Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 59 24
Rank change year-on-year +25 -35 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 109 55 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.40% 3.05% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 3.67% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 39 93
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £319
90th Percentile £538 £525 £570
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £68.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £68.75 - £37.50

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,690 1,499 1,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.79% 83.05% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,136 998 1,094
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £251
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 71
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.10% +4.73% +7.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.38 £12.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £50.00 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.22% -4.73%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Bristol

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Bristol

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for TDD.

1 99 (90.83%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (55.05%) Java
2 60 (55.05%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (44.95%) OO
4 48 (44.04%) Oracle
5 47 (43.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 44 (40.37%) Ansible
7 43 (39.45%) MySQL
7 43 (39.45%) Tomcat
7 43 (39.45%) Migration
8 42 (38.53%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (38.53%) NUnit
8 42 (38.53%) WebSphere
8 42 (38.53%) WebLogic
8 42 (38.53%) Opscode Chef
8 42 (38.53%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (38.53%) MSTest
8 42 (38.53%) Puppet
8 42 (38.53%) NoSQL
8 42 (38.53%) OpenStack
9 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
10 25 (22.94%) BDD
11 24 (22.02%) Scrum
12 23 (21.10%) HTML
13 22 (20.18%) CSS
14 19 (17.43%) .NET
15 18 (16.51%) jQuery
16 17 (15.60%) SQL
16 17 (15.60%) C#
16 17 (15.60%) MVC

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 43 (39.45%) Tomcat
2 42 (38.53%) OpenStack
2 42 (38.53%) WebLogic
2 42 (38.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.75%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 47 (43.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (38.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) GitHub
4 1 (0.92%) npm
4 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) SSL
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.45%) MySQL
2 42 (38.53%) NoSQL
2 42 (38.53%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.92%) GIS
5 1 (0.92%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (38.53%) MSTest
1 42 (38.53%) NUnit
2 6 (5.50%) Maven
2 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.59%) JIRA
4 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.67%) Selenium
4 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.75%) Ant
5 3 (2.75%) Mockito
5 3 (2.75%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.83%) Grunt
6 2 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.83%) Mocha
6 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.92%) gulp
7 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Legal
3 2 (1.83%) Electronics
3 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.83%) Law
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (84.40%) Developer
2 53 (48.62%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.68%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.93%) AWS Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.42%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Backend Developer
8 5 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.59%) React Developer
9 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.67%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Programmer
9 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.75%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (2.75%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (2.75%) EPiServer Developer
10 3 (2.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) HTML
2 22 (20.18%) CSS
3 19 (17.43%) .NET
4 18 (16.51%) jQuery
5 17 (15.60%) REST
6 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
7 11 (10.09%) HTML5
7 11 (10.09%) Web Services
8 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.34%) RESTful
9 8 (7.34%) Sass
9 8 (7.34%) Spring
10 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.42%) Middleware
10 7 (6.42%) Node.js
10 7 (6.42%) SOAP
11 6 (5.50%) CSS3
11 6 (5.50%) NHibernate
11 6 (5.50%) React
12 5 (4.59%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.17%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.67%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) Android
1 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.92%) Linux
1 1 (0.92%) Unix
1 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (90.83%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (55.05%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (44.95%) OO
4 43 (39.45%) Migration
5 25 (22.94%) BDD
6 24 (22.02%) Scrum
7 17 (15.60%) MVC
8 16 (14.68%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Front End Development
10 11 (10.09%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.26%) Microservices
11 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (7.34%) SDLC
13 7 (6.42%) Kanban
14 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.50%) SOLID
14 6 (5.50%) Use Case
15 5 (4.59%) Mobile First
16 4 (3.67%) Coaching
16 4 (3.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (55.05%) Java
2 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.60%) C#
3 17 (15.60%) SQL
4 6 (5.50%) Java 8
5 2 (1.83%) C
5 2 (1.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.92%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (40.37%) Ansible
2 42 (38.53%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (38.53%) Puppet
3 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (44.04%) Oracle
2 4 (3.67%) Adobe
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.83%) Coverity
3 2 (1.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.92%) Google
4 1 (0.92%) hybris
4 1 (0.92%) Sitecore