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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% 7.69% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 10.53% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
Average daily rate £200 £310 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -20.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 228 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 83.67% 73.08% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 107
Average daily rate £390 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £257 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Grunt
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) QGIS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
2 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) API Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter