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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 89 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing TDD 40 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.60% 2.09% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.81% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 25
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
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
1975 2096 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.13% 74.27% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1109 1029
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 32 £375 -6.25% 11
Bracknell -10 2 - - 2
Slough +4 1 - - 3
Maidenhead - 1 £475 - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 69 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 31 (36.90%) HTML
3 31 (36.90%) CSS
3 31 (36.90%) Scrum
4 30 (35.71%) Linux
4 30 (35.71%) Python
5 25 (29.76%) Java
6 23 (27.38%) OOP
7 21 (25.00%) Django
7 21 (25.00%) User Experience
8 20 (23.81%) BDD
8 20 (23.81%) NoSQL
9 18 (21.43%) Data Protection
9 18 (21.43%) REST
10 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
11 16 (19.05%) Kanban
12 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
13 13 (15.48%) Web Services
13 13 (15.48%) RESTful
14 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
14 12 (14.29%) C#
14 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 12 (14.29%) JSON
15 11 (13.10%) Degree
15 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
15 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
15 11 (13.10%) Internet
16 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
16 10 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (4.76%) Node.js
2 3 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.19%) Mule
4 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.19%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.19%) GitHub
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
2 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (9.52%) Riak
5 7 (8.33%) Big Data
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.19%) GIS
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.71%) Ant
2 9 (10.71%) Maven
3 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.76%) Grunt
4 4 (4.76%) gulp
5 3 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (2.38%) JUnit
6 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.19%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) Hudson
7 1 (1.19%) Moq
7 1 (1.19%) MSTest
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.19%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (78.57%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Linux Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.95%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) CSS
1 31 (36.90%) HTML
2 21 (25.00%) Django
3 18 (21.43%) REST
4 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
5 13 (15.48%) RESTful
5 13 (15.48%) Web Services
6 12 (14.29%) JSON
7 9 (10.71%) .NET
8 8 (9.52%) Sass
9 7 (8.33%) HTML5
10 5 (5.95%) jQuery
11 4 (4.76%) SOAP
12 3 (3.57%) CSS3
12 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.57%) Spring
12 3 (3.57%) WCF
12 3 (3.57%) XML
13 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) User Experience
2 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) New Media
4 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Unix
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) Scrum
3 23 (27.38%) OOP
4 20 (23.81%) BDD
5 18 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 16 (19.05%) Kanban
7 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (10.71%) MVC
12 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (8.33%) Document Management
12 7 (8.33%) Information Governance
12 7 (8.33%) Secure Coding
12 7 (8.33%) User Stories
12 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.33%) Web Development
13 6 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 30 (35.71%) Python
3 25 (29.76%) Java
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (5.95%) SQL
6 3 (3.57%) ES6
6 3 (3.57%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (2.38%) HP
2 2 (2.38%) Twitter
3 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.19%) Facebook
3 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Pega
3 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.19%) Siebel
3 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.19%) VMware
3 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
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