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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 1.19% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.63% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
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£425 £339 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% +6.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -13.33%
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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
594 735 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.89% 73.13% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 329 288
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 12 (41.38%) BDD
4 12 (41.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 10 (34.48%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) jQuery
7 8 (27.59%) WCF
7 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) CSS
9 5 (17.24%) J2EE
9 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
9 5 (17.24%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) Voldemort
4 1 (3.45%) BigTable
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) NUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Mockito
3 1 (3.45%) Hamcrest
3 1 (3.45%) JBehave
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) jQuery
5 8 (27.59%) WCF
6 6 (20.69%) Spring
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) J2EE
8 4 (13.79%) SOAP
8 4 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (10.34%) Backbone.js
9 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (10.34%) RESTful
10 2 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) BDD
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) UML
7 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming
8 4 (13.79%) AOP
8 4 (13.79%) OO
8 4 (13.79%) OOD
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
8 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (10.34%) Kanban
10 2 (6.90%) Web Development
10 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Akamai
2 1 (3.45%) Zend
2 1 (3.45%) Telerik
2 1 (3.45%) Google
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