The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.42% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.36% 0.58% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 1
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£317 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 172 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 70.45% 71.37% 68.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 95 86
Average daily rate £350 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Slough region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Slough

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (68.63%) Scrum
3 24 (47.06%) HTML
4 23 (45.10%) Java
5 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 16 (31.37%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
7 15 (29.41%) HTML5
7 15 (29.41%) OO
7 15 (29.41%) Pair Programming
8 14 (27.45%) CSS3
8 14 (27.45%) Sass
8 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
8 14 (27.45%) Grunt
9 13 (25.49%) RESTful
9 13 (25.49%) jQuery
10 12 (23.53%) Groovy
10 12 (23.53%) QUnit
10 12 (23.53%) Jasmine
10 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
11 11 (21.57%) Extreme Programming
11 11 (21.57%) Scala
12 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
12 10 (19.61%) BDD
13 8 (15.69%) JIRA
13 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
13 8 (15.69%) User Stories
13 8 (15.69%) SOA
13 8 (15.69%) Linux
13 8 (15.69%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) Apache
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.88%) Alfresco
1 3 (5.88%) Liferay
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (27.45%) Grunt
3 12 (23.53%) QUnit
3 12 (23.53%) Jasmine
4 8 (15.69%) JIRA
5 6 (11.76%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.88%) Selenium
7 3 (5.88%) JBehave
7 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.88%) Gradle
7 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.96%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (11.76%) DBA
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.96%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.96%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) HTML5
4 14 (27.45%) CSS3
4 14 (27.45%) Sass
4 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
5 13 (25.49%) jQuery
5 13 (25.49%) RESTful
6 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
7 6 (11.76%) Velocity
8 5 (9.80%) SOAP
9 4 (7.84%) J2EE
10 3 (5.88%) Struts
10 3 (5.88%) Servlets
10 3 (5.88%) JSR 168
10 3 (5.88%) XML
10 3 (5.88%) XSLT
10 3 (5.88%) XHTML
10 3 (5.88%) Spring
11 2 (3.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Open Source
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 6 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.80%) Web 2.0
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.92%) DTV
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (68.63%) Scrum
3 15 (29.41%) OO
3 15 (29.41%) Pair Programming
4 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 11 (21.57%) Extreme Programming
6 10 (19.61%) BDD
7 8 (15.69%) User Stories
7 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.69%) SOA
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (11.76%) Logistics
10 5 (9.80%) Web Analytics
10 5 (9.80%) MVC
10 5 (9.80%) SEO
10 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.80%) Analytics
10 5 (9.80%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) Groovy
4 11 (21.57%) Scala
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (3.92%) SAP