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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.55% 1.33% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 1.77% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.84%
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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
679 792 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.16% 75.07% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 406 216
Average daily rate £400 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 13
Average hourly rate £30.25 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (65.67%) JavaScript
3 32 (47.76%) HTML
4 28 (41.79%) CSS
5 27 (40.30%) Scrum
6 23 (34.33%) Python
7 22 (32.84%) MVC
7 22 (32.84%) Django
8 20 (29.85%) BDD
9 19 (28.36%) Sass
10 18 (26.87%) Kanban
10 18 (26.87%) .NET
10 18 (26.87%) C#
11 16 (23.88%) Internet
11 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
11 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
12 15 (22.39%) OOP
12 15 (22.39%) User Experience
13 14 (20.90%) REST
13 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
13 14 (20.90%) Java
14 13 (19.40%) Web Services
14 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (19.40%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (17.91%) jQuery
16 11 (16.42%) JSON
16 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.42%) OO
16 11 (16.42%) Linux
16 11 (16.42%) Entity Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.48%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.48%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) RDBMS
2 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) JUnit
2 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
4 3 (4.48%) jMock
4 3 (4.48%) Mockito
4 3 (4.48%) DbUnit
4 3 (4.48%) JBehave
4 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Python Developer
3 12 (17.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.76%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) CSS
3 22 (32.84%) Django
4 19 (28.36%) Sass
5 18 (26.87%) .NET
6 14 (20.90%) REST
6 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
7 13 (19.40%) Web Services
7 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (17.91%) jQuery
9 11 (16.42%) JSON
9 11 (16.42%) Entity Framework
10 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
11 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
12 7 (10.45%) HTML5
12 7 (10.45%) CSS3
13 6 (8.96%) Spring
14 5 (7.46%) SOAP
14 5 (7.46%) RESTful
14 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) User Experience
2 4 (5.97%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.97%) New Media
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) BBC
3 3 (4.48%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.99%) Open Source
4 2 (2.99%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) Online Games
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Scrum
3 22 (32.84%) MVC
4 20 (29.85%) BDD
5 18 (26.87%) Kanban
6 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
6 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
7 15 (22.39%) OOP
8 13 (19.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (16.42%) OO
10 8 (11.94%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.46%) Validation
13 4 (5.97%) DevOps
13 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.97%) SOA
13 4 (5.97%) V-Model
14 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.33%) Python
3 18 (26.87%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) SQL
6 4 (5.97%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) ISEB
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) ZABBIX
1 3 (4.48%) logstash
1 3 (4.48%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) VMware
3 1 (1.49%) Telerik
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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