The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.04% 3.45% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 4.31% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -8.57%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 45 116 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 91.84% 80.00% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 92 38
Median daily rate £350 £418 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.16% +18.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +96.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Bournemouth

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Bournemouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) Clojure
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Integration
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Clojure
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) C#