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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 56 71 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 1.18% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.64% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
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£525 £339 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% +6.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 15 (50.00%) BDD
4 14 (46.67%) .NET
5 13 (43.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 12 (40.00%) Scrum
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Java
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 10 (33.33%) WCF
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 8 (26.67%) HTML
10 8 (26.67%) jQuery
10 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (23.33%) SOAP
11 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
11 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 5 (16.67%) Kanban
13 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (16.67%) Web Services
13 5 (16.67%) UML
13 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 5 (16.67%) CSS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SDH
1 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Voldemort
4 1 (3.33%) BigTable
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) Toad
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) JBehave
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) Mockito
3 1 (3.33%) Hamcrest
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (33.33%) WCF
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (23.33%) SOAP
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (13.33%) Spring
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 3 (10.00%) LINQ
8 3 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) BDD
3 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
6 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) Kanban
7 5 (16.67%) UML
8 4 (13.33%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) OOD
8 4 (13.33%) SOA
8 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 4 (13.33%) AOP
8 4 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (13.33%) Software Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Cramer
2 2 (6.67%) MetaSolv
2 2 (6.67%) BEA
3 1 (3.33%) Akamai
3 1 (3.33%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik
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