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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.91% 2.05% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.44% 2.82% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 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 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
217 177 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.62% 72.54% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 101 96
Average daily rate £350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) Java
3 27 (54.00%) Scrum
4 22 (44.00%) HTML
5 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 14 (28.00%) CSS
7 14 (28.00%) OO
8 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (26.00%) RESTful
8 13 (26.00%) HTML5
9 12 (24.00%) CSS3
9 12 (24.00%) Sass
9 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
9 12 (24.00%) Grunt
9 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
10 11 (22.00%) Extreme Programming
10 11 (22.00%) BDD
10 11 (22.00%) Groovy
10 11 (22.00%) jQuery
11 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 10 (20.00%) QUnit
11 10 (20.00%) Jasmine
11 10 (20.00%) HTTP
12 9 (18.00%) SOAP
12 9 (18.00%) JIRA
12 9 (18.00%) User Stories
12 9 (18.00%) Scala
13 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
13 8 (16.00%) NoSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (6.00%) Liferay
1 3 (6.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Grunt
3 10 (20.00%) QUnit
3 10 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 9 (18.00%) JIRA
5 5 (10.00%) Subversion
6 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.00%) Gradle
7 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.00%) JBehave
7 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.00%) Selenium
7 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) CSS
3 13 (26.00%) RESTful
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
4 12 (24.00%) CSS3
4 12 (24.00%) Sass
4 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (22.00%) jQuery
6 9 (18.00%) SOAP
7 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
8 7 (14.00%) J2EE
9 6 (12.00%) REST
10 5 (10.00%) Velocity
11 3 (6.00%) Struts
11 3 (6.00%) Spring
12 2 (4.00%) Servlets
12 2 (4.00%) XML
12 2 (4.00%) XSLT
12 2 (4.00%) .NET
12 2 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) Web 2.0
2 6 (12.00%) Open Source
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Solaris
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) Scrum
3 15 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 14 (28.00%) OO
5 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (22.00%) Extreme Programming
6 11 (22.00%) BDD
7 9 (18.00%) User Stories
8 7 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.00%) SOA
9 6 (12.00%) Web Analytics
9 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.00%) SEO
9 6 (12.00%) Analytics
9 6 (12.00%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.00%) MVC
11 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) Groovy
4 9 (18.00%) Scala
5 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) GigaSpaces
1 3 (6.00%) SAP