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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 85 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 1.36% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.99% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £306 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
1806 1756 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.59% 68.06% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 835 763
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 £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 23 £332 - 5
Reading +15 12 £525 +54.98% 2
Bracknell +1 2 - - 3
Hungerford - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) Scrum
3 31 (41.33%) Java
4 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 28 (37.33%) HTML
6 22 (29.33%) C#
6 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (29.33%) BDD
7 21 (28.00%) CSS
8 20 (26.67%) OO
8 20 (26.67%) jQuery
9 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
9 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
9 19 (25.33%) Pair Programming
10 18 (24.00%) SQL
11 17 (22.67%) MVC
12 16 (21.33%) .NET
13 15 (20.00%) SOAP
13 15 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (18.67%) SOA
15 13 (17.33%) Scala
15 13 (17.33%) WCF
16 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
16 12 (16.00%) RESTful
16 12 (16.00%) Open Source
16 12 (16.00%) Groovy
16 12 (16.00%) Spring
17 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
17 11 (14.67%) Linux
17 11 (14.67%) CSS3

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.67%) Drupal
2 4 (5.33%) Liferay
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.00%) WordPress
3 3 (4.00%) Joomla!
3 3 (4.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.67%) SDH
1 2 (2.67%) MPLS
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) MySQL
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.33%) Voldemort
7 1 (1.33%) BigTable
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) QUnit
2 9 (12.00%) Jasmine
2 9 (12.00%) Grunt
3 8 (10.67%) JIRA
4 7 (9.33%) Subversion
5 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.00%) JUnit
6 5 (6.67%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.33%) Selenium
7 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.33%) Gradle
7 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.33%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (5.33%) NUnit
8 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.00%) TestNG
9 2 (2.67%) jMock
General
1 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (8.00%) MySQL DBA
6 6 (8.00%) DBA
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Communications Officer
8 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Web Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) HTML
2 21 (28.00%) CSS
3 20 (26.67%) jQuery
4 16 (21.33%) .NET
5 15 (20.00%) SOAP
5 15 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (17.33%) WCF
7 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (16.00%) RESTful
7 12 (16.00%) Spring
8 11 (14.67%) CSS3
8 11 (14.67%) Sass
9 10 (13.33%) HTML5
9 10 (13.33%) XML
10 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
11 8 (10.67%) J2EE
12 7 (9.33%) Web Services
12 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Open Source
2 3 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.67%) DTV
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Android
2 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.33%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) Solaris
4 2 (2.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) Scrum
3 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (29.33%) BDD
4 20 (26.67%) OO
5 19 (25.33%) Pair Programming
6 17 (22.67%) MVC
7 14 (18.67%) SOA
8 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
9 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Kanban
10 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.33%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.33%) Web Development
12 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (8.00%) OOP
12 6 (8.00%) Logistics
13 5 (6.67%) CRM
13 5 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) Java
2 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) C#
4 18 (24.00%) SQL
5 13 (17.33%) Scala
6 12 (16.00%) Groovy
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
8 4 (5.33%) Ruby
9 3 (4.00%) Python
9 3 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (4.00%) VB
10 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) ISEB
1 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) HP
2 3 (4.00%) GigaSpaces
3 2 (2.67%) SAP
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) BEA
3 2 (2.67%) MetaSolv
3 2 (2.67%) Cramer
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.33%) Akamai
4 1 (1.33%) Zend
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