The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 36 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 31 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.21% 3.91% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 4.93% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 21
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.65%

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
597 730 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 79.26% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 442 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for TDD.

1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) BDD
3 23 (41.07%) Scrum
4 22 (39.29%) MVC
4 22 (39.29%) C#
4 22 (39.29%) Data Protection
5 21 (37.50%) Java
6 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
7 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.43%) HTML
8 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
9 11 (19.64%) .NET
9 11 (19.64%) Spring
10 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
10 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
11 9 (16.07%) CSS
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 8 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 8 (14.29%) REST
12 8 (14.29%) Big Data
12 8 (14.29%) User Stories
12 8 (14.29%) Scala
12 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
12 8 (14.29%) SOLID
13 7 (12.50%) Apache Spark
13 7 (12.50%) HDFS
13 7 (12.50%) Apache Hive
13 7 (12.50%) HBase

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Spatial
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) GemFire
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) GitHub
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Big Data
1 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 7 (12.50%) HBase
3 6 (10.71%) DB2
3 6 (10.71%) Impala
3 6 (10.71%) Sqoop
4 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.14%) GIS
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) OLTP
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Redis
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) JUnit
2 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (5.36%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) Gradle
5 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.57%) Mockito
5 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.79%) JMeter
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.79%) NUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum Master
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
2 12 (21.43%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) .NET
3 11 (19.64%) Spring
4 9 (16.07%) CSS
5 8 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 8 (14.29%) REST
5 8 (14.29%) Web Services
6 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 7 (12.50%) Java EE
7 6 (10.71%) jQuery
7 6 (10.71%) SOAP
8 5 (8.93%) EJB
8 5 (8.93%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
9 4 (7.14%) JPA
9 4 (7.14%) Node.js
9 4 (7.14%) OpenLayers
9 4 (7.14%) WCF
10 3 (5.36%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Blog
3 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) MPEG
3 1 (1.79%) Social Media
3 1 (1.79%) STB
3 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Unix
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) BDD
3 23 (41.07%) Scrum
4 22 (39.29%) Data Protection
4 22 (39.29%) MVC
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.29%) SOLID
7 8 (14.29%) User Stories
8 6 (10.71%) ETL
8 6 (10.71%) MapReduce
9 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.14%) DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.14%) Kanban
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.36%) Open Source
11 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) Java
3 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) Scala
5 6 (10.71%) Python
6 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 4 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) Go
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (8.93%) Ab Initio
4 3 (5.36%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.36%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Pega
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore