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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.31% 1.27% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 1.84% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 5
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£388 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £327 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £394
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 £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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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
587 760 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.86% 68.90% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 264
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Scrum
3 18 (42.86%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (38.10%) BDD
5 14 (33.33%) MVC
5 14 (33.33%) Kanban
6 13 (30.95%) .NET
7 12 (28.57%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) C#
8 11 (26.19%) CSS
9 9 (21.43%) Web Services
9 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 8 (19.05%) Spring
10 8 (19.05%) REST
10 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) Django
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.67%) SOAP
11 7 (16.67%) OOP
11 7 (16.67%) Python
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) Internet
12 6 (14.29%) WCF
12 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (14.29%) Scala
12 6 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (14.29%) Sass

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 3 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (4.76%) MPLS
3 2 (4.76%) SDH
3 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) DbUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Mockito
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) jMock
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.76%) Toad
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) JBehave
4 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (2.38%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) Web Services
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (19.05%) Spring
5 8 (19.05%) REST
5 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (16.67%) Django
6 7 (16.67%) SOAP
7 6 (14.29%) WCF
7 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 6 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (14.29%) Sass
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.90%) Apache Camel
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (11.90%) jQuery
8 5 (11.90%) J2EE
9 4 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) User Experience
1 5 (11.90%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 4 (9.52%) New Media
3 3 (7.14%) BBC
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Scrum
3 16 (38.10%) BDD
4 14 (33.33%) MVC
4 14 (33.33%) Kanban
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) OOP
6 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (14.29%) DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.90%) SOA
7 5 (11.90%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.14%) Validation
9 3 (7.14%) Migration
10 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
1 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) Scala
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) vSphere
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) logstash
1 3 (7.14%) Hyperic
1 3 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) MetaSolv
3 2 (4.76%) Cramer
3 2 (4.76%) BEA
4 1 (2.38%) Telerik
4 1 (2.38%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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