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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 73 56 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +42
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 76 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.89% 2.80% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.83% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 12
Average daily rate £376 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £307 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +5 42 £382 +1.80% 11
Slough -15 3 £200 -35.48%
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 88 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (59.60%) JavaScript
3 47 (47.47%) HTML
4 43 (43.43%) CSS
5 40 (40.40%) Python
5 40 (40.40%) Scrum
6 36 (36.36%) Linux
7 29 (29.29%) Django
7 29 (29.29%) User Experience
8 28 (28.28%) OOP
9 23 (23.23%) Software Testing
10 21 (21.21%) Sass
10 21 (21.21%) NoSQL
11 20 (20.20%) BDD
11 20 (20.20%) Data Protection
12 19 (19.19%) JSON
13 18 (18.18%) Unit Testing
14 17 (17.17%) Java
14 17 (17.17%) REST
14 17 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
16 15 (15.15%) C#
16 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
17 14 (14.14%) .NET
17 14 (14.14%) Web Services
17 14 (14.14%) MVC
17 14 (14.14%) Internet
17 14 (14.14%) Kanban
18 13 (13.13%) RDBMS
18 13 (13.13%) Relational Database

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (3.03%) Commerce Server
1 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.02%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Node.js
3 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) Mule
3 1 (1.01%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.01%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 13 (13.13%) RDBMS
2 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.08%) Riak
4 7 (7.07%) Big Data
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) QGIS
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Ant
1 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.08%) Maven
2 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.03%) Grunt
3 3 (3.03%) gulp
4 2 (2.02%) Moq
4 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) MSTest
5 1 (1.01%) NUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.01%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (76.77%) Developer
2 37 (37.37%) Python Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (10.10%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Linux Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Scrum Master
8 7 (7.07%) Big Data Developer
9 6 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Agile Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.47%) HTML
2 43 (43.43%) CSS
3 29 (29.29%) Django
4 21 (21.21%) Sass
5 19 (19.19%) JSON
6 17 (17.17%) REST
7 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 14 (14.14%) .NET
8 14 (14.14%) Web Services
9 12 (12.12%) jQuery
10 11 (11.11%) HTML5
10 11 (11.11%) RESTful
11 9 (9.09%) CSS3
12 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
13 7 (7.07%) Entity Framework
13 7 (7.07%) LESS
14 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (6.06%) Backbone.js
15 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
15 5 (5.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) User Experience
2 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.01%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Unix
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.40%) Scrum
3 28 (28.28%) OOP
4 23 (23.23%) Software Testing
5 20 (20.20%) BDD
5 20 (20.20%) Data Protection
6 18 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 17 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
9 14 (14.14%) Kanban
9 14 (14.14%) MVC
10 12 (12.12%) Service Delivery
10 12 (12.12%) User Stories
11 11 (11.11%) OO
12 10 (10.10%) Front End Development
13 9 (9.09%) Secure Coding
14 8 (8.08%) SDLC
15 7 (7.07%) Business Continuity
15 7 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (7.07%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 59 (59.60%) JavaScript
2 40 (40.40%) Python
3 17 (17.17%) Java
4 15 (15.15%) C#
5 8 (8.08%) SQL
6 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.02%) ES6
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.04%) Google
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle
2 2 (2.02%) HP
2 2 (2.02%) Twitter
3 1 (1.01%) Facebook
3 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.01%) Siebel
3 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
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