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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 57 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 98 124 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.25% 3.96% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 5.10% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 111 87
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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 2429 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.05% 77.60% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1657 1582
Median daily rate £393 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 106 122
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -16 38 £413 +3.12% 15
Gloucestershire +5 15 £443 +4.11% 7
Devon +9 14 £315 -23.17%
Somerset +11 10 £375 +15.38% 12
Wiltshire -16 6 £320 -4.47% 3
Dorset -3 5 £400 -20.00% 6
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 132 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 71 (39.89%) HTML
4 69 (38.76%) C#
5 67 (37.64%) Java
6 61 (34.27%) CSS
7 59 (33.15%) Scrum
8 58 (32.58%) BDD
9 53 (29.78%) .NET
10 49 (27.53%) jQuery
11 48 (26.97%) SQL Server
12 44 (24.72%) SQL
13 42 (23.60%) Spring
14 35 (19.66%) Web Services
15 32 (17.98%) MVC
16 30 (16.85%) AngularJS
17 29 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (15.73%) Git (software)
19 27 (15.17%) Security Cleared
19 27 (15.17%) Python
19 27 (15.17%) Microsoft
20 26 (14.61%) Jenkins
21 25 (14.04%) Hibernate
22 23 (12.92%) ASP.NET
22 23 (12.92%) OO
23 20 (11.24%) JSON
24 19 (10.67%) E-Commerce
24 19 (10.67%) J2EE
24 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
24 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC

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 15 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.62%) JBoss
3 8 (4.49%) Apache
4 7 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.37%) CMS
6 5 (2.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (2.25%) Mule
7 4 (2.25%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.12%) Liferay
9 2 (1.12%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.56%) GemFire
10 1 (0.56%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.56%) Sakai
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.56%) Magento
5 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) SSH
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) Hadoop
2 13 (7.30%) MySQL
3 11 (6.18%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (4.49%) Big Data
7 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.25%) SQLite
9 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.12%) Biml
10 2 (1.12%) Power BI
10 2 (1.12%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.56%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 28 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.61%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.11%) JIRA
4 17 (9.55%) Subversion
5 16 (8.99%) Maven
6 15 (8.43%) Selenium
7 14 (7.87%) JUnit
7 14 (7.87%) TeamCity
8 13 (7.30%) NUnit
9 9 (5.06%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.06%) Hudson
9 9 (5.06%) Visual Studio
9 9 (5.06%) WebDriver
10 8 (4.49%) Eclipse
11 7 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.69%) Grunt
14 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 13 (7.30%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Marketing
2 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.37%) Electronics
3 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (77.53%) Developer
2 48 (26.97%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.85%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.36%) C# Developer
5 20 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.99%) Agile Developer
6 16 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.30%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.18%) Sitecore Developer
10 9 (5.06%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 8 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Architect
12 7 (3.93%) AWS Developer
12 7 (3.93%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Senior Agile Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.93%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.89%) HTML
2 61 (34.27%) CSS
3 53 (29.78%) .NET
4 49 (27.53%) jQuery
5 42 (23.60%) Spring
6 35 (19.66%) Web Services
7 30 (16.85%) AngularJS
8 25 (14.04%) Hibernate
9 23 (12.92%) ASP.NET
10 20 (11.24%) JSON
11 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (10.67%) J2EE
12 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (7.87%) REST
13 14 (7.87%) RESTful
13 14 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (7.30%) Node.js
15 12 (6.74%) SOAP
16 11 (6.18%) XML
17 10 (5.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.25%) VLE
4 3 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.12%) Cryptocurrency
5 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.99%) Linux
2 11 (6.18%) Unix
3 7 (3.93%) Android
3 7 (3.93%) Windows
4 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.15%) Scrum
3 58 (32.58%) BDD
4 32 (17.98%) MVC
5 29 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (12.92%) OO
7 19 (10.67%) E-Commerce
8 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.55%) DevOps
10 16 (8.99%) Waterfall
11 13 (7.30%) Automated Testing
11 13 (7.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (7.30%) SDLC
11 13 (7.30%) Web Development
12 11 (6.18%) Front End Development
12 11 (6.18%) High Availability
12 11 (6.18%) Kanban
12 11 (6.18%) Open Source
12 11 (6.18%) Pair Programming
12 11 (6.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.44%) JavaScript
2 69 (38.76%) C#
3 67 (37.64%) Java
4 44 (24.72%) SQL
5 27 (15.17%) Python
6 14 (7.87%) C++
6 14 (7.87%) Perl
7 11 (6.18%) Ruby
8 9 (5.06%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.49%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.49%) C
10 6 (3.37%) PHP
11 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.81%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.69%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.12%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (15.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.30%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.18%) Degree
4 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.37%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.69%) ISEB
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) QA
2 7 (3.93%) ISO 14001
2 7 (3.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.06%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) Mesos
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.30%) Oracle
3 12 (6.74%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.37%) SAP
6 4 (2.25%) Blackboard
6 4 (2.25%) Zend
7 3 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) Apple
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) Sencha
9 1 (0.56%) RedGate
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter
9 1 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago