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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 79 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing TDD 51 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.84% 1.43% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.01% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 24
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £299 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £428 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
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
1960 1890 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.66% 71.11% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 946 695
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 49
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +2 19 £400 +10.34% 18
Bracknell +9 9 £400 - 5
Slough -6 4 £406 +25.00% 1
Newbury -5 2 £394 -8.43% 4
Thatcham - 1 £163 -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 102 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (52.76%) JavaScript
3 64 (50.39%) HTML
4 54 (42.52%) Java
5 47 (37.01%) CSS
6 38 (29.92%) Scrum
7 31 (24.41%) MVC
8 30 (23.62%) Web Services
9 26 (20.47%) BDD
10 25 (19.69%) SOAP
10 25 (19.69%) .NET
11 24 (18.90%) C#
12 22 (17.32%) OO
12 22 (17.32%) Python
12 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
12 22 (17.32%) HTML5
12 22 (17.32%) Sass
13 21 (16.54%) RESTful
13 21 (16.54%) AngularJS
14 20 (15.75%) REST
15 19 (14.96%) Django
15 19 (14.96%) jQuery
15 19 (14.96%) SQL
16 18 (14.17%) Linux
16 18 (14.17%) CSS3
17 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
17 17 (13.39%) User Experience
18 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (12.60%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (12.60%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (7.87%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.30%) JBoss
2 8 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.30%) CMS
3 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.15%) Node.js
5 3 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.57%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.79%) Apache
7 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.79%) Mule
7 1 (0.79%) Liferay
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) GitHub
4 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Internet
2 11 (8.66%) HTTP
3 3 (2.36%) SDH
3 3 (2.36%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.36%) MPLS
3 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.36%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.94%) DB2
5 4 (3.15%) MySQL
6 3 (2.36%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.24%) Selenium
2 13 (10.24%) JUnit
3 8 (6.30%) Subversion
3 8 (6.30%) Maven
3 8 (6.30%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.51%) Grunt
4 7 (5.51%) JIRA
4 7 (5.51%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.94%) JBehave
7 4 (3.15%) Ant
7 4 (3.15%) Mockito
8 3 (2.36%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.36%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.36%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.36%) jMock
General
1 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.87%) Retail
3 9 (7.09%) Finance
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Electronics
5 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (74.02%) Developer
2 30 (23.62%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Python Developer
4 12 (9.45%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.45%) C# Developer
4 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.87%) Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.94%) QA Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.39%) HTML
2 47 (37.01%) CSS
3 30 (23.62%) Web Services
4 25 (19.69%) SOAP
4 25 (19.69%) .NET
5 22 (17.32%) HTML5
5 22 (17.32%) Sass
6 21 (16.54%) AngularJS
6 21 (16.54%) RESTful
7 20 (15.75%) REST
8 19 (14.96%) Django
8 19 (14.96%) jQuery
9 18 (14.17%) CSS3
10 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (12.60%) JSON
10 16 (12.60%) J2EE
10 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET
11 13 (10.24%) XML
12 12 (9.45%) Spring
13 9 (7.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) User Experience
2 8 (6.30%) Open Source
3 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.94%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.36%) DTV
6 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) BBC
8 1 (0.79%) Online Games
8 1 (0.79%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.17%) Linux
2 10 (7.87%) Windows
3 8 (6.30%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.92%) Scrum
3 31 (24.41%) MVC
4 26 (20.47%) BDD
5 22 (17.32%) OO
5 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
6 16 (12.60%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (12.60%) Kanban
7 14 (11.02%) Test Automation
7 14 (11.02%) OOP
7 14 (11.02%) Software Testing
8 13 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.45%) Pair Programming
10 9 (7.09%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.09%) User Stories
11 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.30%) SOA
11 8 (6.30%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (6.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (52.76%) JavaScript
2 54 (42.52%) Java
3 24 (18.90%) C#
4 22 (17.32%) Python
5 19 (14.96%) SQL
6 7 (5.51%) Groovy
6 7 (5.51%) Scala
7 5 (3.94%) PHP
8 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.57%) Perl
9 2 (1.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.72%) ISEB
2 6 (4.72%) Degree
3 5 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) ZABBIX
1 3 (2.36%) Hyperic
1 3 (2.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.36%) Adobe
3 3 (2.36%) SAP
3 3 (2.36%) MetaSolv
3 3 (2.36%) Cramer
3 3 (2.36%) VMware
3 3 (2.36%) BEA
4 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.57%) webMethods
4 2 (1.57%) Telerik
4 2 (1.57%) Software AG
5 1 (0.79%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (0.79%) Zend
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