The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 34 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.79% 4.12% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 5.30% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 19
Median daily rate £413 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
594 773 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.26% 77.77% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 446 362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Reading

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Reading region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for TDD.

1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) BDD
3 23 (40.35%) Scrum
4 22 (38.60%) Data Protection
5 21 (36.84%) Java
6 20 (35.09%) C#
6 20 (35.09%) MVC
7 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
9 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (21.05%) HTML
11 10 (17.54%) Finance
11 10 (17.54%) Big Data
11 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
11 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.54%) Scala
12 9 (15.79%) Hadoop
12 9 (15.79%) Entity Framework
12 9 (15.79%) Apache Hive
12 9 (15.79%) MapReduce
12 9 (15.79%) HBase
12 9 (15.79%) Sqoop
12 9 (15.79%) Oozie
12 9 (15.79%) HDFS
12 9 (15.79%) Impala
12 9 (15.79%) Apache Spark
12 9 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (15.79%) .NET
12 9 (15.79%) DB2
12 9 (15.79%) CSS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DVB
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Big Data
1 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) Apache Hive
2 9 (15.79%) DB2
2 9 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 9 (15.79%) HBase
2 9 (15.79%) Impala
2 9 (15.79%) Sqoop
3 4 (7.02%) GIS
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) OLTP
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
3 4 (7.02%) Selenium
4 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) JUnit
4 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) Appium
6 1 (1.75%) Calabash
6 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.75%) git-flow
6 1 (1.75%) Grunt
6 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.75%) Mocha
6 1 (1.75%) MSTest
6 1 (1.75%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Protractor
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.75%) Publishing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Scrum Master
5 6 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Hadoop Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.51%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 12 (21.05%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) .NET
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) Entity Framework
4 8 (14.04%) REST
4 8 (14.04%) Spring
5 6 (10.53%) HTML5
6 5 (8.77%) EJB
6 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.77%) Java EE
6 5 (8.77%) jQuery
6 5 (8.77%) Web Services
7 4 (7.02%) Angular 2
7 4 (7.02%) JPA
7 4 (7.02%) OpenLayers
7 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.26%) CSS3
8 3 (5.26%) Node.js
8 3 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.51%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Blog
2 1 (1.75%) Digital TV
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) MPEG
2 1 (1.75%) Social Media
2 1 (1.75%) STB
2 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Android
1 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Unix
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) BDD
3 23 (40.35%) Scrum
4 22 (38.60%) Data Protection
5 20 (35.09%) MVC
6 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.79%) ETL
7 9 (15.79%) MapReduce
8 8 (14.04%) User Stories
9 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.53%) SOLID
11 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.02%) Front End Development
12 4 (7.02%) Kanban
13 3 (5.26%) DevOps
13 3 (5.26%) SDLC
13 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery
13 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
13 3 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) C#
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) Scala
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 5 (8.77%) SQL
7 3 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) Go
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) IFRS
1 1 (1.75%) IFRS 9
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (14.04%) Ab Initio
3 6 (10.53%) Cloudera
3 6 (10.53%) Hortonworks
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Pega
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Sitecore