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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 56 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 73 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.76% 0.93% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.32% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 12 12
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£358 £395 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.49% +17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
1827 1823 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.97% 70.74% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +34 30 £388 +10.71% 7
Slough +19 29 £317 -18.84%
Bracknell 0 5 - - 2
Newbury - 1 £350 - 3
Hungerford - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 97 (86.61%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (53.57%) Scrum
3 52 (46.43%) Java
4 43 (38.39%) HTML
5 42 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 34 (30.36%) CSS
7 28 (25.00%) BDD
8 26 (23.21%) OO
9 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
10 21 (18.75%) MVC
11 20 (17.86%) SOAP
11 20 (17.86%) E-Commerce
11 20 (17.86%) Sass
12 19 (16.96%) Pair Programming
12 19 (16.96%) HTML5
13 18 (16.07%) Scala
13 18 (16.07%) jQuery
13 18 (16.07%) C#
13 18 (16.07%) AngularJS
14 17 (15.18%) SQL
14 17 (15.18%) .NET
14 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
14 17 (15.18%) Web Services
14 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (15.18%) RESTful
14 17 (15.18%) CSS3
15 16 (14.29%) Kanban
15 16 (14.29%) SOA
15 16 (14.29%) Grunt
16 15 (13.39%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.46%) Apache
4 3 (2.68%) JBoss
4 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.68%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.68%) Liferay
4 3 (2.68%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.79%) Node.js
5 2 (1.79%) WordPress
5 2 (1.79%) Drupal
5 2 (1.79%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Magento
2 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.68%) GitHub
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) PaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Internet
2 7 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 7 (6.25%) SDH
2 7 (6.25%) MPLS
3 5 (4.46%) HTTP
4 3 (2.68%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (8.04%) MySQL
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.29%) Grunt
3 12 (10.71%) QUnit
3 12 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 11 (9.82%) JIRA
5 9 (8.04%) JUnit
5 9 (8.04%) Subversion
6 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 7 (6.25%) Toad
8 5 (4.46%) jMock
8 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.46%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.57%) Selenium
10 3 (2.68%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.68%) Maven
10 3 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.68%) DbUnit
General
1 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Developer
2 25 (22.32%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.39%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.36%) MySQL DBA
8 6 (5.36%) Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.36%) DBA
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.79%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.39%) HTML
2 34 (30.36%) CSS
3 20 (17.86%) SOAP
3 20 (17.86%) Sass
4 19 (16.96%) HTML5
5 18 (16.07%) jQuery
5 18 (16.07%) AngularJS
6 17 (15.18%) .NET
6 17 (15.18%) Web Services
6 17 (15.18%) RESTful
6 17 (15.18%) CSS3
7 14 (12.50%) XML
8 13 (11.61%) Spring
8 13 (11.61%) REST
9 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 11 (9.82%) JMS
10 11 (9.82%) J2EE
11 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.14%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.25%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Open Source
2 13 (11.61%) User Experience
3 6 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.46%) Web 2.0
4 5 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.57%) New Media
6 3 (2.68%) BBC
6 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) iPad
7 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) UNIX
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Solaris
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (86.61%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (53.57%) Scrum
3 28 (25.00%) BDD
4 26 (23.21%) OO
5 21 (18.75%) MVC
6 20 (17.86%) E-Commerce
7 19 (16.96%) Pair Programming
8 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.29%) Kanban
9 16 (14.29%) SOA
10 13 (11.61%) Extreme Programming
10 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.71%) OOP
12 9 (8.04%) Migration
12 9 (8.04%) User Stories
13 7 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.25%) Software Testing
13 7 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.43%) Java
2 42 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.07%) Scala
3 18 (16.07%) C#
4 17 (15.18%) SQL
5 13 (11.61%) Groovy
6 10 (8.93%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.04%) Python
8 3 (2.68%) Perl
8 3 (2.68%) Ruby
9 2 (1.79%) PHP
9 2 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) ISEB
2 4 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) ZABBIX
1 3 (2.68%) logstash
1 3 (2.68%) Hyperic
2 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.25%) BEA
3 7 (6.25%) MetaSolv
3 7 (6.25%) Cramer
4 3 (2.68%) Adobe
4 3 (2.68%) VMware
4 3 (2.68%) GigaSpaces
5 2 (1.79%) Demandware
5 2 (1.79%) hybris
5 2 (1.79%) ATG
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) Telerik
6 1 (0.89%) Zend
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