The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 53 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 1.68% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.40% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
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£425 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +18.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
607 666 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.82% 69.96% 68.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 285 309
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
Berkshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) MVC
4 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 11 (35.48%) BDD
6 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) Java
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) jQuery
8 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) WCF
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Spring
9 7 (22.58%) Web Services
9 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (19.35%) CSS
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
11 5 (16.13%) UML
11 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
11 5 (16.13%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Voldemort
4 2 (6.45%) BigTable
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) NUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) Hamcrest
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
4 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (29.03%) jQuery
5 8 (25.81%) WCF
6 7 (22.58%) Spring
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (19.35%) CSS
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (12.90%) J2EE
8 4 (12.90%) SOAP
8 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) RESTful
9 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) BDD
5 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) UML
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) OOD
8 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) AOP
8 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
8 4 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (9.68%) Kanban
9 3 (9.68%) Web Development
10 2 (6.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Akamai
3 1 (3.23%) Telerik
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