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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 70 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 53 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.12% 1.15% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.67% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 28
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£340 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
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 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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
Reading +19 25 £375 +8.69% 8
Slough +14 24 £320 - 5
Bracknell -2 1 - - 3
Hungerford - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 80 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (54.74%) Scrum
3 42 (44.21%) Java
4 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 35 (36.84%) HTML
5 25 (26.32%) CSS
5 25 (26.32%) BDD
6 24 (25.26%) C#
7 22 (23.16%) MVC
7 22 (23.16%) OO
8 21 (22.11%) jQuery
8 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (21.05%) .NET
9 20 (21.05%) Pair Programming
10 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 18 (18.95%) SOA
11 18 (18.95%) Open Source
12 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
12 17 (17.89%) Scala
12 17 (17.89%) SQL
13 15 (15.79%) E-Commerce
13 15 (15.79%) RESTful
13 15 (15.79%) Groovy
14 14 (14.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (14.74%) Sass
14 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.74%) SOAP
14 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
15 13 (13.68%) Linux
15 13 (13.68%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 6 (6.32%) Apache
2 5 (5.26%) Drupal
3 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.21%) CMS
3 4 (4.21%) Liferay
4 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.16%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.16%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.16%) WordPress
4 3 (3.16%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.05%) Node.js
5 1 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) GitHub
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (3.16%) MPLS
2 3 (3.16%) SDH
2 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) MySQL
3 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.58%) JIRA
3 10 (10.53%) QUnit
3 10 (10.53%) Jasmine
3 10 (10.53%) Grunt
4 8 (8.42%) JUnit
5 7 (7.37%) Subversion
6 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.26%) Selenium
8 4 (4.21%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (4.21%) Gradle
9 3 (3.16%) TestLink
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.16%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.16%) Toad
9 3 (3.16%) TestNG
General
1 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.16%) Electronics
2 3 (3.16%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (64.21%) Developer
2 24 (25.26%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (9.47%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.32%) DBA
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.32%) MySQL DBA
8 5 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Communications Officer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.16%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.16%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.84%) HTML
2 25 (26.32%) CSS
3 21 (22.11%) jQuery
4 20 (21.05%) .NET
5 15 (15.79%) RESTful
6 14 (14.74%) SOAP
6 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
6 14 (14.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (14.74%) Sass
7 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.63%) XML
9 11 (11.58%) J2EE
9 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (11.58%) HTML5
9 11 (11.58%) WCF
9 11 (11.58%) .NET Framework
9 11 (11.58%) CSS3
9 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (10.53%) Spring
11 9 (9.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Open Source
2 7 (7.37%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.32%) User Experience
3 6 (6.32%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.21%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.16%) New Media
5 3 (3.16%) DTV
5 3 (3.16%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) BBC
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) Wiki
7 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Android
2 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.21%) UNIX
3 4 (4.21%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (54.74%) Scrum
3 25 (26.32%) BDD
4 22 (23.16%) OO
4 22 (23.16%) MVC
5 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (21.05%) Pair Programming
7 18 (18.95%) SOA
8 15 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.58%) Kanban
10 10 (10.53%) OOP
10 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (8.42%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (8.42%) CRM
13 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.32%) Logistics
14 6 (6.32%) User Stories
14 6 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.21%) Java
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.26%) C#
4 17 (17.89%) SQL
4 17 (17.89%) Scala
5 15 (15.79%) Groovy
6 6 (6.32%) Python
6 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.21%) Perl
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby
8 3 (3.16%) VB
9 2 (2.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.05%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) ISEB
1 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
1 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) SAP
3 3 (3.16%) Cramer
3 3 (3.16%) Adobe
3 3 (3.16%) HP
3 3 (3.16%) BEA
3 3 (3.16%) MetaSolv
3 3 (3.16%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (2.11%) Telerik
5 1 (1.05%) ATG
5 1 (1.05%) Zend
5 1 (1.05%) hybris
5 1 (1.05%) Demandware
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