Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.68% 3.85% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 4.66% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Cheltenham median daily rate £300 £444 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.39% +1.14% +17.00%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 113 193 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 77.40% 82.48% 70.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 107 112
Cheltenham median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +1.59%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £266
90th Percentile £663 £563 £503
Gloucestershire median daily rate £404 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £15.20 £41.25 £40.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -17.11% -9.52% +16.67%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Cheltenham

TDD
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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for TDD.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft