30.95%) SQL Server
9 65 (30.95%) Java
10 60 (28.57%) MVC
11 58 (27.62%) AngularJS
12 54 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 49 (23.33%) SQL
14 47 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (20.48%) ASP.NET
16 42 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 41 (19.52%) TeamCity
18 40 (19.05%) Spring
19 38 (18.10%) E-Commerce
20 36 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
21 35 (16.67%) Git (software)
22 34 (16.19%) Octopus Deploy
23 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
24 32 (15.24%) DevOps
25 31 (14.76%) Security Cleared
25 31 (14.76%) Hadoop
26 30 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
26 30 (14.29%) Web Services

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 22 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 21 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (6.19%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.24%) NServiceBus
6 10 (4.76%) JBoss
7 7 (3.33%) CMS
8 6 (2.86%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (2.86%) Mule
8 6 (2.86%) Mule ESB
9 5 (2.38%) Apache
9 5 (2.38%) IIS
9 5 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.43%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.95%) Liferay
13 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.48%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.48%) Magento
4 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (8.10%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.24%) GitHub
5 10 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.38%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) LDAP
2 4 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.95%) HTTP
3 2 (0.95%) SSH
4 1 (0.48%) 802.15
4 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.48%) Wireless
4 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.76%) Hadoop
3 21 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 20 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 17 (8.10%) MySQL
6 12 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.76%) Big Data
8 9 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.29%) SQLite
9 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.38%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.95%) Biml
12 2 (0.95%) Power BI
12 2 (0.95%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (19.52%) TeamCity
2 35 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 34 (16.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 27 (12.86%) Jenkins
5 20 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 18 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (7.62%) Selenium
8 15 (7.14%) JIRA
8 15 (7.14%) JUnit
9 14 (6.67%) NUnit
10 13 (6.19%) Maven
11 12 (5.71%) Visual Studio
12 11 (5.24%) Mockito
12 11 (5.24%) Subversion
13 10 (4.76%) Hudson
14 8 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (3.81%) Bitbucket
15 5 (2.38%) WebDriver
16 4 (1.90%) SpecFlow
16 4 (1.90%) Xcode
General
1 11 (5.24%) Finance
2 4 (1.90%) Electronics
2 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.43%) Marketing
4 2 (0.95%) Banking
4 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 167 (79.52%) Developer
2 48 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 46 (21.90%) .NET Developer
4 35 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 25 (11.90%) Sitecore Developer
6 18 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (8.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.67%) SQL Developer
10 13 (6.19%) AWS Developer
11 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
13 10 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (4.76%) Software Developer
14 9 (4.29%) Agile Developer
14 9 (4.29%) iOS Developer
14 9 (4.29%) Tester
15 7 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
15 7 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (42.38%) HTML
2 87 (41.43%) .NET
3 73 (34.76%) CSS
4 67 (31.90%) jQuery
5 58 (27.62%) AngularJS
6 43 (20.48%) ASP.NET
7 42 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (19.05%) Spring
9 36 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 30 (14.29%) Web Services
11 26 (12.38%) REST
11 26 (12.38%) SOAP
12 21 (10.00%) JSON
13 19 (9.05%) Node.js
14 17 (8.10%) RESTful
15 16 (7.62%) HTML5
15 16 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (7.14%) Spring MVC
17 14 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.62%) User Experience
2 14 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.76%) Blog
3 10 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.90%) W3C
5 3 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.43%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.95%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.95%) Cryptocurrency
6 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.48%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) NHS
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.52%) Linux
2 16 (7.62%) Unix
3 13 (6.19%) Windows
4 11 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.86%) Android
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.19%) BDD
3 73 (34.76%) Scrum
4 60 (28.57%) MVC
5 47 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (18.10%) E-Commerce
7 32 (15.24%) DevOps
8 27 (12.86%) Kanban
8 27 (12.86%) Unit Testing
9 25 (11.90%) Continuous Deployment
10 24 (11.43%) High Availability
11 22 (10.48%) Test Automation
12 21 (10.00%) Pair Programming
13 20 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.05%) Microservices
15 16 (7.62%) Automated Testing
16 15 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (7.14%) OO
17 11 (5.24%) CQRS
17 11 (5.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 115 (54.76%) JavaScript
2 110 (52.38%) C#
3 65 (30.95%) Java
4 49 (23.33%) SQL
5 21 (10.00%) C++
6 20 (9.52%) Python
6 20 (9.52%) Ruby
7 13 (6.19%) Perl
8 12 (5.71%) Scala
9 9 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.81%) Apple Swift
10 8 (3.81%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.81%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.86%) PHP
12 5 (2.38%) C
13 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.95%) Groovy
14 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.86%) Degree
4 6 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.43%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.95%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.86%) QA
2 9 (4.29%) ISO 14001
2 9 (4.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.48%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (0.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) Mesos
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) Oozie
4 1 (0.48%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.48%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.48%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.38%) Sitecore
3 13 (6.19%) Oracle
4 10 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.43%) HP
5 3 (1.43%) IBM
5 3 (1.43%) SAP
5 3 (1.43%) Telerik
5 3 (1.43%) Zend
6 2 (0.95%) Sencha
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) ATG
7 1 (0.48%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.48%) hybris
7 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.48%) RedGate
7 1 (0.48%) Sun
7 1 (0.48%) Twitter
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
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