The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Slough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.41% 1.08% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.60% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 188 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 73.90% 67.63% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 102 88
Average daily rate £425 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) QUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Jasmine
4 4 (44.44%) Sass
4 4 (44.44%) Grunt
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) QUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Jasmine
1 4 (44.44%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Velocity
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
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