The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 75 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.94% 1.15% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.68% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 27
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£332 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
TDD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1784 1785 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.26% 68.21% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 895 742
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Berkshire region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Berkshire region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +18 24 £325 - 3
Reading +22 21 £350 +1.44% 11
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 72 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Scrum
3 37 (43.02%) Java
4 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
5 31 (36.05%) HTML
6 22 (25.58%) MVC
6 22 (25.58%) C#
6 22 (25.58%) OO
6 22 (25.58%) BDD
7 21 (24.42%) jQuery
7 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (24.42%) CSS
8 19 (22.09%) Pair Programming
9 18 (20.93%) .NET
9 18 (20.93%) SOA
10 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
10 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
10 17 (19.77%) Scala
11 16 (18.60%) Open Source
12 15 (17.44%) RESTful
12 15 (17.44%) Groovy
13 14 (16.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (16.28%) SQL
13 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
14 13 (15.12%) SOAP
14 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
15 12 (13.95%) Sass
15 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
15 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
16 11 (12.79%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.98%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) Drupal
3 4 (4.65%) Liferay
3 4 (4.65%) CMS
4 3 (3.49%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.49%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.49%) WordPress
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.16%) Node.js
6 1 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) GitHub
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) HTTP
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) MPLS
2 2 (2.33%) SDH
2 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) MySQL
3 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) JIRA
2 10 (11.63%) QUnit
2 10 (11.63%) Jasmine
2 10 (11.63%) Grunt
3 8 (9.30%) JUnit
4 7 (8.14%) Subversion
5 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.81%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.65%) Selenium
7 4 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (4.65%) Gradle
7 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.49%) TestLink
8 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.49%) TestNG
8 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.33%) jMock
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Electronics
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (66.28%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (10.47%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.98%) DBA
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.98%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (5.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Communications Officer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.49%) QA Leader
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) HTML
2 21 (24.42%) CSS
2 21 (24.42%) jQuery
3 18 (20.93%) .NET
4 15 (17.44%) RESTful
5 14 (16.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
6 13 (15.12%) SOAP
7 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
7 12 (13.95%) Sass
8 11 (12.79%) CSS3
8 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (12.79%) J2EE
8 11 (12.79%) XML
8 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (12.79%) HTML5
8 11 (12.79%) WCF
8 11 (12.79%) .NET Framework
9 10 (11.63%) Spring
10 7 (8.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Open Source
2 7 (8.14%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.98%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.49%) DTV
4 3 (3.49%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Android
2 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.65%) UNIX
3 4 (4.65%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Scrum
3 22 (25.58%) OO
3 22 (25.58%) MVC
3 22 (25.58%) BDD
4 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.09%) Pair Programming
6 18 (20.93%) SOA
7 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.47%) Automated Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (9.30%) OOP
10 8 (9.30%) Kanban
11 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (6.98%) User Stories
12 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.98%) CRM
12 6 (6.98%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) Java
2 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.58%) C#
4 17 (19.77%) Scala
5 15 (17.44%) Groovy
6 14 (16.28%) SQL
7 4 (4.65%) Perl
7 4 (4.65%) Ruby
8 3 (3.49%) VB
8 3 (3.49%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.16%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) ISEB
1 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle
2 3 (3.49%) SAP
2 3 (3.49%) HP
2 3 (3.49%) GigaSpaces
3 2 (2.33%) BEA
3 2 (2.33%) MetaSolv
3 2 (2.33%) Cramer
3 2 (2.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) Zend
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