The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.89% 1.00% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.37% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £430 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
620 729 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.45% 72.97% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 376 211
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 53 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.32%) Scrum
4 24 (38.71%) HTML
5 22 (35.48%) MVC
6 20 (32.26%) CSS
7 19 (30.65%) C#
7 19 (30.65%) .NET
7 19 (30.65%) BDD
8 18 (29.03%) Java
9 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 16 (25.81%) Python
9 16 (25.81%) Kanban
10 15 (24.19%) Django
10 15 (24.19%) Web Services
10 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (22.58%) Sass
11 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 13 (20.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
14 11 (17.74%) Software Testing
14 11 (17.74%) OOP
14 11 (17.74%) Internet
15 10 (16.13%) OO
15 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
15 10 (16.13%) REST
15 10 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (16.13%) User Experience
16 9 (14.52%) jQuery
17 8 (12.90%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) JBoss
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.23%) MPLS
3 2 (3.23%) SDH
3 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) DbUnit
4 3 (4.84%) jMock
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) Mockito
5 2 (3.23%) Toad
5 2 (3.23%) JBehave
5 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.61%) MSTest
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Python Developer
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.61%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) HTML
2 20 (32.26%) CSS
3 19 (30.65%) .NET
4 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
5 15 (24.19%) Web Services
5 15 (24.19%) Django
5 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (22.58%) Sass
7 13 (20.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.13%) REST
10 9 (14.52%) jQuery
11 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
11 8 (12.90%) JSON
11 8 (12.90%) Spring
12 7 (11.29%) SOAP
12 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (9.68%) WCF
14 5 (8.06%) XML
14 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.45%) New Media
4 3 (4.84%) Open Source
4 3 (4.84%) BBC
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Scrum
3 22 (35.48%) MVC
4 19 (30.65%) BDD
5 16 (25.81%) Kanban
6 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.74%) Software Testing
7 11 (17.74%) OOP
8 10 (16.13%) OO
8 10 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 6 (9.68%) DevOps
11 5 (8.06%) SOA
11 5 (8.06%) Validation
11 5 (8.06%) Migration
11 5 (8.06%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.65%) C#
3 18 (29.03%) Java
4 16 (25.81%) Python
5 8 (12.90%) SQL
6 6 (9.68%) Scala
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) HND
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
1 3 (4.84%) Hyperic
1 3 (4.84%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) VMware
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) BEA
3 2 (3.23%) MetaSolv
3 2 (3.23%) Cramer
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Telerik