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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.60% 1.79% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 2.35% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £303 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +11.11%
TDD
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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
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 33 (53.23%) HTML
4 29 (46.77%) CSS
5 27 (43.55%) Scrum
6 23 (37.10%) Python
7 22 (35.48%) Django
8 21 (33.87%) BDD
9 20 (32.26%) Kanban
10 19 (30.65%) Sass
11 18 (29.03%) MVC
12 17 (27.42%) C#
13 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
13 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
14 15 (24.19%) .NET
14 15 (24.19%) OOP
14 15 (24.19%) User Experience
15 14 (22.58%) REST
15 14 (22.58%) Web Services
15 14 (22.58%) Internet
16 13 (20.97%) Java
17 12 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (17.74%) Linux
18 11 (17.74%) JSON
19 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
19 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
19 10 (16.13%) CSS3
19 10 (16.13%) HTML5
20 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 9 (14.52%) NoSQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
1 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
1 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Selenium
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.84%) jMock
4 3 (4.84%) JBehave
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) DbUnit
4 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Mockito
4 3 (4.84%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.61%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.61%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.61%) MSTest
5 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Python Developer
3 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.61%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) HTML
2 29 (46.77%) CSS
3 22 (35.48%) Django
4 19 (30.65%) Sass
5 15 (24.19%) .NET
6 14 (22.58%) Web Services
6 14 (22.58%) REST
7 11 (17.74%) JSON
8 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 10 (16.13%) CSS3
8 10 (16.13%) HTML5
8 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
9 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (12.90%) jQuery
11 7 (11.29%) RESTful
11 7 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (11.29%) Entity Framework
11 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.68%) Spring
13 5 (8.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) New Media
3 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.84%) BBC
4 2 (3.23%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Online Games
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Scrum
3 21 (33.87%) BDD
4 20 (32.26%) Kanban
5 18 (29.03%) MVC
6 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
6 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
7 15 (24.19%) OOP
8 12 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (14.52%) OO
10 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
10 8 (12.90%) Test Scripting
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.45%) Pair Programming
13 4 (6.45%) V-Model
13 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
14 3 (4.84%) DevOps
14 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.10%) Python
3 17 (27.42%) C#
4 13 (20.97%) Java
5 7 (11.29%) SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) ISEB
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) HND
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) 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 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
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