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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 82 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 41 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 1.15% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.63% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £292 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £429 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
1815 1782 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.54% 70.41% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 867 682
Average daily rate £400 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.25 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +13 18 £400 - 7
Bracknell +11 11 £425 - 4
Slough 0 4 £400 +23.07% 1
Newbury -1 1 £400 -6.97% 3
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (81.20%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (54.70%) JavaScript
3 59 (50.43%) HTML
4 49 (41.88%) Java
5 44 (37.61%) CSS
6 31 (26.50%) Scrum
7 28 (23.93%) MVC
8 26 (22.22%) .NET
9 25 (21.37%) C#
10 24 (20.51%) BDD
11 22 (18.80%) jQuery
12 21 (17.95%) HTML5
13 20 (17.09%) Web Services
14 19 (16.24%) OO
14 19 (16.24%) Python
14 19 (16.24%) Sass
15 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 17 (14.53%) CSS3
16 17 (14.53%) SQL
16 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
17 16 (13.68%) J2EE
17 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
17 16 (13.68%) Linux
17 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
17 16 (13.68%) REST
17 16 (13.68%) RESTful
17 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (13.68%) Django
18 15 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
18 15 (12.82%) SOAP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.84%) CMS
1 8 (6.84%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.27%) Node.js
3 5 (4.27%) JBoss
4 4 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.56%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) Mule
6 1 (0.85%) Liferay
6 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
1 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) Yammer
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Internet
2 9 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.27%) DB2
5 4 (3.42%) MySQL
6 3 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Selenium
2 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.55%) JUnit
4 8 (6.84%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.98%) Subversion
6 5 (4.27%) JIRA
6 5 (4.27%) JBehave
6 5 (4.27%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.27%) Maven
7 4 (3.42%) Ant
7 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.42%) Grunt
8 3 (2.56%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.56%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.71%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.71%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.71%) QUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (9.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.69%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Finance
4 4 (3.42%) Marketing
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.71%) Military
6 2 (1.71%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (75.21%) Developer
2 31 (26.50%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Python Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.27%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.43%) HTML
2 44 (37.61%) CSS
3 26 (22.22%) .NET
4 22 (18.80%) jQuery
5 21 (17.95%) HTML5
6 20 (17.09%) Web Services
7 19 (16.24%) Sass
8 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 17 (14.53%) CSS3
10 16 (13.68%) J2EE
10 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
10 16 (13.68%) REST
10 16 (13.68%) RESTful
10 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (13.68%) Django
11 15 (12.82%) SOAP
12 14 (11.97%) JSON
13 13 (11.11%) XML
14 9 (7.69%) WF
14 9 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) User Experience
2 8 (6.84%) Open Source
3 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.56%) DTV
6 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Online Games
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) Windows
3 8 (6.84%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (81.20%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.50%) Scrum
3 28 (23.93%) MVC
4 24 (20.51%) BDD
5 19 (16.24%) OO
6 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
8 15 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (10.26%) OOP
9 12 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.40%) Kanban
11 10 (8.55%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.55%) User Stories
12 9 (7.69%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.98%) SOA
13 7 (5.98%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.98%) Automated Testing
14 6 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.70%) JavaScript
2 49 (41.88%) Java
3 25 (21.37%) C#
4 19 (16.24%) Python
5 17 (14.53%) SQL
6 5 (4.27%) Groovy
7 4 (3.42%) PHP
7 4 (3.42%) Scala
8 2 (1.71%) Perl
8 2 (1.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) ISEB
2 6 (5.13%) Degree
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.42%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Adobe
3 3 (2.56%) SAP
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.71%) Telerik
4 2 (1.71%) webMethods
4 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.71%) Software AG
4 2 (1.71%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (0.85%) Zend
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
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