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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.12% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 2.28% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 7
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £65.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% +100.76%
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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
674 614 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.93% 69.69% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 281 289
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 14
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £21.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 August 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 August 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 67 (95.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
3 34 (48.57%) HTML
3 34 (48.57%) CSS
3 34 (48.57%) Scrum
4 31 (44.29%) BDD
5 29 (41.43%) Python
6 25 (35.71%) User Stories
7 22 (31.43%) MVC
8 21 (30.00%) Data Protection
9 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
9 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
10 17 (24.29%) jQuery
11 16 (22.86%) Django
12 14 (20.00%) Java
13 13 (18.57%) OOP
13 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
13 13 (18.57%) Sass
13 13 (18.57%) REST
14 12 (17.14%) SDLC
14 12 (17.14%) TeamCity
14 12 (17.14%) Software Testing
14 12 (17.14%) .NET
14 12 (17.14%) C#
14 12 (17.14%) Oracle
14 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (17.14%) GIS
14 12 (17.14%) Spring
14 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.71%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (15.71%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.14%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) Grunt
7 1 (1.43%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.43%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.43%) Appium
7 1 (1.43%) gulp
7 1 (1.43%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.43%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.43%) JBehave
General
1 2 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Python Developer
5 9 (12.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.57%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) HTML
1 34 (48.57%) CSS
2 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
3 17 (24.29%) jQuery
4 16 (22.86%) Django
5 13 (18.57%) REST
5 13 (18.57%) Sass
6 12 (17.14%) Spring
6 12 (17.14%) .NET
7 11 (15.71%) EJB
7 11 (15.71%) Hibernate
7 11 (15.71%) Spring MVC
7 11 (15.71%) CSS3
7 11 (15.71%) HTML5
8 7 (10.00%) JPA
8 7 (10.00%) Java EE
8 7 (10.00%) JSON
9 6 (8.57%) Web Services
9 6 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) GIS
2 9 (12.86%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Online Games
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (95.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) Scrum
3 31 (44.29%) BDD
4 25 (35.71%) User Stories
5 22 (31.43%) MVC
6 21 (30.00%) Data Protection
7 13 (18.57%) OOP
8 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 12 (17.14%) Software Testing
8 12 (17.14%) SDLC
9 11 (15.71%) Kanban
10 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
11 7 (10.00%) Migration
11 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (8.57%) Web Development
13 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
14 4 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
2 29 (41.43%) Python
3 14 (20.00%) Java
4 12 (17.14%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) SQL
5 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Scala
6 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) Siebel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.43%) Eloqua
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