The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 40 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Contract jobs citing TDD 72 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.67% 1.78% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 2.27% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 46
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
1587 1936 1866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.93% 78.54% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 1009 990
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 77 22
Median hourly rate £23.34 £18.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.20 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 31 £413 +6.45% 8
Bracknell - 16 £450 - 2
Maidenhead - 10 £338 - 1
Slough +8 6 £315 -16.06% 1
Newbury - 1 £290 - 2
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 122 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.62%) Java
3 68 (45.95%) Scrum
4 61 (41.22%) BDD
5 55 (37.16%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
7 46 (31.08%) C#
8 44 (29.73%) HTML
9 39 (26.35%) MVC
10 37 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 33 (22.30%) CSS
12 32 (21.62%) Web Services
12 32 (21.62%) .NET
13 31 (20.95%) Pair Programming
14 30 (20.27%) REST
15 29 (19.59%) User Stories
15 29 (19.59%) XML
16 28 (18.92%) JIRA
17 27 (18.24%) Jenkins
17 27 (18.24%) RESTful
18 26 (17.57%) HTML5
18 26 (17.57%) OOP
19 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
20 24 (16.22%) Kanban
20 24 (16.22%) Open Source
21 23 (15.54%) Selenium
21 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
21 23 (15.54%) E-Commerce
21 23 (15.54%) SQL
22 22 (14.86%) Spring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.14%) Confluence
2 13 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.11%) CMS
4 11 (7.43%) Apache
4 11 (7.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (6.08%) Apache Spark
6 7 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.38%) Alfresco
7 5 (3.38%) Liferay
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (2.03%) JBoss
9 3 (2.03%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.68%) GemFire
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
10 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.11%) GitHub
3 9 (6.08%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (6.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (6.08%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) HTTP
2 6 (4.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) DVB
3 1 (0.68%) Extranet
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.78%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.43%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (6.08%) Big Data
4 9 (6.08%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.41%) Apache Hive
5 8 (5.41%) HBase
6 7 (4.73%) DB2
6 7 (4.73%) Impala
6 7 (4.73%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.73%) Sqoop
7 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.70%) GIS
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.35%) MySQL
9 2 (1.35%) Redis
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (18.92%) JIRA
2 27 (18.24%) Jenkins
3 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
4 23 (15.54%) Selenium
5 21 (14.19%) Gradle
6 18 (12.16%) WebDriver
7 14 (9.46%) Gatling
8 11 (7.43%) Ant
8 11 (7.43%) eggPlant
8 11 (7.43%) JMeter
8 11 (7.43%) Maven
8 11 (7.43%) Subversion
9 10 (6.76%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (6.76%) Bitbucket
10 9 (6.08%) Eclipse
11 8 (5.41%) IntelliJ
12 7 (4.73%) JUnit
12 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (4.73%) TeamCity
13 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (6.76%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Retail
3 2 (1.35%) Legal
3 2 (1.35%) Marketing
3 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.35%) Publishing
3 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (62.84%) Developer
2 29 (19.59%) C# Developer
3 25 (16.89%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (9.46%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.78%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Agile Developer
7 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (7.43%) Developer in Test
8 10 (6.76%) Analyst
8 10 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.76%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Consultant
9 8 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Scrum Master
10 7 (4.73%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.73%) HTML
2 37 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 33 (22.30%) CSS
4 32 (21.62%) .NET
4 32 (21.62%) Web Services
5 30 (20.27%) REST
6 29 (19.59%) XML
7 27 (18.24%) RESTful
8 26 (17.57%) HTML5
9 22 (14.86%) CSS3
9 22 (14.86%) Spring
10 21 (14.19%) Node.js
11 18 (12.16%) jQuery
12 17 (11.49%) JSON
12 17 (11.49%) Sass
13 16 (10.81%) LESS
14 14 (9.46%) Java EE
15 13 (8.78%) SOAP
16 10 (6.76%) Entity Framework
16 10 (6.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Visualisation
2 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) MPEG
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) STB
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.11%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Solaris
3 4 (2.70%) Android
4 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.35%) Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Unix
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (45.95%) Scrum
3 61 (41.22%) BDD
4 55 (37.16%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (26.35%) MVC
6 31 (20.95%) Pair Programming
7 29 (19.59%) User Stories
8 26 (17.57%) OOP
9 24 (16.22%) Kanban
9 24 (16.22%) Open Source
10 23 (15.54%) E-Commerce
10 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
11 22 (14.86%) Data Protection
11 22 (14.86%) Front End Development
12 20 (13.51%) Automated Testing
13 18 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (11.49%) Software Delivery
14 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
15 16 (10.81%) Web Development
16 15 (10.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 69 (46.62%) Java
2 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 46 (31.08%) C#
4 23 (15.54%) SQL
5 21 (14.19%) Groovy
6 20 (13.51%) Scala
7 19 (12.84%) C++
7 19 (12.84%) Python
8 13 (8.78%) Ruby
9 6 (4.05%) PHP
10 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.35%) Perl
11 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.35%) XPath
12 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Go
12 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Degree
1 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.03%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) HDFS
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Oozie
2 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) Oracle
2 11 (7.43%) Sitecore
3 9 (6.08%) Splunk
4 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.73%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (4.05%) Ab Initio
6 5 (3.38%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (2.03%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.03%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.68%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Pega
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
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