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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 58 86 106
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 88 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.88% 1.71% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 2.30% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 25 18
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£380 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
2289 2087 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.93% 74.38% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1266 1109
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 £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 75
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 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 6 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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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 +17 33 £400 - 10
Bristol -5 21 £375 +3.44% 38
Wiltshire +10 14 £375 +3.44% 5
Somerset +1 7 £350 - 8
Devon -7 3 £500 +17.64% 8
Dorset -6 2 £400 +11.88% 10
Cornwall - - - - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 108 (63.91%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (55.62%) Java
3 79 (46.75%) MVC
4 68 (40.24%) JavaScript
4 68 (40.24%) HTML
5 66 (39.05%) BDD
6 65 (38.46%) CSS
7 64 (37.87%) Scrum
7 64 (37.87%) Spring
8 63 (37.28%) SQL
9 55 (32.54%) .NET
10 54 (31.95%) Web Services
11 49 (28.99%) Hibernate
12 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
13 43 (25.44%) C#
14 39 (23.08%) Spring MVC
15 38 (22.49%) SQL Server
16 37 (21.89%) jQuery
17 36 (21.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 32 (18.93%) MySQL
18 32 (18.93%) REST
19 31 (18.34%) XML
20 30 (17.75%) SOAP
21 28 (16.57%) Linux
22 26 (15.38%) OO
22 26 (15.38%) JUnit
22 26 (15.38%) Git (software)
23 24 (14.20%) J2EE
24 23 (13.61%) E-Commerce
24 23 (13.61%) Microsoft

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (11.24%) Mule
2 11 (6.51%) JBoss
3 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.55%) Apache
5 5 (2.96%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.78%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.78%) CMS
6 3 (1.78%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.18%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.18%) Drupal
7 2 (1.18%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Kentico
8 1 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.59%) Node.js
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Cordys
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.78%) GitHub
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) DVB
2 2 (1.18%) AMQP
2 2 (1.18%) IPv4
2 2 (1.18%) IPv6
3 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (18.93%) MySQL
3 17 (10.06%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.51%) MS Access
5 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (5.33%) Couchbase
6 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.73%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.14%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.37%) Redis
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (15.38%) JUnit
1 26 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.43%) Maven
3 20 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.28%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.51%) Selenium
5 11 (6.51%) MSTest
6 10 (5.92%) NUnit
7 9 (5.33%) JIRA
8 8 (4.73%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.14%) TestNG
10 6 (3.55%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.55%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.96%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.96%) Subversion
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.78%) Rational Functional Tester
13 3 (1.78%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (11.24%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Electronics
2 13 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.51%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.51%) Marketing
4 9 (5.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (77.51%) Developer
2 57 (33.73%) Java Developer
3 34 (20.12%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.65%) Analyst
6 14 (8.28%) PHP Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Programmer
9 8 (4.73%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (4.73%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Architect
11 6 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Consultant
12 5 (2.96%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.37%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.24%) HTML
2 65 (38.46%) CSS
3 64 (37.87%) Spring
4 55 (32.54%) .NET
5 54 (31.95%) Web Services
6 49 (28.99%) Hibernate
7 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
8 39 (23.08%) Spring MVC
9 37 (21.89%) jQuery
10 36 (21.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (18.93%) REST
12 31 (18.34%) XML
13 30 (17.75%) SOAP
14 24 (14.20%) J2EE
15 21 (12.43%) .NET Framework
15 21 (12.43%) JPA
16 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (7.69%) RESTful
18 12 (7.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) DTV
1 14 (8.28%) Open Source
2 3 (1.78%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.78%) Streaming Video
2 3 (1.78%) MPEG
2 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.59%) Wiki
4 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.59%) Replication
4 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.59%) User Experience
4 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Linux
2 10 (5.92%) UNIX
3 7 (4.14%) Windows
4 4 (2.37%) CentOS
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Fedora
5 2 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (63.91%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.75%) MVC
3 66 (39.05%) BDD
4 64 (37.87%) Scrum
5 26 (15.38%) OO
6 23 (13.61%) E-Commerce
6 23 (13.61%) Unit Testing
7 22 (13.02%) Waterfall
8 19 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (10.06%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.88%) SOA
10 15 (8.88%) V-Model
11 14 (8.28%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (7.10%) Integration Testing
12 12 (7.10%) OOD
13 11 (6.51%) Programme Management
13 11 (6.51%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (5.92%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.92%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 94 (55.62%) Java
2 68 (40.24%) JavaScript
3 63 (37.28%) SQL
4 43 (25.44%) C#
5 19 (11.24%) PHP
6 13 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.51%) Python
8 10 (5.92%) C++
8 10 (5.92%) Ruby
9 9 (5.33%) PHP5
10 8 (4.73%) Scala
10 8 (4.73%) VBA
11 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.55%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.96%) Perl
13 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.18%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.18%) XAML
13 2 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.88%) ISEB
3 12 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.37%) Degree
5 4 (2.37%) HND
5 4 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.06%) Oracle
3 11 (6.51%) SAP
4 8 (4.73%) Zend
5 6 (3.55%) ATG
6 4 (2.37%) hybris
6 4 (2.37%) New Relic
7 3 (1.78%) Adobe
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.59%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.59%) Atmel
9 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.59%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.59%) Google
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