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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 77 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.72% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 26
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£345 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £310 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1782 1748 2068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.68% 67.28% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 850 737
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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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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
Slough +14 27 £330 - 4
Reading +21 12 £385 +10.00% 7
Bracknell 0 2 - - 3
Hungerford - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 65 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.85%) Scrum
3 32 (41.03%) Java
4 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (37.18%) HTML
5 22 (28.21%) C#
5 22 (28.21%) BDD
6 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (25.64%) CSS
7 20 (25.64%) OO
8 19 (24.36%) Pair Programming
8 19 (24.36%) jQuery
9 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 18 (23.08%) MVC
9 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 16 (20.51%) .NET
10 16 (20.51%) SQL
10 16 (20.51%) SOA
11 15 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (17.95%) RESTful
12 14 (17.95%) Scala
12 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
12 14 (17.95%) SOAP
13 13 (16.67%) Open Source
13 13 (16.67%) Groovy
13 13 (16.67%) WCF
14 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
15 11 (14.10%) XML
15 11 (14.10%) Sass
16 10 (12.82%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 5 (6.41%) Apache
1 5 (6.41%) Drupal
2 4 (5.13%) Liferay
2 4 (5.13%) CMS
3 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.85%) WordPress
3 3 (3.85%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) GitHub
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) MPLS
1 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
1 2 (2.56%) SDH
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) MySQL
3 9 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) JIRA
2 9 (11.54%) QUnit
2 9 (11.54%) Jasmine
2 9 (11.54%) Grunt
3 7 (8.97%) Subversion
3 7 (8.97%) JUnit
4 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.41%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.13%) Selenium
6 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.13%) Gradle
6 4 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (3.85%) NUnit
7 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.85%) TestLink
7 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (7.69%) DBA
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Communications Officer
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.85%) QA Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) HTML
2 20 (25.64%) CSS
3 19 (24.36%) jQuery
4 16 (20.51%) .NET
5 15 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (17.95%) RESTful
6 14 (17.95%) SOAP
7 13 (16.67%) WCF
8 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.10%) XML
9 11 (14.10%) Sass
10 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
10 10 (12.82%) CSS3
10 10 (12.82%) HTML5
10 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.82%) Spring
11 9 (11.54%) J2EE
12 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (8.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Open Source
2 6 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) DTV
4 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Android
2 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
3 3 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.85%) Scrum
3 22 (28.21%) BDD
4 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.64%) OO
6 19 (24.36%) Pair Programming
7 18 (23.08%) MVC
8 16 (20.51%) SOA
9 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 9 (11.54%) Automated Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (8.97%) OOP
12 7 (8.97%) Kanban
12 7 (8.97%) Web Development
13 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.69%) Logistics
14 5 (6.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) Java
2 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.21%) C#
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
5 14 (17.95%) Scala
6 13 (16.67%) Groovy
7 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.13%) Perl
7 4 (5.13%) Ruby
8 3 (3.85%) VB
8 3 (3.85%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.85%) ISEB
1 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) HP
2 3 (3.85%) GigaSpaces
3 2 (2.56%) SAP
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) BEA
3 2 (2.56%) MetaSolv
3 2 (2.56%) Cramer
4 1 (1.28%) Telerik
4 1 (1.28%) Akamai
4 1 (1.28%) Zend
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