The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 86 77 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +43
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 1.94% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.81% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £443 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -15.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1770 1674 2066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.57% 69.00% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 730 800
Average daily rate £375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £49.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
TDD
South East

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 10 July 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 10 July 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
Reading -7 14 £413 +10.00% 7
Slough +12 10 £339 - 1
Bracknell - 4 - - 2
Maidenhead -6 1 £350 -11.39% 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Newbury - - - - 5
Windsor - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
2 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) Scrum
4 31 (40.26%) HTML
5 27 (35.06%) BDD
6 26 (33.77%) CSS
7 24 (31.17%) C#
8 23 (29.87%) .NET
8 23 (29.87%) jQuery
9 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (27.27%) Java
11 19 (24.68%) SQL
11 19 (24.68%) OO
11 19 (24.68%) MVC
12 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
13 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
14 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
14 15 (19.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (16.88%) RESTful
15 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
15 13 (16.88%) SOAP
16 12 (15.58%) SOA
16 12 (15.58%) WCF
16 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
17 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
18 10 (12.99%) Web Services
18 10 (12.99%) MySQL
18 10 (12.99%) Pair Programming
18 10 (12.99%) Spring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 10 (12.99%) Drupal
2 7 (9.09%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.90%) WordPress
5 2 (2.60%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Liferay
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Voldemort
5 2 (2.60%) BigTable
5 2 (2.60%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.79%) QUnit
3 6 (7.79%) Jasmine
3 6 (7.79%) Grunt
4 5 (6.49%) Behat
4 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.49%) NUnit
5 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 4 (5.19%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.19%) JIRA
5 4 (5.19%) Selenium
5 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.60%) Maven
7 2 (2.60%) TestNG
7 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) French Language
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (74.03%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.48%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.79%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Communications Officer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Web Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (2.60%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) HTML
2 26 (33.77%) CSS
3 23 (29.87%) .NET
3 23 (29.87%) jQuery
4 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
4 15 (19.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
5 13 (16.88%) RESTful
5 13 (16.88%) SOAP
6 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.58%) WCF
7 10 (12.99%) Web Services
7 10 (12.99%) Spring
8 9 (11.69%) Ajax
8 9 (11.69%) XML
8 9 (11.69%) HTML5
9 8 (10.39%) CSS3
9 8 (10.39%) Sass
10 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Open Source
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.60%) DTV
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Scrum
3 27 (35.06%) BDD
4 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.68%) OO
5 19 (24.68%) MVC
6 12 (15.58%) SOA
7 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Pair Programming
8 10 (12.99%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Web Development
10 7 (9.09%) OOP
11 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.79%) Kanban
12 5 (6.49%) UML
13 4 (5.19%) OOD
13 4 (5.19%) AOP
13 4 (5.19%) Content Management
13 4 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
2 24 (31.17%) C#
3 21 (27.27%) Java
4 19 (24.68%) SQL
5 9 (11.69%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.69%) PHP
6 6 (7.79%) Groovy
7 5 (6.49%) Scala
7 5 (6.49%) PHP5
8 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) Perl
10 2 (2.60%) VB
10 2 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) HP
2 2 (2.60%) Google
2 2 (2.60%) SAP
3 1 (1.30%) Foundry
3 1 (1.30%) Akamai
3 1 (1.30%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £370 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago