The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 28 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Contract jobs citing TDD 28 57 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.93% 5.58% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 7.57% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 8
Median daily rate £413 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
532 753 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.61% 73.75% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 508 343
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £30.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for TDD.

1 33 (58.93%) C#
2 31 (55.36%) Data Protection
3 29 (51.79%) MVC
4 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (46.43%) Waterfall
6 21 (37.50%) .NET
6 21 (37.50%) BDD
6 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 16 (28.57%) SOLID
9 14 (25.00%) Scrum
9 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
11 11 (19.64%) Entity Framework
12 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (16.07%) Java
12 9 (16.07%) Web Services
12 9 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (14.29%) SOAP
13 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (12.50%) HTML
15 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
15 6 (10.71%) SQL
15 6 (10.71%) JUnit
15 6 (10.71%) OO
15 6 (10.71%) Spring
15 6 (10.71%) WCF
15 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
15 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
15 6 (10.71%) REST

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.14%) JBoss
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) GemFire
5 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.79%) HBase
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) OLTP
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.71%) JUnit
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
4 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.36%) Appium
5 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.57%) Gradle
6 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.57%) Mockito
6 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.79%) Ant
7 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.79%) Publishing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Tester
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
1 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 11 (19.64%) Entity Framework
3 9 (16.07%) Web Services
4 8 (14.29%) SOAP
5 7 (12.50%) HTML
6 6 (10.71%) REST
6 6 (10.71%) Spring
6 6 (10.71%) WCF
7 5 (8.93%) Kendo UI
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.14%) CSS
8 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
8 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.14%) HTML5
8 4 (7.14%) RESTful
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.36%) Java EE
9 3 (5.36%) jQuery
9 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) MPEG
3 1 (1.79%) Online Games
3 1 (1.79%) STB
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Data Protection
2 29 (51.79%) MVC
3 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (46.43%) Waterfall
5 21 (37.50%) BDD
6 16 (28.57%) SOLID
7 14 (25.00%) Scrum
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) OO
10 4 (7.14%) Test Management
11 3 (5.36%) Build Automation
11 3 (5.36%) User Stories
12 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.57%) DevOps
12 2 (3.57%) Front End Development
12 2 (3.57%) Kanban
12 2 (3.57%) Open Source
12 2 (3.57%) SDLC
12 2 (3.57%) Software Delivery
12 2 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.79%) Pega
3 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore