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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.74% 3.37% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 4.19% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
TDD
Berkshire

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
227 215 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 84.07% 80.52% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 104 93
Average daily rate £438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree