The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.82% 1.75% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.12% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 189 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 73.72% 82.89% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 99 61
Average daily rate £322 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £140.00 £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Bracknell region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Subversion
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 5 (35.71%) Retail
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Adobe
7 4 (28.57%) ISEB
8 3 (21.43%) Flash
8 3 (21.43%) XHTML
8 3 (21.43%) Web Design
8 3 (21.43%) J2EE
8 3 (21.43%) DB2
8 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) System Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
8 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (21.43%) RESTful
8 3 (21.43%) JBehave
8 3 (21.43%) WebDriver

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Commerce Server
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) JBehave
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Core Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
3 3 (21.43%) Flash
3 3 (21.43%) XHTML
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Document Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) SEO
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) IBM