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 3 months to 25 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 30 18
Rank change year-on-year -14 -12  
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 39 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.50% 4.64% 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 5.65% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 71
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £425
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 690 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.14% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 511 585
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for TDD.

1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
3 32 (51.61%) HTML
4 25 (40.32%) C#
4 25 (40.32%) .NET
5 24 (38.71%) CSS
5 24 (38.71%) AngularJS
6 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
7 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
8 20 (32.26%) Scrum
9 19 (30.65%) Java
9 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
9 19 (30.65%) BDD
9 19 (30.65%) DevOps
10 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (27.42%) TeamCity
11 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (25.81%) REST
12 15 (24.19%) Microservices
12 15 (24.19%) React
12 15 (24.19%) SQL
12 15 (24.19%) MVC
12 15 (24.19%) Finance
12 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
13 14 (22.58%) HTML5
14 13 (20.97%) Node.js
14 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (20.97%) GitHub
14 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (20.97%) XML

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 6 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.06%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.61%) Liferay
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) iTrent
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.97%) GitHub
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.61%) Firebase
5 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (9.68%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) MySQL
7 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.61%) Big Data
8 1 (1.61%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.61%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.42%) TeamCity
3 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.29%) Maven
5 6 (9.68%) Bitbucket
5 6 (9.68%) JIRA
5 6 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (8.06%) Ant
6 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.06%) Gradle
6 5 (8.06%) Selenium
7 3 (4.84%) GoCD
7 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.23%) Grunt
8 2 (3.23%) JUnit
8 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.61%) Mockito
9 1 (1.61%) MSTest
9 1 (1.61%) Protractor
9 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Marketing
4 4 (6.45%) Electronics
4 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Advertising
6 2 (3.23%) Games
6 2 (3.23%) Local Government
7 1 (1.61%) Automotive
7 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.74%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (9.68%) Python Developer
8 5 (8.06%) HTML Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Angular Developer
9 4 (6.45%) AWS Developer
9 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 25 (40.32%) .NET
3 24 (38.71%) AngularJS
3 24 (38.71%) CSS
4 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
5 16 (25.81%) REST
6 15 (24.19%) React
7 14 (22.58%) HTML5
8 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (20.97%) Node.js
8 13 (20.97%) XML
9 12 (19.35%) RESTful
10 11 (17.74%) Spring
11 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (16.13%) SOAP
12 9 (14.52%) jQuery
13 8 (12.90%) Ajax
13 8 (12.90%) CSS3
14 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (12.90%) User Experience
3 6 (9.68%) Blog
3 6 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.84%) iPad
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Scrum
3 19 (30.65%) BDD
3 19 (30.65%) DevOps
4 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.19%) Microservices
5 15 (24.19%) MVC
6 12 (19.35%) Kanban
6 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 11 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.13%) User Stories
9 9 (14.52%) Web Development
10 7 (11.29%) Front End Development
10 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
10 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.68%) CQRS
11 6 (9.68%) High Availability
12 4 (6.45%) API Development
12 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 19 (30.65%) Java
4 15 (24.19%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) Scala
6 10 (16.13%) Python
7 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.06%) PHP
8 5 (8.06%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) ES6
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Google
3 5 (8.06%) hybris
4 4 (6.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
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