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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 32 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.72% 1.01% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 1.42% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £333 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.10%) Scrum
4 21 (36.21%) MVC
5 20 (34.48%) Java
6 19 (32.76%) .NET
6 19 (32.76%) C#
6 19 (32.76%) HTML
6 19 (32.76%) BDD
7 16 (27.59%) Web Services
7 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
7 16 (27.59%) Kanban
8 15 (25.86%) CSS
8 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (22.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
11 11 (18.97%) Django
11 11 (18.97%) Python
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.24%) OOP
12 10 (17.24%) Internet
12 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
12 10 (17.24%) REST
12 10 (17.24%) Sass
13 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (15.52%) User Experience
13 9 (15.52%) jQuery
13 9 (15.52%) OO
13 9 (15.52%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.17%) CMS
2 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.17%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.45%) SDH
3 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) JUnit
3 5 (8.62%) Selenium
3 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.17%) jMock
5 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 3 (5.17%) Mockito
5 3 (5.17%) DbUnit
5 3 (5.17%) JBehave
5 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) Toad
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.72%) MSTest
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Python Developer
2 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.72%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
1 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) Web Services
2 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.86%) CSS
3 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (22.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 11 (18.97%) Django
7 10 (17.24%) REST
7 10 (17.24%) Sass
8 9 (15.52%) jQuery
9 8 (13.79%) SOAP
9 8 (13.79%) Spring
10 7 (12.07%) WCF
10 7 (12.07%) JSON
10 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.62%) XML
11 5 (8.62%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (8.62%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.90%) New Media
4 3 (5.17%) BBC
4 3 (5.17%) Open Source
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) FMCG
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Scrum
3 21 (36.21%) MVC
4 19 (32.76%) BDD
5 16 (27.59%) Kanban
6 10 (17.24%) OOP
6 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (15.52%) OO
8 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.34%) DevOps
9 6 (10.34%) Pair Programming
10 5 (8.62%) Validation
10 5 (8.62%) Migration
10 5 (8.62%) SOA
11 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.17%) Fault Management
12 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) Java
3 19 (32.76%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) Python
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
6 6 (10.34%) Scala
7 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.45%) HND
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
1 3 (5.17%) Hyperic
1 3 (5.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) BEA
3 2 (3.45%) MetaSolv
3 2 (3.45%) Cramer
4 1 (1.72%) Telerik
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe
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