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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 63 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Contract jobs citing TDD 80 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.80% 1.19% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.60% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 19
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£350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
2008 2061 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.33% 74.54% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1084 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £164.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +15 27 £375 +3.44% 12
Slough +18 22 £315 - 2
Bracknell +2 3 £400 -11.11% 2
Newbury - 3 £394 - 5
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 125 (82.78%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (47.02%) Java
3 64 (42.38%) JavaScript
3 64 (42.38%) HTML
4 57 (37.75%) Scrum
5 48 (31.79%) CSS
6 36 (23.84%) MVC
7 35 (23.18%) BDD
8 32 (21.19%) Web Services
9 31 (20.53%) OO
10 30 (19.87%) SOAP
11 29 (19.21%) C#
11 29 (19.21%) .NET
12 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
13 26 (17.22%) Sass
14 24 (15.89%) ASP.NET
14 24 (15.89%) Git (software)
15 23 (15.23%) HTML5
15 23 (15.23%) jQuery
16 22 (14.57%) Software Engineering
16 22 (14.57%) SQL
17 21 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (13.25%) RESTful
18 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
18 20 (13.25%) Telecoms
18 20 (13.25%) Responsive Web Design
18 20 (13.25%) CSS3
18 20 (13.25%) User Experience
19 19 (12.58%) REST
20 18 (11.92%) Python

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (7.28%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (6.62%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.30%) JBoss
3 8 (5.30%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.64%) CMS
5 4 (2.65%) Node.js
5 4 (2.65%) Apache
6 3 (1.99%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.32%) Liferay
7 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.66%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) Mule
8 1 (0.66%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.32%) GitHub
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) Internet
2 13 (8.61%) HTTP
3 7 (4.64%) SDH
3 7 (4.64%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.64%) MPLS
4 3 (1.99%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.60%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.28%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.97%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.31%) MySQL
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.32%) DB2
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.93%) JUnit
3 13 (8.61%) Grunt
4 12 (7.95%) JIRA
5 11 (7.28%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.96%) QUnit
6 9 (5.96%) Jasmine
7 8 (5.30%) Maven
8 7 (4.64%) Selenium
8 7 (4.64%) Toad
8 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.97%) Subversion
10 5 (3.31%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.65%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.65%) Ant
11 4 (2.65%) Mockito
12 3 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.99%) jMock
General
1 20 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.93%) Finance
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
3 6 (3.97%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Electronics
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Military
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (71.52%) Developer
2 38 (25.17%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.60%) Analyst
4 15 (9.93%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (9.93%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.27%) Agile Java Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Python Developer
7 11 (7.28%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Architect
11 4 (2.65%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.65%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.65%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.65%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.38%) HTML
2 48 (31.79%) CSS
3 32 (21.19%) Web Services
4 30 (19.87%) SOAP
5 29 (19.21%) .NET
6 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
7 26 (17.22%) Sass
8 24 (15.89%) ASP.NET
9 23 (15.23%) HTML5
9 23 (15.23%) jQuery
10 21 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (13.25%) RESTful
11 20 (13.25%) CSS3
12 19 (12.58%) REST
13 18 (11.92%) J2EE
14 16 (10.60%) XML
15 15 (9.93%) Spring
15 15 (9.93%) Django
15 15 (9.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (9.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) User Experience
2 15 (9.93%) Open Source
3 8 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.64%) Web 2.0
5 5 (3.31%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.31%) DTV
6 4 (2.65%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.65%) New Media
7 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.99%) BBC
7 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.32%) FMCG
8 2 (1.32%) iPad
9 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Linux
2 10 (6.62%) Windows
3 8 (5.30%) UNIX
4 2 (1.32%) Solaris
4 2 (1.32%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (82.78%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.75%) Scrum
3 36 (23.84%) MVC
4 35 (23.18%) BDD
5 31 (20.53%) OO
6 22 (14.57%) Software Engineering
7 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
7 20 (13.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (11.92%) Pair Programming
9 15 (9.93%) Kanban
9 15 (9.93%) SOA
10 14 (9.27%) Extreme Programming
11 13 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.61%) User Stories
12 12 (7.95%) OOP
12 12 (7.95%) Software Testing
13 11 (7.28%) Migration
14 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.30%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.02%) Java
2 64 (42.38%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.21%) C#
4 22 (14.57%) SQL
5 18 (11.92%) Python
6 14 (9.27%) Scala
7 11 (7.28%) Groovy
8 10 (6.62%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.65%) PHP
10 2 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Degree
3 5 (3.31%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.32%) HND
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) vSphere
1 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) ZABBIX
1 3 (1.99%) logstash
1 3 (1.99%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 17 (11.26%) Oracle
2 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.64%) Cramer
3 7 (4.64%) MetaSolv
3 7 (4.64%) BEA
4 5 (3.31%) SAP
5 4 (2.65%) Adobe
6 3 (1.99%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) Demandware
7 2 (1.32%) webMethods
7 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.32%) ATG
7 2 (1.32%) Software AG
7 2 (1.32%) hybris
7 2 (1.32%) Telerik
7 2 (1.32%) GigaSpaces
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