The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 63 40 76
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Contract jobs citing TDD 60 97 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.60% 3.77% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 4.96% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 31
Median daily rate £413 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £507 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
1849 1957 1903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.22% 76.03% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1123 939
Median daily rate £420 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 24 £413 -1.78% 15
Bracknell -2 9 £525 +23.52% 6
Maidenhead -6 5 £406 +21.26% 2
Slough -3 2 £323 -15.33% 2
Wokingham - 2 £400 - 2
Newbury - 2 £375 - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 79 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
2 40 (36.70%) BDD
3 39 (35.78%) Scrum
4 38 (34.86%) C#
5 35 (32.11%) Java
5 35 (32.11%) MVC
6 34 (31.19%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (29.36%) Waterfall
8 29 (26.61%) Data Protection
9 28 (25.69%) Git (software)
9 28 (25.69%) .NET
9 28 (25.69%) AngularJS
10 26 (23.85%) Jenkins
11 25 (22.94%) User Stories
11 25 (22.94%) HTML
12 24 (22.02%) Pair Programming
13 22 (20.18%) REST
13 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
14 21 (19.27%) Open Source
14 21 (19.27%) Web Services
15 20 (18.35%) CSS
16 19 (17.43%) Kanban
16 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
17 18 (16.51%) HTML5
17 18 (16.51%) E-Commerce
18 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
19 16 (14.68%) JIRA
20 15 (13.76%) QA
20 15 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (10.09%) Confluence
2 8 (7.34%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.59%) Apache
4 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.75%) JBoss
6 2 (1.83%) CMS
6 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.83%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.92%) GemFire
7 1 (0.92%) IIS
7 1 (0.92%) Liferay
7 1 (0.92%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) GitHub
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.75%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) DVB
2 2 (1.83%) SNMP
3 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) MySQL
2 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.92%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.92%) HBase
6 1 (0.92%) OLTP
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) Redis
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (25.69%) Git (software)
2 26 (23.85%) Jenkins
3 16 (14.68%) JIRA
4 15 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (11.01%) Selenium
6 10 (9.17%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.42%) Subversion
8 5 (4.59%) Gatling
8 5 (4.59%) JUnit
8 5 (4.59%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.67%) Hudson
10 3 (2.75%) Appium
10 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.75%) Gradle
10 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.83%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.83%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.83%) Maven
General
1 15 (13.76%) Retail
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Games
4 2 (1.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (54.13%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) C# Developer
3 10 (9.17%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.26%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Security Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Web Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.50%) Tester
7 6 (5.50%) Web Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) .NET
1 28 (25.69%) AngularJS
2 25 (22.94%) HTML
3 22 (20.18%) REST
4 21 (19.27%) Web Services
5 20 (18.35%) CSS
6 18 (16.51%) HTML5
7 15 (13.76%) SOAP
8 12 (11.01%) Entity Framework
8 12 (11.01%) jQuery
8 12 (11.01%) RESTful
9 11 (10.09%) CSS3
9 11 (10.09%) Node.js
9 11 (10.09%) Spring
10 10 (9.17%) WCF
11 9 (8.26%) JSON
11 9 (8.26%) XML
12 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.42%) Cryptography
2 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.83%) MPEG
3 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.92%) Digital TV
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Online Games
4 1 (0.92%) STB
4 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Solaris
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.70%) BDD
3 39 (35.78%) Scrum
4 35 (32.11%) MVC
5 34 (31.19%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (29.36%) Waterfall
7 29 (26.61%) Data Protection
8 25 (22.94%) User Stories
9 24 (22.02%) Pair Programming
10 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
11 21 (19.27%) Open Source
12 19 (17.43%) Kanban
13 18 (16.51%) E-Commerce
14 15 (13.76%) SOLID
15 13 (11.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 12 (11.01%) DevOps
16 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
17 11 (10.09%) High Availability
17 11 (10.09%) SDLC
17 11 (10.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
2 38 (34.86%) C#
3 35 (32.11%) Java
4 14 (12.84%) SQL
5 6 (5.50%) PHP
6 5 (4.59%) C++
7 4 (3.67%) Scala
8 3 (2.75%) C
9 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.83%) XPath
10 1 (0.92%) Groovy
10 1 (0.92%) Python
10 1 (0.92%) Ruby
10 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
4 6 (5.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SDET
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Nagios
2 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.92%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.92%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.92%) IBM
4 1 (0.92%) Pega
4 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
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