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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 58 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.73% 1.62% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 2.36% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 12 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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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
732 592 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.33% 68.52% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 310 364
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 75 (94.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) Scrum
2 40 (50.63%) BDD
3 37 (46.84%) JavaScript
4 32 (40.51%) HTML
5 31 (39.24%) CSS
6 29 (36.71%) Data Protection
7 28 (35.44%) MVC
7 28 (35.44%) User Stories
8 24 (30.38%) Python
9 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
10 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
11 18 (22.78%) jQuery
12 17 (21.52%) C#
12 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
13 16 (20.25%) .NET
14 15 (18.99%) Java
15 14 (17.72%) SDLC
16 13 (16.46%) REST
16 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (16.46%) Spring
17 12 (15.19%) TeamCity
17 12 (15.19%) Django
17 12 (15.19%) GIS
17 12 (15.19%) Oracle
17 12 (15.19%) OOP
18 11 (13.92%) HTML5
18 11 (13.92%) CSS3
18 11 (13.92%) Sass
18 11 (13.92%) EJB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (13.92%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.19%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.33%) Selenium
5 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.53%) gulp
6 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.53%) Grunt
7 1 (1.27%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.27%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.27%) Appium
7 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.27%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Mockito
7 1 (1.27%) JBehave
7 1 (1.27%) jMock
General
1 2 (2.53%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
3 16 (20.25%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Python Developer
6 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (11.39%) ScrumMaster
6 9 (11.39%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Junior Java Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Junior Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) HTML
2 31 (39.24%) CSS
3 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
4 18 (22.78%) jQuery
5 16 (20.25%) .NET
6 13 (16.46%) Spring
6 13 (16.46%) REST
7 12 (15.19%) Django
8 11 (13.92%) CSS3
8 11 (13.92%) HTML5
8 11 (13.92%) Hibernate
8 11 (13.92%) Spring MVC
8 11 (13.92%) EJB
8 11 (13.92%) Sass
9 9 (11.39%) Web Services
10 7 (8.86%) Java EE
10 7 (8.86%) JPA
11 6 (7.59%) RESTful
11 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) GIS
2 9 (11.39%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Online Games
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (94.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) Scrum
2 40 (50.63%) BDD
3 29 (36.71%) Data Protection
4 28 (35.44%) MVC
4 28 (35.44%) User Stories
5 14 (17.72%) SDLC
6 12 (15.19%) OOP
7 11 (13.92%) Software Testing
7 11 (13.92%) Kanban
8 9 (11.39%) Migration
9 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) Web Development
10 7 (8.86%) OO
10 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) JavaScript
2 24 (30.38%) Python
3 17 (21.52%) C#
4 15 (18.99%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) SQL
6 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.27%) VMware
3 1 (1.27%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.27%) Siebel
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