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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Contract jobs citing TDD 42 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.32% 3.78% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 5.42% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 5
Average daily rate £382 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
Berkshire

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
743 609 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.36% 69.76% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 339 372
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 76 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (47.50%) Python
4 36 (45.00%) Scrum
5 35 (43.75%) Linux
6 33 (41.25%) HTML
7 29 (36.25%) CSS
8 28 (35.00%) OOP
8 28 (35.00%) Django
9 24 (30.00%) User Experience
10 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
11 21 (26.25%) NoSQL
12 20 (25.00%) Data Protection
13 19 (23.75%) BDD
14 17 (21.25%) REST
15 16 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
17 14 (17.50%) Internet
17 14 (17.50%) Web Services
17 14 (17.50%) Java
17 14 (17.50%) Sass
18 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
18 13 (16.25%) Kanban
18 13 (16.25%) JSON
18 13 (16.25%) RDBMS
19 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
20 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
20 11 (13.75%) RESTful
21 10 (12.50%) OO
21 10 (12.50%) C#

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Mule
2 1 (1.25%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) NoSQL
2 13 (16.25%) RDBMS
2 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (10.00%) Riak
4 7 (8.75%) Big Data
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Ant
1 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (10.00%) Maven
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Moq
4 1 (1.25%) MSTest
4 1 (1.25%) NUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (75.00%) Developer
2 36 (45.00%) Python Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Linux Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum Master
9 5 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Agile Scrum Master
12 2 (2.50%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) HTML
2 29 (36.25%) CSS
3 28 (35.00%) Django
4 17 (21.25%) REST
5 14 (17.50%) Sass
5 14 (17.50%) Web Services
6 13 (16.25%) JSON
7 11 (13.75%) RESTful
8 8 (10.00%) .NET
9 6 (7.50%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.00%) WCF
11 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.75%) jQuery
11 3 (3.75%) SOAP
12 2 (2.50%) XML
12 2 (2.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) User Experience
2 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Unix
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.00%) Scrum
3 28 (35.00%) OOP
4 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
5 20 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 19 (23.75%) BDD
7 16 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.25%) Kanban
10 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
12 10 (12.50%) OO
13 9 (11.25%) MVC
13 9 (11.25%) Secure Coding
13 9 (11.25%) User Stories
14 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity
14 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (8.75%) Document Management
14 7 (8.75%) Information Governance
14 7 (8.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (47.50%) Python
3 14 (17.50%) Java
4 10 (12.50%) C#
5 7 (8.75%) SQL
6 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.50%) HP
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (1.25%) Facebook
2 1 (1.25%) Twitter
2 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago