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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 22 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.19% 1.61% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.05% 2.29% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +1.26%
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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
219 175 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.57% 70.56% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 108 92
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) Java
3 25 (53.19%) Scrum
4 21 (44.68%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) RESTful
6 14 (29.79%) Pair Programming
6 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
7 13 (27.66%) CSS
7 13 (27.66%) OO
8 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
8 12 (25.53%) Extreme Programming
8 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
8 12 (25.53%) HTML5
9 11 (23.40%) Groovy
9 11 (23.40%) BDD
9 11 (23.40%) CSS3
9 11 (23.40%) Sass
9 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
9 11 (23.40%) User Stories
9 11 (23.40%) Grunt
9 11 (23.40%) HTTP
10 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
10 10 (21.28%) jQuery
11 9 (19.15%) Scala
11 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
11 9 (19.15%) QUnit
11 9 (19.15%) Jasmine
11 9 (19.15%) SOAP
11 9 (19.15%) JIRA
12 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.26%) Liferay
1 2 (4.26%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Yammer
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
2 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.40%) Grunt
3 9 (19.15%) QUnit
3 9 (19.15%) Jasmine
3 9 (19.15%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.26%) JBehave
6 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium
6 2 (4.26%) Gradle
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Systems Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) RESTful
3 13 (27.66%) CSS
4 12 (25.53%) HTML5
5 11 (23.40%) CSS3
5 11 (23.40%) Sass
5 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
6 10 (21.28%) jQuery
7 9 (19.15%) SOAP
8 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
9 7 (14.89%) J2EE
10 6 (12.77%) REST
11 4 (8.51%) Velocity
12 2 (4.26%) Struts
12 2 (4.26%) Spring
12 2 (4.26%) JSON
12 2 (4.26%) LESS
13 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 7 (14.89%) Web 2.0
3 5 (10.64%) Open Source
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) DTV
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Solaris
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Android
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Scrum
3 14 (29.79%) Pair Programming
4 13 (27.66%) OO
5 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.53%) Extreme Programming
6 11 (23.40%) BDD
6 11 (23.40%) User Stories
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.89%) Analytics
7 7 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (14.89%) Feature Driven Development
7 7 (14.89%) Web Analytics
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.89%) SEO
7 7 (14.89%) SOA
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) MVC
9 4 (8.51%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (6.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) Groovy
4 9 (19.15%) Scala
5 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) GigaSpaces