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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.85% 1.48% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 2.17% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £332 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -15.38%
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
592 737 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.20% 68.37% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 396 272
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 18
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.53% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Scrum
3 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) MVC
4 20 (39.22%) BDD
5 18 (35.29%) C#
5 18 (35.29%) Java
6 17 (33.33%) .NET
7 16 (31.37%) HTML
8 14 (27.45%) Kanban
9 13 (25.49%) CSS
10 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (19.61%) jQuery
13 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
13 9 (17.65%) Web Services
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.69%) Spring
14 8 (15.69%) WCF
14 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (15.69%) REST
14 8 (15.69%) Sass
15 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
15 7 (13.73%) Django
15 7 (13.73%) SOAP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (5.88%) JBoss
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.92%) MPLS
3 2 (3.92%) SDH
3 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) DbUnit
3 3 (5.88%) Mockito
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
3 3 (5.88%) jMock
4 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) Toad
4 2 (3.92%) JBehave
4 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Python Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Scala Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) HTML
3 13 (25.49%) CSS
4 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 12 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (19.61%) jQuery
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
7 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 8 (15.69%) Spring
8 8 (15.69%) WCF
8 8 (15.69%) REST
8 8 (15.69%) Sass
9 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (13.73%) Django
9 7 (13.73%) SOAP
10 5 (9.80%) J2EE
10 5 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Open Source
3 4 (7.84%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.84%) New Media
4 3 (5.88%) BBC
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Scrum
3 20 (39.22%) MVC
3 20 (39.22%) BDD
4 14 (27.45%) Kanban
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (13.73%) OOP
7 6 (11.76%) DevOps
8 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.80%) OO
8 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 5 (9.80%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.88%) Validation
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
11 2 (3.92%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (35.29%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 6 (11.76%) Scala
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
1 3 (5.88%) Hyperic
1 3 (5.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Telerik
3 2 (3.92%) BEA
3 2 (3.92%) MetaSolv
3 2 (3.92%) Cramer
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Zend
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