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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.93% 1.39% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 2.04% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £332 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+16.79% -5.07%
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
581 734 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.21% 68.15% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 386 270
Average daily rate £425 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Average hourly rate £27.83 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.93% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Scrum
3 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (40.00%) BDD
5 19 (38.00%) MVC
6 18 (36.00%) Java
7 17 (34.00%) .NET
7 17 (34.00%) C#
8 16 (32.00%) HTML
9 14 (28.00%) Kanban
10 13 (26.00%) CSS
11 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (22.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (18.00%) Web Services
13 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (18.00%) jQuery
14 8 (16.00%) Spring
14 8 (16.00%) WCF
14 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 8 (16.00%) Sass
14 8 (16.00%) REST
15 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (14.00%) Inversion of Control
15 7 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (14.00%) SOAP
15 7 (14.00%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (6.00%) JBoss
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (4.00%) MPLS
3 2 (4.00%) SDH
3 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) Mockito
3 3 (6.00%) DbUnit
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) jMock
3 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.00%) Toad
4 2 (4.00%) JBehave
4 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) CSS
4 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (22.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (18.00%) Web Services
6 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (18.00%) jQuery
7 8 (16.00%) Spring
7 8 (16.00%) WCF
7 8 (16.00%) Sass
7 8 (16.00%) REST
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (14.00%) SOAP
8 7 (14.00%) Django
9 5 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (10.00%) Apache Camel
9 5 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.00%) New Media
3 4 (8.00%) Open Source
4 3 (6.00%) BBC
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Scrum
3 20 (40.00%) BDD
4 19 (38.00%) MVC
5 14 (28.00%) Kanban
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (14.00%) OOP
8 6 (12.00%) DevOps
9 5 (10.00%) OO
9 5 (10.00%) SOA
9 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.00%) Pair Programming
10 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.00%) Validation
11 3 (6.00%) Migration
11 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.00%) Java
3 17 (34.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 6 (12.00%) Scala
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) vSphere
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (6.00%) logstash
1 3 (6.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) Telerik
3 2 (4.00%) MetaSolv
3 2 (4.00%) Cramer
3 2 (4.00%) BEA
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Zend
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