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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 57 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -25
Contract jobs citing TDD 74 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.82% 1.03% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 1.40% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 9 17
Average daily rate
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£365 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
1818 1926 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.36% 73.20% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 971 634
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +28 29 £388 +10.71% 21
Slough +14 25 £317 -18.84% 8
Bracknell +6 4 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £350 - 4
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 5
Wokingham - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 107 (83.59%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (49.22%) Java
3 54 (42.19%) Scrum
4 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
5 48 (37.50%) HTML
6 37 (28.91%) CSS
7 32 (25.00%) BDD
8 28 (21.88%) SOAP
9 27 (21.09%) OO
9 27 (21.09%) MVC
10 23 (17.97%) Web Services
10 23 (17.97%) Sass
11 22 (17.19%) C#
12 21 (16.41%) .NET
12 21 (16.41%) REST
12 21 (16.41%) Git (software)
12 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
13 19 (14.84%) HTML5
13 19 (14.84%) Pair Programming
13 19 (14.84%) jQuery
14 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
14 18 (14.06%) XML
14 18 (14.06%) E-Commerce
14 18 (14.06%) User Experience
15 17 (13.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET
15 17 (13.28%) Telecoms
15 17 (13.28%) CSS3
15 17 (13.28%) RESTful
16 16 (12.50%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.91%) Apache
3 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) JBoss
4 3 (2.34%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.34%) Liferay
4 3 (2.34%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.56%) CMS
5 2 (1.56%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) GitHub
1 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) Internet
1 12 (9.38%) HTTP
2 7 (5.47%) MPLS
2 7 (5.47%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.47%) SDH
3 3 (2.34%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) NoSQL
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.59%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.69%) MySQL
7 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.56%) DB2
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.94%) Grunt
3 12 (9.38%) JIRA
4 11 (8.59%) JUnit
5 10 (7.81%) Eclipse
5 10 (7.81%) QUnit
5 10 (7.81%) Jasmine
6 8 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.47%) Subversion
7 7 (5.47%) Toad
8 6 (4.69%) Selenium
8 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.91%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.91%) jMock
10 3 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.34%) Gradle
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (2.34%) Maven
10 3 (2.34%) JBehave
General
1 17 (13.28%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.59%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Electronics
3 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.13%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (68.75%) Developer
2 32 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.72%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Analyst
5 11 (8.59%) Python Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.34%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.50%) HTML
2 37 (28.91%) CSS
3 28 (21.88%) SOAP
4 23 (17.97%) Web Services
4 23 (17.97%) Sass
5 21 (16.41%) .NET
5 21 (16.41%) REST
5 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
6 19 (14.84%) HTML5
6 19 (14.84%) jQuery
7 18 (14.06%) XML
8 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET
8 17 (13.28%) CSS3
8 17 (13.28%) RESTful
9 15 (11.72%) J2EE
10 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (10.94%) Spring
10 14 (10.94%) JMS
11 11 (8.59%) JSON
11 11 (8.59%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) User Experience
2 13 (10.16%) Open Source
3 6 (4.69%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.13%) DTV
5 4 (3.13%) New Media
6 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.34%) BBC
7 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.56%) iPad
7 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) Windows
3 6 (4.69%) UNIX
4 3 (2.34%) Solaris
5 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (83.59%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.19%) Scrum
3 32 (25.00%) BDD
4 27 (21.09%) OO
4 27 (21.09%) MVC
5 19 (14.84%) Pair Programming
6 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
6 18 (14.06%) E-Commerce
7 17 (13.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (12.50%) Kanban
8 16 (12.50%) SOA
9 15 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.16%) OOP
10 13 (10.16%) Extreme Programming
11 11 (8.59%) Migration
12 10 (7.81%) Software Testing
13 9 (7.03%) User Stories
13 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.25%) Test Scripting
15 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) Java
2 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.19%) C#
4 15 (11.72%) SQL
4 15 (11.72%) Scala
5 11 (8.59%) Python
5 11 (8.59%) Groovy
6 10 (7.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.91%) Degree
1 5 (3.91%) ISEB
2 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) HND
3 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) logstash
1 3 (2.34%) Hyperic
1 3 (2.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (10.16%) Oracle
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.47%) MetaSolv
3 7 (5.47%) Cramer
3 7 (5.47%) BEA
4 4 (3.13%) SAP
5 3 (2.34%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (2.34%) VMware
5 3 (2.34%) Adobe
6 2 (1.56%) Software AG
6 2 (1.56%) ATG
6 2 (1.56%) webMethods
6 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.56%) hybris
6 2 (1.56%) Demandware
7 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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