The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 23 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)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 27
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.63% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.15% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £538 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.50%  
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 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 52 93 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 69.33% 75.61% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 99
Median daily rate £381 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Cheltenham